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Is It True That You Will Get Arthritis In Your Knees If You Wear Shorts In Winter
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I am on extended breastfeeding, is it safe to get steroid shots on my hurting knees? Showed some wear and arthritis on my xrays - please advise. Thank yo
Okay: Steroids injections into the knee done no more frequently than every three months are generally safe during breastfeeding. Very little steroid gets into your breast milk. Oral medications for osteoarthritis need to be okayed by your OB or the doctor prescribing them. I prefer to advocate weight loss or weight control, modest exercise such as walking as long as it doesn't worsen the knee pain. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I have been told that i will get arthritis in my knee in 10 to 20 years due to a recent fracture. What can I do?
Be active: Osteoarthritis (oa) is an age related process that everyone will go through. You may develop premature oa if your fracture caused the surface of the knee joint to become slightly irregular. Either way, it is important to be physically active in things you like to do and keep the weight off. Excess weight put extra strain on your knees which may lead to early oa. ...Read more
Balance risk: Knee replacement is a tough procedure and requires significant physical therapy after surgery. There is a small percentage of unsatisfied patients but if the pt is desperate or have to take strong painkillers around the clock and has no significant risks for the surgery is better to run the risk. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
NSAIDs : Assuming the arthritis being asked about is osteoarthritis.....The most common first line medicine is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (nsaid). Many fall in this category including naprosyn, (naproxen) ibuprofen, diclfenac, etc. If these medications and physical therapy fail, then injections with local anesthetics and corticosteroids are often recommended. ...Read more
Might be...: There is a special brace called an unloading brace which may be beneficial to certain kinds of arthritis (osteoarthritis mostly). A stabilizing brace is only of use if the joint is unstable. A plain neoprene sleeve for compression may give a patient comfort, but not so much stability. Check with your doc as to which type may benefit this patient. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ihave very sever pain in my knee since 4years ago.My dr said its arthritis but im pnly30!.Is it true?
See your doctor: You could have a host of issues that could cause your knee pain, could be bursitis, tendonitis, arthritis, ligament issues, meniscal injury, sciatica etc. So you may want to see an orthopedic pain specialist that can tell you what is going and help you with the latest treatments or exercise therapies available. You may want to consider stem cell therapy as well. Regenexx.Com ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My leg/knee won't straighten. Have diagnosis of psoriatic arthritis but what can I do to get leg to work properly?
Need evaluation: Sometimes when the knee "locks" or cannot straighten out fully, it means that there may be a tear in the cartilage (meniscus) preventing the knee from straightening. See an orthopedist or a physiatrist ( rehab medicine specialist) and he/she should be able to help you with it. ...Read more
Are there any better alternatives to arthritis pain in my knee than rooster comb shots? I get them every 90 days but the shot only works 14 days or so
Is it true that eggs oats and bread will increase the inflamation of the arthritis on my left knee?
No: Certain people may be sensitive to various substances and food, but it is individual response and this is not a general response. If you have sensitivity to any of these you may have something happen but i can not suggest that it may increase the knee inflammation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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I am a 28 year old female and think I may have arthritis in my knees and neck. Is it normal to get arthritis at this age? I use to do gymnastics also.
Not really: It is early to get osteoarthritis to a great degree in a 28 year old, particularly in the neck. It may be related in part to your prior gymnastic activities and possible injuries that occurred during that time. I would not hesitate to be seen for a specific diagnosis and treatment options. ...Read more
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