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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vivek Agrawal
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Not Necessarily: There are multiple joints in your spine, ribs and shoulders and painless popping and cracking is very common. Just like popping the joints in your fi ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
41 years experience Preventive Medicine
None. Why? Arthritis: is just a catch-all term, a contraction of Arthro (joint) + itis (inflammation of), yet commonly promoted as a diagnosis even when not involving a joi ... Read More
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Chang
21 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
"arthritis": Osteoarthritis is mechanical wear and tear that accumulates in all of our bodies over the decades. Physical signs of the wear and tear include pain, s ... Read More
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Dr. Bruce Rothschild
48 years experience Rheumatology
Depends: Depends on where the hip pain is located. If in the groin, it is likely the hip joint and that would require rheumatologist or orthopedicevaluation. ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
No: I assume you stopped your arthritis meds when you became pregnant. It is not unusual for the arthritis to flare and it has nothing to do with the preg ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
It can be seen in-: -many conditions spasm, positioning on an X ray tsbl, can be seen in advanced RA, ankylosing spondylitis. It in of itself is not diagnostic. Exam &amp ... Read More
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Dr. Shalabh Bansal
13 years experience Pediatrics
Not complete...: The scenario above was not completed due to character restriction... But i would recommend bringing up your concerns with your mother's rheumatologist ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marshall Solomon
48 years experience Podiatry
Insertional achilles: Insertional achilles tendonitis and calcinosis. Use a heel lift in shoes, do not walk bare foot, use any form of mentholate gel ie: biofreeze 2-3 x d ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Pain and/or swelling: Joint pain and/or joint swelling
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
48 years experience Rheumatology
Pain, swelling, redn: Pain, swelling, redness, warmth and loss of movement of joints.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
Pain..: Near or in the joints. Swelling and warmth. Indicate inflammation. There are many causes for arthritis. I would see a rheumatologist after a baseline ... Read More

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