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Silicone as replacement for cartilage

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Suggest treatment for painful knees with loss of cartilage

replacement? What s the latest orthpods are doing? ...
 

Are there operations that can restore cartilage, replace joints and stem cells?

. Is there any other operations that can restore cartilage , replace joints, stem cells? He is in so much pain ...
 

Need to replace plastic cartilage in the replaced knees. Can this be done without total replacement surgery?

I NEED TO REPLACE THE PLASTIC CARTILAGE IN MY REPLACED KNEES. CAN THIS BE DONE WITHOUT TOTAL REPLACEMENT OF THE KNEES? WHAT ARE THE RISKS % IF I REPLACE BOTH KNEES TOTALLY. WOULD I BE ABLE TO CONTINUE ...
 

Had knee arthroscopy for a torn discoid meniscus. MRI showed cartilage loss on the central lateral femoral condyle. Suggest?

areas of full thickness cartilage loss on the central lateral femoral condyle and lateral tibial plateau .... Orthopedic surgery consults obtained post op said I would need a partial lateral knee replacement in the very ...
 

What are the features of cartilage?

I m having a problem answering this question... Which of the following are features of a cartilage? Select all that apply. 1.) It does not have blood. 2.) It is formed from bone. 3.) It has no nerve supply ...
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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. ...
 

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 ...
 

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 ...
 

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 ...
 

Pros and cons of doing half a knee replacement surgery for presence of bone on bone in half knee with cartilage in the other half?

This is for an orthopedic surgeon. I need knee replacement surgery, as I have bone on bone on half my knee, but still have cartilage on the other half. My question is : is it a good idea to do only ...
 

Had acl replaced in knee and torn cartilage removed, small protrusion under the knee cap, swollen stiff joint. What is this ?

I am a 42 year old female & was a professional athlete in my 20 s. Four months ago I had my acl replaced in my knee and remaining torn carliledge removed. I was doing fine and following my rehab . Out ...
 

Knee popped, black bruise. Knee surgery done to remove meniscus, cartilage replacement done. Treatment?

My husband has had knee surgeries in the past. Recently they finished removing all of the meniscus . Prior to that he had had cartrilge replacements. Last week he was walking it popped and now the back ...
 

Osteoporosis. Have cartilage and upper bone touching the bottom bone of knee. Anything besides knee replacement is recommended?

of folded in. Going through terrible pain. Can I do some kind of exercise instead of having knee replacement ...
 

Pain in the joints due to cartilage degenerative disease. Had multiple surgeries. Knee replaced. Need cure

HI, MY JOINTS ARE BREAKING DOWN DUE TO A CARTILAGE DEGENERATIVE DISEASE THAT THEY DON T HAVE A NAME FOR. THE CARTILAGE IN EVERY CONNECTING AREA IS BREAKING DOWN AND THE DR.S HERE DO NOT KNOW WHY. I HAVE ...
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Hi my name is Ali I am 28 years old.I had a knee arthoscopy 5 days ago i had lose my cartillage they do 13 drill in bone.is possible to recover cartillage%3F
Hi thanks for using HCM. Cartilage regrowth is very slow and you want get complete lost cartilage back. Regards
 
This morning in the shower I noticed a cartilage ring under the head of my penis. What is this?
Hello dear, It is difficult to comment on this,without a proper local examination.I guess you are not talking about the corona of glans penis(the normal prominent prominence at the end of glans). Anyhow,for sure,it is not a cartilage ring.You pleas see your doctor and get it examined. Take care.Thank you.
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