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Maybe I worry too much, but I want to know how cartilage disorders will affect my child's overall health.?

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
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Injured, inflamed or damaged cartilage can cause symptoms such as pain and limited movement.
It can also lead to joint damage and deformity. Causes of cartilage problems include tears and injuries, such as sports injuries, genetic factors other disorders, such as some types of arthritis.So you see some stuff you help with and some you have no control at.

In brief: Llet me help

Injured, inflamed or damaged cartilage can cause symptoms such as pain and limited movement.
It can also lead to joint damage and deformity. Causes of cartilage problems include tears and injuries, such as sports injuries, genetic factors other disorders, such as some types of arthritis.So you see some stuff you help with and some you have no control at.
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