A 40-year-old member asked:
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what would be a medication prescribed for osteoarthritis?

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Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Start with NSAIDS &: see how it works for you. I would Start with Tylenol (acetaminophen) Arthritis first. Replace it with some other one. Non - medicational measures like using a cane or a walker, reducing weight, are all helpful early stages.
Answered on Nov 30, 2014

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May be something: This may be something other than osteoarthritis in your 20's. You need to discuss with your physician about seeing a rheumatologist.

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