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Is it common to have osteoarthritis at 33 without having an accident?

Is it common to have osteoarthritis at 33 without having an accident?

Can occur: Osteoarthritis (oa) can occur without being involved in an accident. Most commonly, oa occurs from over use of the joint. This is common in those who are active in sports or similar activities. ...Read more

Dr. Qamar Khan
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Osteoarthritis (Definition)

Common degenerative problem of cartilage and joints. Wear and tear to a point that the joint no longer can keep up with depositing fresh cartilage and the joint space thins, bone becomes exposed and pailful, bone spurs ...Read more


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How common is osteoarthritis in older adults?

How common is osteoarthritis in older adults?

Very Common: Its a normal part of aging however if you are a high level athlete you may have higher incidence of this as you age. ...Read more

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What are the most common symptoms of osteoarthritis?

What are the most common symptoms of osteoarthritis?

Osteoarthritis: Pain, Tenderness, stiffness, Grating sensation, decrease flexibility. ...Read more

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Can you please list the common causes of osteoarthritis at an age of 36?

Can you please list the common causes of osteoarthritis at an age of 36?

See below: Trauma, obesity, and certain genetic factors can increase one's susceptibility for osteoarthritis at an early age. ...Read more

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How common is osteoarthritis of the sacroiliac joint?

How common is osteoarthritis of the sacroiliac joint?

Not Common: Oa of the sij is uncommon, but has been seen. Xray or MRI might reveal pathology in detail. Sij dysfunction or pain is common and generally treated with stretching/strengthening the joint. If this does not help, consider further evaluation by a specialist. ...Read more

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At what age do people usually start to experience symptoms of osteoarthritis? How common is it in the feet and ankles?

At what age do people usually start to experience symptoms of osteoarthritis? How common is it in the feet and ankles?

Depends: Depends on your health status and underlying diseases. It would be unusual at your age and we want to make sure it's not an inflammatory arthritis. You may need to see a rheumatologist ...Read more

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M 33 yrs old male: changes of osteoarthritis in ls spine. Pid seen at l4-l5 and l5-s1. Diffuse fatty liver seen is it permanent? Pilates is cure?

M 33 yrs old male: changes of osteoarthritis in ls spine. Pid seen at l4-l5 and l5-s1. Diffuse fatty liver seen is it permanent? Pilates is cure?

Lumbar disc: Pid or prolapsed intervertebral disc is a herniated disc. Discs can be retained within the capsule or free fragments. Discs not causing debilitating leg or back pain can definitely be helped by physical therapy or pilates. Sometimes selective nerve root blocks can reduce pain so patients can undergo physical therapy. Surgery is the last resort. See your primary care for fatty liver. ...Read more

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MRI results for spinal lumbar. Is it common to have mild/moderate facet osteoarthritis? Small posterior disc protrusion mild loss of disc height? I'm 30!!

MRI results for spinal lumbar. Is it common to have mild/moderate facet osteoarthritis? Small posterior disc protrusion mild loss of disc height? I'm 30!!

Review with doctor: You are 30 and female. You have findings on your MRI. You want to know if they are common. The best advice is to review with your doctor. First discuss why the MRI was ordered. It is uncommon to order an MRI for a healthy 30 year old female. Then review what was found and if this follows the clinical findings. A test supports the history that you provide. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What do you use for osteoarthritis. I take hydrocodone but it don't work?

NSAIDs: Opioid medications are not as helpful with arthritic pain as NSAIDs are. If you've already tried prescription strength Ibuprofen or naproxen, consider seeing your doctor for other options. Also Stem Cells can be helpful in reducing pain and increasing function. Check out Regenexx. Com. ...Read more

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I have ra, osteoarthritis, fibromyalgia.......But I am now having teeth, gums, and t, badteeth, that staredwithin a monthnowtheysayihavethrushcantgetridofi?

I have ra, osteoarthritis, fibromyalgia.......But I am now having teeth, gums, and t, badteeth, that staredwithin a monthnowtheysayihavethrushcantgetridofi?

Need food change: You cannot get rid of yeast unless you stop feeding them all forms of wheat and sugar. These unhealthy foods also contribute to causing ra, fms, diabetes......
www. Blatmanhealthandwellness. Com. ...Read more

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What is osteoarthritis?

What is osteoarthritis?

Degeneration: In the joints of your body due to wear and tear, injury or even previous surgery in the area. ...Read more

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What is osteoarthritis?

What is osteoarthritis?

Wear and tear: It is what we call a wear and tear arthritis. We all get some form of osteoarthritis where joints get worn down with time. ...Read more

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What are signs of osteoarthritis?

What are signs of osteoarthritis?

Pain: Pain is not always the primary symptom of osteoarthreitis, particularly at at its earliest stages. Nor does osteoathritis of the spine always cause pain. It does cause pain especially in the the major joints of the body, ie the shoulders, hips and knees. There will be pain with weightbearing and there will be limited range of motion. X-rays will show osteoarthritis and should be done when suspect. ...Read more

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How can improve my osteoarthritis?

How can improve my osteoarthritis?

NSAIDs: Maybe helpful. Also consider supplements like glucosamine/chondroitin. Lastly if not improving consider how platelet therapy or stem cells can be helpful for you. Check out Regenexx. Com ...Read more

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Is osteoarthritis affected by temp?

Yes: Temperature variations do not cause osteoarthritis, but patients with osteoarthritis seem to do much better in warm environments. In general, cold temperatures can make arthritic joints stiff and aching. Where warm temperatures tend to loosen up and lessen pain in arthritic joints thank you. ...Read more

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What are the tests for osteoarthritis?

