Wednesday, July 29, 2020

No one is stealing the liquid from their knees … but here we explain what it is

This fluid is not only found in the knees, but in all our joints and its real name is synovial fluid. Here we explain more about it. A chain that circulates on social networks mentions that, in the current health emergency, patients are being robbed of the liquid from their knees in hospitals, which is false information. Even President Andrés Manuel López Obrador reacted to the dissemination of this ‘fake news’, which he called “macabre.” “These distortions are unleashed that people are dying, that, I was reading, they were taking off their knees because they are selling their knees, no, very macabre things,” said the national president at the morning conference on May 4 . Although it is false information, it is necessary to mention that this liquid is an important part of the functioning of our body, both for running and for simple movements of the fingers. The fluid is not only found in our knees, but in all our joints and its real name is synovial fluid “,.,” The synovial fluid of the knees is best known because the knee is the most complex joint in the human body. Joints are the structures that allow the bones to join. For example, the knee joins the femur with the tibia and fibula “,.,” Both the knee and all the joints are covered by the synovial membrane, which produces the liquid of the same name “,.,” According With Medline Plus, from the United States National Library of Medicine, the synovial fluid supplies the cartilage with nutrients and oxygen, which is what covers the end of the bones in the joints “,.,” “This fluid is normally thick, light or pale yellow in color and found in small amounts in the joints, “says Medline Plus. Why do you draw fluid from your knees? It is usually done to examine the joints and discover any abnormalities. “,.” “The test can help diagnose the cause of joint pain, redness, or swelling. Sometimes removing fluid can also help relieve pain. joint pain “, he details. Extracting the fluid on a medical exam can reveal gout or other types of arthritis, infection, or joint bleeding. “}


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