Knee swelling of the knees
Swollen knees - this is the first signal to think abouthis health status and make an appointment with a specialist. This symptom can indicate the presence of a variety of diseases, from arthritis to bursitis. Therefore, to avoid complications, it is worthwhile to find out from the very beginning what are the causes of edema of the knee.
- injury. Subsequently, the injury is disturbed in the tissues microcirculation. And as a result - damage to nerve endings and vessels causes varying degrees of swelling, as well as hemorrhage;
- damage to the lateral internal ligament of the knee joint. There is such an injury due to excessive deflection of the lower leg. Often, the rupture of the lateral ligaments is combined with damage to the capsule of the joint, as well as the rupture of the meniscus internal;
- arthritis - an inflammation of the joint, which is formed in most cases with such diseases as reactive, psoriatic, rheumatoid arthritis, as well as with gout, rheumatism;
- bursitis. With this disease inflamed mucous bags. Symptoms include swelling and swelling in the region of the affected knee. It is also worth noting that the skin on the damaged area changes color from pink to scarlet. Very often inflammation occurs as a result of excessive physical exertion;
- with phlebitis. With such a pathology, one of the veins inside or on the surface of the tissues of the foot is clogged with a blood clot or inflamed. Inflammation is expressed by redness, pain and swelling;
- reduction of the thyroid gland. This condition leads to the transition of fluid from the vessels to the tissues;
- imbalance of hepatic or renal protein. This occurs when the body tends to balance the concentration of albumin;
- weakening of the heart muscle. If a person has had a heart attack, orinfectious serious disease or suffering from the pathology of the heart valves, then the permeability of all blood from the veins into the lungs presents a certain problem. This, in turn, promotes the accumulation of blood in the veins and the overflow of the liver with blood, which in this connection is significantly increased. At the end of time, the veins, especially on the legs, expand, and the liquid elements of the blood penetrate into the tissue, which causes swelling.