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How Long Will It Take Osteoarthritis To Heal In The Hand
No cure: However there are many options for treatment. Medications like anti-inflammatory options like ibuprofen, naproxen, etc. Other options include synvisc/euflexxa injections to help lubricate the joint or even platelet/stem cell therapies as well. Check out regenexx.com. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
A job that causes repetitive motion of hands, fingers, etc. How long could it take 2 get osteoarthritis if 1 was to get it? Would 1 have it in 20 yrs.
Not necessarily: It depends on too many factors to answer your question. The longer you live, the more likely you are to have oa of the back, hips or knees especially. It also depends of your weight and how much you abuse the joints. ...Read more
Arthritis: Osteoarthritis is the common degenerative joint condition as opposed to the less common inflammatory rheumatoid arthritis. Check out http://www.webmd.com/osteoarthritis/guide/hand-osteoarthritis-degenerative-arthritis-of-the-hand for specific info re hands plus http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/osteoarthritis/basics/definition/con-20014749 for general info. ...Read more
See below: Osteoarthritis in the hands can result from injury, overuse over years and from a genetic mutation. In osteoarthritis the cartilage of the joints undergoes deterioration and since it can not be regrown, bony spurs develop and motion can be painful or restrictive. It often follows a hand pattern of affecting the last jont of the fingers and the joints of the thumb. NSAIDs and acetaminophen are use ...Read more
I was diagnosed with osteoarthritis in my hands/wrist. Could 20 years of hard mountain biking caused this to occur? Riding on bumpy trails.
Possibly: Causes of OA are varied and relate to your genetics, age, and how hard on your hands and wrists you were. Remember that the jack hammer driver has no more arthritis than a postman, so we will never know fr certain. More important a is how you can live with the situation and continue to ride, or do,what you choose. An orthopoedist or PMR doc can eval,this to determine if you need braces or treatmnt ...Read more
Early arthritis in: hands or any joint may respond well to palliative treatment. Ice for swollen overused joints. Heat for stiff joints.Oral Non steroidal OTC Anti-Inflammatories , topical rubs, and making sure that one puts themselves through a full range of motion despite the feeling of tightness and end range of motion pain is a start in the right direction. X-rays an evaluation and staging can help to aid RX ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am 45 years , I have osteoarthritis and I have difficulties opening cans, cutting potatoes, what can I do to improve the function of my hand?
I have osteoarthritis in my finger joints and have been suffering with pins and needles in my hands why?
Is there any way to stop the hand deformities that come along with erosive inflammatory osteoarthritis?
NSAIDs: Maybe helpful. Also consider supplements like glucosamine/chondroitin. You may need to get braces or splints in joints that may have significant arthritis to avoid deformities. Lastly if not improving consider how platelet therapy or stem cells can be helpful for you. Check out Regenexx.Com ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have severe osteoarthritis in my back , neck nd hands. Just recently I've been getting hot flushes in my left shin area. Up to about 20 a day. ?
58 yr old osteoarthritis had fx did not show on X-ray on thumb (fell and braced fall with outstretched hand) 1 year ago pain now whole thumb and down?
Thumb arthritis: Not sure what the question is here , but could develop post-traumatic arthritis after a fracture, particularly if untreated. You should see an orthopaedic surgeon for an exam and x-rays. Bracing, meds, injections, or potential surgery may be needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why does osteoarthritis develops simultaneously in spine (moderate), hands, hip and jaw (in the last year) - 38 year old woman spine osteoartitis developed at the age of 35, foot - age of 32
Unusual. : This is very unusual in someone of your age. Osteoarthritis is what we call the arthritis of old age. You are very young to have this type of arthritis affecting your entire body. You need to see a rheumatologist for an evaluation to make sure you do not have another form of arthritis. There are many type of arthritis that affect the young. Rheumatoid arthritis is the most common. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have finger osteoarthritis in my hand and also I have pain under my left foot palm_ ahead of heel.There're no reumatism base on my examination. Help?
Plantar fasciitis: Plantar fasciitis, or an arch ligament strain is a very common reason for pain in the bottom of the heel. There can sometimes be a bursitis under the heel as well. Other causes of heel pain can be tarsal tunnel syndrome, arthritis, a stress fracture, referred nerve pain among others. Talk to a podiatrist to help sort this out. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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