A 25-year-old female asked:
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im 25 with arthritis knees ankles other than meds is there anything else i can do to ease or prevent?

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Dr. Christopher Guzik
23 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: If you are overweight, it will be less stressful to your joints if you get rid of some weight. To just reduce inflammation in your joints try omega 3, vitamin d3, and chrondtoitin sulfate supplementation. Check with your physician for doses that are correct for you.
Answered on Mar 11, 2016
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Apos therapy: Can be looked in. If you pronate orthotics can help.
Answered on Jul 4, 2015
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See PCP: You can certainly try an OTC NSAID like Ibuprofen. rest and ice may help.
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Maybe: It can show arthritic changes suggestive of ra, but other forms arthritis can mimic these changes. A blood test is less expensive and can diagnose ra.
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