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is it true that you will get arthritis in your knees if you wear shorts in winter

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Betty Keller
34 years experience Rheumatology
No: There is no relation.
Dr. Robert Lupo
26 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No: The developement of arthritis is multi factorial ... Genetic, traumatic, overuse, age related but not due to wearing shorts in winter.
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A member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: There would not be any contraindication.
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Dr. Mika Hiramatsu
31 years experience Pediatrics
Ye: Yes.
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Dr. Ricardo Alvillar
42 years experience Rheumatology
Drug will be in milk: Your infant may exhibit signs of adrenocorticosteroid ("cortisone") toxicity with a large enough and/or frequent enough injections. Exercise caution! ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Torrente
21 years experience Family Medicine
Be active: Osteoarthritis (oa) is an age related process that everyone will go through. You may develop premature oa if your fracture caused the surface of the ... Read More
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Howard Feinberg
36 years experience Rheumatology
Depends on type: Treatment of arthritis depends on the type of arthritis. For osteoarthritis the primary treatment is quadriceps strengthening exercise.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Several options: It depends on the severity of the arthritis and what therapies have been previously tried. Exercises, nsaids and injectable lubricants may help.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
It sure may: Although, there is no 100% guarantee on anything, i'd say you have very good chances of being pain free after knee replacement.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Waldman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: But it is very unlikely. We see far more arthritis in patients who are overweight and don't exercise than in runners who keep their weight under cont ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Knee injury: An injury is more likely than arthritis. What do your doctors say?
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Quinnan
18 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
NSAIDs : Assuming the arthritis being asked about is osteoarthritis.....The most common first line medicine is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (nsaid). ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Daquino
20 years experience Sports Medicine
Might be...: There is a special brace called an unloading brace which may be beneficial to certain kinds of arthritis (osteoarthritis mostly). A stabilizing brace ... Read More
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