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any disease involving the bones and joints is known as

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Dr. Alan Ettinger
48 years experience Podiatry
Arthritis: Gout, rheumatoid, many others.

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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Get checked for : Stress, autommune condition etc take care! http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/autoimmunediseases.Html.
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
STD or normal penis?: I often ask my patients in this same situation if they know how many stds there are and how many are potentially deadly. Then I have them learn how ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ryan Doss
Dr. Ryan Doss answered
7 years experience Emergency Medicine
Difficult to answer: There are a great number of disease processes which may cause pain in the bones, joints, and muscles such as you describe. The most common causes are ... Read More
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Burney
42 years experience Ophthalmology
Nuclear sclerosis: This term means "hardening of the center of the lens". This is a natural aging process. It wiil, in time lead to cataract formation. However, this cou ... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Visotsky
35 years experience Occupational Medicine
RA: Local injections can be considered. Surgery is not recommended.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Reeves
29 years experience Neurology
Actually, yes: There are several such diseases. Which nerves are attacked determines what the symptoms are.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
51 years experience Endocrinology
Osteopenia: More severe=osteoporosis.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Dense but not strong: Osteopetrosis known as marble bone disease, is an extremely rare inherited disorder whereby the bones harden, becoming denser. These dense bones res ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
35 years experience Wound care
Inflammation: Our bodies have many systems that constantly monitor the status. When something unusual is identified, many process commence including increasing the ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kornelis Poelstra
23 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Thoracic spine: It means that there is a small amount of narrowing around the spinal cord (the thecal sac) due to some early arthritis from the little joints behind ... Read More
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Dr. Sheeja Francis
19 years experience Rheumatology
Slow w weight loss: It is difficult stop deformities in erosive oa. However, you can help slow progression and reduce pain by losing weight.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Skeletal disease: Bones can develop osteoporosis.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
YEs: There are medical conditions, nutritional factors and biochemical factors that can be off that can effect both bones and sperm production.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hutchinson
33 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Not by yourself: Cartilage in general has poor regeneration ability, however several new surgical techniques try to regrow cartilage in focal areas in our joint.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Banks Hinshaw
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Any: Any individual bone can be affected. The problem is usually localized to one or a few areas.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: This is like saying which it better, chocolate or vanilla. Pain is the result of inflammation or damage. Have your doctor refer you to a hand therapis ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Thompson
19 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Do they?: Re: cancer -- pre-clinical evidence supported supplements such as anti-oxidants as "chemo-preventive" interventions to decrease the risk of cancer. H ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amir Khan
Dr. Amir Khan answered
26 years experience Sports Medicine
Not likely: Stress fracture are independent and have no direct relationship with peripheral arterial disease (pad). Factors that increase your risk of developing ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Resubmit: Resubmit your question. The software limitations prevented you from completing it.
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A 82-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cesar Sturla
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Usually OsteoArthri: Usually osteoarthritis. But hemochromatosis and inflammatory arthtitis may affected.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Banks Hinshaw
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: This problem is usually confined to one bone, a few bones, or even just part of one bone.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vikas Patel
23 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Yes, these terms are often used interchangeably. Both refer to degeneration of the discs or facet joints or both.
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