Exam and x-ray: Clinical examination and x-ray. But remember that vertebral osteophytes do not diagnosis osteoarthriits. ...Read more

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How to get relief from osteoarthritis?

You: Can use warm compresses, depending on the joint involved use stabilizers to minimize movement around the joint during movement, pt to strengthen the muscles around the joint and use of pain medications. Injections into the joint sometimes are helpful and also weight loss in obese people. ...Read more

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What is osteoarthritis? What causes it?

What is osteoarthritis? What causes it?

Wear and tear arthri: This is more mechanical in most people. With maturity, with previous injuries, in some with genetics, being over weight, previous joint surgery the joints lose cartilage as it wears down and thins out and development of bone spurring as part of the mechanical damage. There can be metabolic issues related to the bone and cartilage plays a role but both wear out. ...Read more

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What can I do to not get osteoarthritis?

What can I do to not get osteoarthritis?

NSAIDs: Maybe helpful. Also consider supplements like glucosamine/chondroitin. Exercise muscles around the joint you are worried about to limit wear and tear. Lastly if not improving consider how platelet therapy or stem cells can be helpful for you. Check out Regenexx. Com ...Read more

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How to reduce the pain of osteoarthritis?

Pls: Pls see my health guide on this site.

http://www. Avvo. Com/health-guides/dr-mark-gallands-conservative-care-of-knee-osteoarthritis

then seek the advice and consultation of your primary doctor or local orthopaedist. ...Read more

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How to know if I will have osteoarthritis?

No predicting: There is no one way to predict the future of someone's health or joints. Genetics can help us know if you are more likely but there are so many factors involved that no one can be sure. The key is to sty active in the pursuits that you find enjoyable. If you start to have joint pain that prevents you from engaging in these activities, then a visit with a doctor should help with both a diagnosis. ...Read more

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How to get a diagnosis for osteoarthritis?

Oa diagnosis: An osteoarthritis diagnosis is gotten from xraying the affected area. ...Read more

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How do you know if you have osteoarthritis?

How do you know if you have osteoarthritis?

Evaluation and xray: You really need to see a physician for a thorough evaluation to rule out other causes like cartilage tears or fractures. Xrays after this evaluation are needed to see the quantity of arthritis. Only then can treatment be advised. ...Read more

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What is osteoarthritis and what does it do?

What is osteoarthritis and what does it do?

Osteoarthritis: Osteoarthritis can be simply defined as the degeneration of joints as a result of wear and tear. It happens to all us as we get older, however it may be faster in some people following certain accidents, repeated injuries, menopause, illnesses, certain activities, or unknown reasons. Many times it causes minimal or no symptoms however the usual symptom is pain and resulting decreased function. ...Read more

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Could you get osteoarthritis at a young age?

Osteoarthritis.: Yes, OA can occur at younger ages, related to the stresses placed upon the body. OA is a wear-and-tear type of condition, and some people wear down their joints earlier than others, related to their physicality. ...Read more

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Who is typically affected by osteoarthritis?

Women: Women are more commonly effected than men. The older the individual, the more likely that individual is to be effected.. ...Read more

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What are the methods to treat osteoarthritis?

What are the methods to treat osteoarthritis?

NSAIDs: Maybe helpful. Also consider supplements like glucosamine/chondroitin. Lastly if not improving consider how platelet therapy or stem cells can be helpful for you. Check out Regenexx. Com ...Read more

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Please describe to me what osteoarthritis is?

Degeneration: In the joints of your body due to wear and tear, injury or even previous surgery in the area. ...Read more

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What puts me at greater risk of osteoarthritis?

Almost anything: Its a normal part of aging however if you are a high level athlete you may have higher incidence of this as you age. ...Read more

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What bodily system is affected by osteoarthritis?

What bodily system is affected by osteoarthritis?

Musculoskeletal +: Check out http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/osteoarthritis/basics/definition/con-20014749 for basics on osteoarthritis. Of note, bad OA can also affect your emotional wellbeing if it prevents you from engaging in activities that you enjoy. Furthermore, inactivity from OA could lead to osteoporosis, obesity, thus heart disease, stroke & cancer in long run, although that might be stretch ...Read more

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How long does it take to diagnose osteoarthritis?

How long does it take to diagnose osteoarthritis?

Should not!: Shouldn't take long with a physical exam and usually plain x-rays, and perhaps blood tests to r/o a rheumatology inflammatory problem, which would make it secondary osteo. ...Read more

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How can you know for sure if you have osteoarthritis?

How can you know for sure if you have osteoarthritis?

See a physician: The diagnosis can be made using your history, a physical exam and appropriate x-rays. ...Read more

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Is there more than one good way to treat osteoarthritis?

Is there more than one good way to treat osteoarthritis?

See your Doctor: Weight loss can decrease the load on your knees. Every one pound of weight loss is equivalent to decreasing the load on your knees by 4 pounds. Strengthening exercises, supplements, like glucosamine, msm, or same may help. Topical capsacian, nsaids, tylenol, (acetaminophen) injections of hyaluronic acid, and acupuncture can all be helpful. Talk to your doctor before trying supplements and discuss tx options. ...Read more

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What's the best updated way to treat the osteoarthritis?

2nd opinion: There are too many strange doc opinions for osteoarthritis. Get a 2nd, 3rd, 4th and so on opinion. Money is well spent! ...Read more