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Chikungunya joint pain

Chikungunya can cause joint pain. Is it true that there is no treatment for Chikungunya joint pain? How do patients normally cope with it?
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Fibrin production from joint damage promotes arterial blockages?

Can increased fibrin production from joint damage promote vascular disease such as arterial blockages, particularly where obesity or markedly increased weight causes knee, hip, ankle, and spine damage?...
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Location of olecranon

I've read that your olecranon is the tip of your elbow. But what about the point that I've marked with the green X on the below image? If you were getting pain there, would it still be classed as ...
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What is a pain response when the feeling of pain isn't there?

Is there a term and definition for when the body reacts to pain you can't consciously feel? To be more descriptive, it's a reflex to pain, like pulling back from a hot stove and coddling the finger ...
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What is the name for an underdeveloped MCP joint in the thumb?

Lets say a person is born with both thumbs unable to "bend" more than 5 degrees at the MCP joint (center or middle joint). This picture is of a thumb bending well over 45 degrees at the same joint.
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Suffering from Gout problem need help? [closed]

I am 17 years old teenager, recently my joint at ankles got swollen, I thought its normal but next day I was unable to walk due pain in joint. So we wentt to Doctor using mine blood reports and in ...
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What if you avoid popping your joints entirely?

This question is the opposite of Are there any side effects to cracking knuckles? . When you wake in the morning and stretch joints pop or crack. So what would happen health wise if you where to avoid ...
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Does putting a bit more stress on joints when young increase resilience when older?

Would putting slightly more than normal force on a joint in the prime years push off arthritis?
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From a scientific point of view, is it possible to be a vegetarian and keep joints in a healthy state?

I'm a vegetarian (not vegan, due to the fact that I eat dairy products and eggs). But for last two years, I have felt some discomfort and pain in my joints. I haven't been diagnosed yet (I'm going ...
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Do collagen supplements help ease some of the symtoms of Lupus?

As someone recently diagnosed with borderline Lupus (I have all the symptoms except the butterfly rash), my doc recommended collagen supplements. Does it truly help ease the symptoms joint paint in ...
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Almost every joint pops in my body

I often feel the need to pop my fingers, elbows, jaw, neck, legs, and even spots by my ribs and pelvis. What type of doctor should I see that can help me figure out what's wrong with me?
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Vegetarian equivalents for gelatin

I have various health problems (CFS and post-chemo/radiation fatigue, hypothyroidism, stress intolerance, all of which some article or other on the internet seems to suggest might be helped by gelatin)...
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What is the purpose of synovial fluid?

What is the purpose of synovial fluid? From what I understand, this fluid is associated with proper joint-functioning. Not sure if this is accurate. I am curious to learn about its purpose and how it ...