Hyaluronic acid

What is Hyaluronic acid?

Hyaluronan (also called hyaluronic acid , hyaluronate or , or HA) is an anionic, nonsulfated glycosaminoglycan distributed widely throughout connective, epithelial, and neural tissues. It is unique among glycosaminoglycans in that it is nonsulfated, forms in the plasma membrane instead of the Golgi, and can be very large, with its molecular weight often reaching the millions. One of the chief components of the extracellular matrix, hyaluronan contributes significantly to cell proliferation and migration, and may also be involved in the progression of some malignant tumors.

The average 70 kg (154 lb) person has roughly 15 grams of hyaluronan in the body, one-third of which is turned over (degraded and synthesized) every day. Hyaluronic acid is also a component of the group A streptococcal extracellular capsule, and is believed to play a role in virulence.

Questions and answers on "Hyaluronic acid"

Side effects of hyaluronic acid and what is a safe level

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Watch out for injection site problems

Detailed Answer:
Hi! Hyaluronic acid when used as an injection into the affected joints may cause
redness, pain and sometimes blistering at the site of injection. Scant research has been done on side effects on oral use so one cannot comment...

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I had two ingrown hairs removed from my penis 5 days ago. Will a hylauronic acid cream help the wound heal faster?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Hyaluronic acid does not score better.

Detailed Answer:
Hi,
Welcome to HCM.
Thanks for posting your query.

It has not been proved beyond doubt that Hyaluronic acid cream scores over other antibiotic cream in making the healing fast. Of course if there is edema,Hyaluronic acid will...

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what is difference between cosmetic & supplement HA? I buy the cosmedic1800k molecue weight. which is pure HA so why can't I put it in cap.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Need more information

Detailed Answer:
Hello and welcome

I appreciate your concern

kindly answer the following to advice accordinglyrics.

Do you mean hyaluronic acid by HA?
Do you take HA and other supplements for some medical indications??

wishing you the best of health

Thank...

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Hello Sir

Hope you are doing good.

Can you please suggest a good Hyaluronic acid Serum ?
How is Hyaluronic acid preparation used?
Thanks

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
I prefer Hyalugel application for the same

Detailed Answer:
Hello,

Welcome back and thanks for posting your further concern.

I am quite fine either all your good wishes and reciprocate the same.

For the part of hyaluronic acid preparation I suggest my patients to apply Hyalugel...

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How much hyaluronic acid is safe to take along with vitamin c of1000 without disturbing the normal functions of the bladder.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
widely varying doses have been used

Detailed Answer:
Hi! Hyaluronic acid as oral medication has been used in doses varying from 50 mg to 200 mg daily. The exact dose for you should be determined by your healthcare provider. Research is still being done on the efficacy of this...

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I take Hydroxyz 1xtwice daily @ 25MG. I am having knee injections at 11am and have not taken any this morn, will Hyaluronic acid cause a side effect? Will it help me relax?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
I want to know little detail of the illness

Detailed Answer:
Hello, I have studied your case but I want to know little detail of the illness.
1.Tell me correctly the new of your medicine.
2.what are your symptoms at present? How much knee pain?
3.How many injections given in knee...

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I am 22 weeks pregnant and have been using on over the counter vitamin c topical serum for the last 10 days. I noticed today that hyaluronic acid is listed as an ingredient on the label. In review of this product, there is no definitive literature on it on the internet to say if it is safe or not. Concentration is anywhere from 5-20%. I have stopped using it but an worried about negative or adverse affects. Please advise. Thank you

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
No harm if used for short period.....not enough evidence though

Detailed Answer:
Hi my dear,

I understand your concern.

Hyaluronic acid is considered safe when using during pregnancy especially at your actual age.

However, as you already said, not enough evidence to show side...

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What is the dosage for neuropathy of the feet?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Injection of 0.5 cc of 24mg/ml solution.

Detailed Answer:
Hello and thanks for using HealthcareMagic.

I have read your question and understand your concerns.

Neuronal matrix targeted injections of Hyaluronic acid dosage is 0.5cc of concentration of 24mg/ml.

Hope you found the answer...

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I'm suffering from knee pain. I was told Tuesday that I have fluid on my knee, and was prescribed a Med Pak to see if it might take care of the problem. I am applying warm compresses to the area, but haven't gotten much pain relief. I was given an injection (in my hip) for inflammation. Is this something that will eventually heal without having to have the fluid drained from the knee?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Hyaluronic acid injection, Arthroscopic debridement, Total knee replacement

Detailed Answer:
Hi there.

Thanks for the query.

You seem to be suffering from arthritis of the hip and knee.

The steroid shot should help with the pain and inflammation.

This usually does not get better...

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I'm 76, 11 years ago I had a total left hip replacement, and now the right hip is going; I dread going through another hip operation. I've heard that Hyaluronic Acid helps in the regeneration of cartilage? What do you think, is it helpful, is it safe

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Yes, this is safe and really helps!

Detailed Answer:
Hi and thank you so much for this query.

I am so sorry to hear about the hip difficulties and the eventual replacement. Hyaluronic acid is good for cartilage regeneration. It is safe and normally found in the body and helps with...

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