Swelling of joint occurs in arthritis, joint infection, injury, ankylosing spondylitis, fracture, lupus, hypothyroidism, sarcoidosis, rheumatic fever, torn muscle tendon and ligament, etc., and is usually associated with joint pain and stiffness. The swelling is due to the build-up of fluid around the joint. Painkillers, hot pack application, steroids, and antibiotics reduce swelling, pain, and infection (if present). Fluid removal is done in severe joint swelling.
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Query: Hi doctor,I am suffering from knee pain and swelling in leg above and below the knee. Please help me to loose my weight. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for your query, According to your height, your ideal weight should be 59 kgs.You need to take water retention diet to treat swelling then take high fiber low fat diet followed by detox diet to loose weight fast. Try to take small and frequent meals at regular i... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, For the last few months, I have been having stiffness and swelling in my right-hand fingers. It is more in the morning while waking up. And also the middle three fingers get locked when I bend into a fist and it opens with a jerk. Please help. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and can understand your concern. As per your symptoms and age, the condition appears to be due to arthritis. This could be due to osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, or gout. The clinical picture in your case suggests rheumatoid arthritis. However, ... Read Full »