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Can A 12 Year Old Get Foot Arthritis
Aside from the e/day pain of foot arthritis, at times when i take a step i get a terrible radiating pain in my foot. Is that normal for arthritis?
Pain: Describing pain as terrible is not normal. See your podiatrist for an evaluation and help . Good luck. ...Read more
I have mild foot arthritis & take ibuprofen for it. Occasionally I get 1 splinter hemorrhage on 1 fingernail. Can NSAIDs cause splinter hemorrhages?
See below: Typically one would see stiffness in certain joints of the foot and possible some pain. It may be harder to walk longer distances on an arthritic foot. There can be swelling or deformity of certain joints in the feet .There are different types of arthritis. Most commonly the joint at the base of the big toe can become arthritic as well as some of the joints of the midfoot. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain and Stiffness: Pain and stiffness from arthritris in the foot, depending on the joints, can limit mobility. Xrays and a good detailed history and gait analysis will help make the diagnosis. Appropriate off-loading with orthotics can sometimes help along with anti-inflammatory medication if tolerable , in severe cases surgery may be the answer depending on the severity and location. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Multiple sites: Foot arthritis can happen and multiple sites between the 28 bones of the foot. Hindfoot arthritis (below the ankle) can cause a lot of pain and walking problems. Midfoot arthritis is not always so painful and often can be managed with shoewear modifications. Forefoot arthritis is usually well tolerated except at the big toe joint. 1st treatment = shoe modifications and anti-inflammatory meds. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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