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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
Outdated term: We no longer use the term rheumatism as it previously referred to multiple conditions that affected joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles, and even nerv ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Osteoarthritis: Rheumatism is an older generic term for arthritic type of aches and pains. It is not a specific diagnosis. It can have many causes but most often is a ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jimmy Bowen
33 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Treatment: Multiple choices depending on extend of the disease and need for aggressive therapy. All treatment have risk and benefits that must be individualized. ... Read More
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A 58-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience in Rheumatology
What and Where: Rheumatism can mean a lot of different things. You can be aching in your joints, in your muscles, in your bursas or your tendons. If there is ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marius Frasie
25 years experience in Internal Medicine
WHAT: DO YOU CALL RHEUMATISM?
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
44 years experience in Internal Medicine
Rheumatism: Need to know first what you mean by rheumatism. Standard tylenol (acetaminophen) works quite well for osteoarthritis. Sometimes you may need drugs lik ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience in Podiatry
See below: Best to do range of motion exercises.
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A 79-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
See details: This is considered a variant of rheumatoid arthritis in which there are periodic episodes of joint inflammation instead of constant disease. Given tim ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Catherine Harrington
14 years experience in Family Medicine
Omega fatty acids: Omega fatty acids have been shown to decrease inflammation and help with arthritis pain. These can be found in natural foods like fish, sea algae, a ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Aches and pains: Rheumatism is a rather vague term signifying musculoskeletal aches and pains. It is due to numderous causes.

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