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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Guzik
23 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: If you are overweight, it will be less stressful to your joints if you get rid of some weight. To just reduce inflammation in your joints try omega 3, ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: You should see a rheumatologist or orthopedist and get it diagnosed and treated.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Swollen: Likely an effusion, which can come from fluid production from the joint lining, or synovium. Other causes to consider: gout, infection, etc.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
28 years experience Pain Management
Anti-inflammatories: The anti-inflammatories are the main-stay treatment for oa (osteoarthritis). Ibuprofen tends to be very effective for flare ups - max dose 800mg tid. ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Atif Malik
22 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
TKR: Depending on your function level, one surgery may be better than the other. Usually tkr is better.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Trettin
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Unlikely: At your age w/ no other joints apparently affected arthritis is not likely. More likely diagnoses( w/o the benefit of examination) would include patel ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Knee arthritis: Try pillow between the knees, weight control, yoga, pilates, tai chi, nsaids, purified omega, pt/laser/modalities, evaluation and possible injection o ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Knee pain: If the medication has only minimally decreased your pain after two weeks, you must, as soon as possible, contact your doctor who must review (and like ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Zwerling
51 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Gentle exercises and: Synvisc (hylan g-f 20) is a material injected into the knee which helps lubricate it. The injections can be repeated every 6 months and there is only ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. PHILIP WALLER
32 years experience Rheumatology
Most information: And use of Ayurveda is mostly india and sri lanka. Main options for osteoarthritis ware diet, moderate exercise, avoid fried oily spicy foods. Apply ... Read More
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