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Synvisc - Should I get second shot of three if my knee is still swollen from first shot?

My knee has been extremely painful since first shot and is swollen and hot. second shot is due in two days. Do I go ahead with this? Can you share ideas?

Posted 13 Aug 2015 1 answer

Synvisc - I got my first shot out of 3 last Tuesday. By Friday very painful, much worse than knee?

... pain endured to date and could not walk. Also having stomach ache, headaches,and rapid heart rate. Going back to doctor tomorrow. No way am I getting another shot but want to know if there is ...

Posted 28 Apr 2015 0 answers

Synvisc-One - Synvisc One- Not Helpful-Should I reapeat after 6 mos?

I had Synvisc One shots in both knees about 9 weeks ago. I had no discomfort with the shots but they seem to have made no difference, or a very negligible difference in my osteoarthritis. Should I ...

Posted 18 Feb 2015 0 answers

Is there a shot (synvisc) for thumb arthritis?

Synvisc works for my knees

Posted 24 Nov 2014 1 answer

How does single does synvisc-one compare to the multidose protocols?

I assume the muli-shot protocols are more effective but I wonder by how much. Just completed my 2nd six month interval of 3 shots of orthovisc. Would very much prefer one shot ever 6 month. Assume ...

Posted 9 Aug 2013 4 answers

Can this synvisc medicine help for the shoulder pain???

A specialist suggested my mother had surgery on her shoulder (to put in a prothesis) and I want to try the Synvisc first, has anyone tried yet??

Posted 17 Sep 2013 1 answer

I am 82 yrs old---I've had synvisc one shots in both knees it did not help I had a synvisc one shot?

had a synvisc shot in my left knee several years ago and it helped. Can I try again, my dr. is willing to try again, since it worked the first time and not the second.

Posted 4 Jul 2013 1 answer

Synvisc - should I try using it again?

this is my 3rd year using synvisc. they worked great first two years but this year, my left knee got very swollen. Should I risk using it again? Strangely, my right knees was fine. there was no ...

Posted 12 Apr 2013 1 answer

Orthovisc - is it simular to Synvisc?

I have had a series of cortizone shots in Right knee. ACL reconstruction 20+ years ago, and 7 surgeries since. I have also tried the Synvisc, with an aggravation of pain and didn't work. My ...

Posted 27 Jan 2012 1 answer

When allergic to the eggs in Synvisc-One, what are the lasting effects?

My medical chart stated I was allergic to eggs and the doctor chose to inject my knee with S-One five days ago. It has caused severe pain, swelling, localized fever and redness. I can barely walk and ...

Posted 5 Sep 2012 1 answer

To all my Osteoarthritis Friends?

Hello all, and hope you are all doing well. I have a question about my knees. I started having problems a few years ago with my knees and about a year ago was diagnosed with Osteoarthritis in both of ...

Posted 15 Jun 2012 6 answers

Synvisc-One - I had shots in both knees in mid Feb. 7 weeks. Flushing face, all over on and off?

... again rash. Didn't get any relief from pain. When does the relief set in

Posted 4 Apr 2012 1 answer

Hylan G-F 20 - My 92 year old mom is considering synvisc. What advice do you have?

Does risk increase with age? Is having both knees done at the same time riskier? What should I tell her? Nothing else has helped her mobility or pain.

Posted 15 Mar 2012 4 answers

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