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Can A 12 Year Old Get Foot Arthritis
Arthritis is progressive degeneration of one or more joints. Symptoms may include joint pain, swelling, decreased motion, and stiffness. The two most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis, which is associated first with articular cartilage breakdown with a component of inflammation, and rheumatoid arthritis, which is a systemic autoimmune disorder that affects joint linings first and secondarily ...Read more
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?
Possible: Depending on the injury and how you healed, this is likely. People who severely injure a joint tend to get arthritis later in life where that injury was. Hopefully you did all of your physical therapy and are keeping yourself healthy and strong now though, and this can help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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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