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Could A 16 Year Old Have Arthritis In Her Knees
Knee pain: In a 16 year old is more commonly patellofemoral or knee cap issues, resolving osgood schlatters ( especially males with late growth spurts) and traumatic injuries. Such as ligaments ANS mensical injury. Of course ruling out inflammatory issues such as arthritis, lyme and others is important too. A visit to the pcp and an oprthopedic surgeon who treats knee issues can be helpful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Hi. Our 3 year old son had kawasaki disease in sept 2012. He complains a lot with pain at back of knees and his back. Could he have arthritis?
Likely not: Kawasaki's disease is an inflammatory disorder, and can have a number of issues, but long term arthritis is not really one of them. There can be inflammation for other reasons that may be related, so if the pain is continuing, he should be re evaluated and a thorough exam done. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Cosider: 1) viscosupplementation (injections) 2) strength program (pt) 3) assistive devices. ...Read more
I'm a 19 year old girl and have been kinda hard on my knees in the past and was wondering if i may have arthritis or some other problem?
What are the advantages and disadvantages of a total knee replacement surgery for 87 year old woman in good health, but horrible arthritis?
Depends: Arthritis can be horrifically painful and disabling. If the patient is healthy enough and willing to accept some risks then surgery is recommended. Major risks assuming the surgery is done correctly include: infection, blood clots, heart attack, stroke and even death (these are rare but they can happen) major benefits are pain relief and major improvement in quality of life. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Geriatric knee replacement surgery for an 86 year old woman in good health and bad arthritis; good or bad idea?
My 64 year old mother has right knee pain. She barely can walk on it from the pain. She doesn't have arthritis or diebetes.?
I am 38 yrs old and have grade 3 arthritis in my knee. I am still breastfeed ing my 3 year old son. Is it safe to take glucosamine?
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