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A 35-year-old member asked:

Hi doctors, was just wondering what is best treatment for osteoarthritis in lower back and thumbs and increasing body aches and pains?

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Dr. Douglas Mund
Rheumatology 48 years experience
Check diagnosis: At 36 itcwould be exceedingly unusual to have osteoarthritis without major trauma at this age i would be more concerned about a condition called spondylitis. I would seek the consultation of a rheumatologist to first make the correct diagnosis and start proper therapy.
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