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Is Arthritis Most Likely Caused By Over Use Of Bones Or Not Enough
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
I have neck and knee arthritus, i want my whole.Bone structure evaluated. What is the type of doctor that does this called?
A rheumatologist: A rheumatologist is the proper specialist.Get a more detailed answer ›
I think i have chikungunya"because i was ok ,but in amoment a rash appeal,fever,muscles aches,bones artritis andhunger is gone,the same simtom of fam?
Travel history?: Chikungunya is a virus that is primarily transmitted to humans via the bite of infected mosquitoes. There have been outbreaks in Asia, Africa, Indian Ocean, Pacific Ocean, Europe & the Caribbean. As of 2014 there have been no outbreaks in the continental United States. Symptoms include fever, pain of multiple joints, muscle pain,nausea, vomiting, rash, headache & conjunctivitis. Serious > ...Read more
I have arthrictis in my knees. The left one is worse and tho its not bone to bone yet could i still have surgery on it? I've had couple shots in my knee and don't want anymore. Id like to have the surgery if i can.
Does a bone spur on the top of the first metatarsal always indicate arthiritis? I have full range of motion. previous x-rays show no arthiritis.
No: It can occur as the result of trauma. ...Read more
Have tear in labrum. Bone spur. Slight arthiritis (i'm 28). Surgeon states surgery will fix these issues and solve adhesive capsulitis. Is this true?
Too many things: A frozen shoulder is very painful and does not typically show up on a MRI like the other items do. These things typically do not go together. I would suggest another opinion from a shoulder specialist. I would suggest treating the adhesive capsulitis first and non-operatively. Then if you are still having issues, consider addressing the others with surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have Rheumatoid Arthrits my tail bone is throbbing, shooting pains going down my leg and lower back pain. Why would my tail bone throb?
Muscle, joint or ?: There can be many reasons for lower back pain. Muscle can be a very common cause of back pain and that is where exercise can play an effective role. There are arthritis causes that can be inflammatory or degenerative changes of the facet joints of the back. Disc disease can compress nerves and also cause pain but despite its prominance in discussions it is not a common cause of back pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more
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