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Suggest treatment for damaged cartilage on the toes

and are in direct contact with each other. Is replacement of the damaged cartilage with silicone gel a possibility ...My right great toe has cartilage damage due to trauma (sliding directly into a shower base OK ...
 

What is the turnover rate of chondrocytes in cartilage?

Dear Doctor, I have a question regarding chondrocytes in our cartilage . Would the same chondrocytes present when we were 14 still be present at age 32, or has it been replaced with new chodrocytes ...
 

Is cartilage implant in an elderly person safe?

I AM 64 CAN I GET A CARTILEGE IMPLANT. MINE IS FADING AWAY AND MY ORTHO DR TELLS ME I NEED TWO KNEES REPLACES. I GO FOR SYNVIC SHOTS 2X A YEAR. THESE SEEM TO HELP.I AM GOING FOR MY SYNVIC SHOTS ...
 

Is Hyaluronic acid effective in regenerating hip cartilages?

I'm 76, 11 years ago I had a total left hip replacement , and now the right hip is going; I dread ... of cartilage? What do you think, is it helpful, is it safe ...
 

Suggest treatment for painful knees with loss of cartilage

replacement? What s the latest orthpods are doing? ...
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Suggest treatment for cartilage defects of the knee?

AN MRI SHOWED THAT I HAVE FULL THICKNESS CARTILAGE LOSS IN MY LEFT KNEE. I HAD BEEN TAKING 2 ALEVE ..., SO KNEE REPLACEMENT IS NOT AN OPTION NOW~OR SO MY DR SAYS. THANKS FOR YOUR TIME AND CONSIDERATION ...
 

Possible to regrow cartilage in knee joint? Have worn cartilage in knees. Taking fish oil and glucosamine

Hi is it possible to regrow cartilage in the knee joint, I was diagnosed with worn cartilage ... me to a sugeon who was keen to replace the knee joints but my doctor advised me not to rush in to it ...
 

Can I opt of artificial cartilage instead of knee replacement ?

suggested for knee replacement . Are there any new inventions for the artificial cartilege to be arranged in the knee joints instead of knee replacement. ...
 

Is using artificial cartilage an option instead of knee replacement?

my only knee needs to be replaced but my doctor states I must lose weight first. How can I lose weight with the only leg I have is too damaged. Is there anyway to use artificial cartilage instead ...
 

Can knee pain with arthritis and cartilage loss be treated by homeopathy?

declare arthritis and loss of cartilage and suggest the knee replacement. plz. suggest the homeo treatment to solve this problem . we are scared of replacement. ...
 

Suggest diet plans for arthritic knee and tear in my cartilage

a knee replacement to sort the arthritis but I will have the arthroscopic surgery to fix the cartilage ...Hey! I ve knee pain and the problem is a tear in cartilage and arthritis in the knee too as i ...
 

Is it normal to experience difficulty breathing after undergoing surgery to replace cartilage?

TO REPLACE CARTLIDGE WAS DONE. AFTER TWO YEARS OF SURGERY NOT MUCH RELIEF AND DIFFICULTY BREATHING, WE TOOK ... CARTLIDGE WAS REPLACED. SINCE THEN, BREATHING HAS IMPROVED, HOWEVER, AFTER APPROX 2 YEARS HE IS COMPLAINING ...
 

Effusion in knee, painful, osteoarthritis, degradation of cartilage. Done arthroscopy and MRI. Suggest

: Mother has OA and knees replaced.). Have been fairly well until a year ago when I developed pain ..., have pain , probably due to faulty footwear. Am averse to surgery , ie: knee replacement. Have heard ...
 

Painful knee, cartilage at knee joint reduced. Done arthroscopy. What can be done?

having a pain in the knee.the cartilage at knee joint reduced. a small stone seen at knee joint ... knee may required a knee replacement in future since the present knee situation is showing that.so we ...
 

Severe knee pain, damaged cartilage, on physiotherapy, struggling to walk with walkers. Help?

joint replacement . As she is not willing to take the go for operating the knee joint , She is been ... cartilage got damaged, she had taken several pain killars and could not gain any results. She is overweight ...
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Does cartilage grow if you press on it?
No is the simple answer. Cartilage grows internally, and has nothing to do with how you press on it etc.
 
what is the drug of choice for infected ear cartilage piercings?
Hello. Thanks for writing to us. You need a broad spectrum antibiotic like ciprofloxacin or Amoxycillin with cloxacillin. All these are prescription medicines. I hope this information has been both informative and helpful for you. Regards, Dr. Praveen Tayal . For future query, you can directly approach me through my profile URL http://bit.ly/Dr-Praveen-Tayal drtayal72@gmail.com
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