A 63-year-old male asked:
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what are the causes of knee arthritis and cure?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Many! No : Too many causes, from mechanical to inflammatory. Therefore there is no one cure. First and foremost: the diagnosis for your "knee" problem. Lab tests, x-rays, a thorough history and physical (these are foremost!), can help answer the best approach to treatment! hopefully, your arthritis can be corrected!
Answered on Jan 21, 2017
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Too numerous to list: Many arthritic disorders can involve the hips and knees. Osteoarthritis is the most common.
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Irritation : This is the bodies way of trying (unsuccessfully 0 to deal with the irritation of one kind or another in the joint.
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