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Could osteoarthritis be misdiagnosed from an x-ray?

Could osteoarthritis be misdiagnosed from an x-ray?

Certainly: The answer is: why are you asking? What is real question? There are a lot of things that can be misdiagnosed on x-ray. ...Read more

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Dr. Qamar Khan
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Osteoarthritis (Definition)

Common degenerative problem of cartilage and joints. Simply stated it is 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 and deformity may ensue. And ...Read more


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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?

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 more

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I got x rays shows I have osteoarthritis in both my knees i'm taking meloxicam , tylenol (acetaminophen) and vicodin just to get threw work how bad is that for me?

I got x rays shows I have osteoarthritis in both my knees i'm taking meloxicam , tylenol (acetaminophen) and vicodin just to get threw work how bad is that for me?

Not good: It is dangerous to rely on narcotics such as vicodin to relieve knee pain. The potential for addiction is significant. Have injectable lubricants been tried? Have nsaids other then Meloxicam been tried? See a rheumatologist if you have not done so already. ...Read more

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would viscosupplementation be beneficiary for my knee osteoarthritis age 57 female, i can forward u digital copy my knees xray?


would viscosupplementation be beneficiary for my knee osteoarthritis age 57 female, i can forward u digital copy my knees xray?

Pain = Muscles first: There is a huge error in medical logic and reasoning. The most common location for pain is in the muscle system. Stressed and strained muscle will begin to contract choking other and secondarily leading to tendinitis, bursitis, nerve pain, vessels, degeneration of joint structures. Tx cause w stretching hands-on PT, acupuncture, wet/dry IM needling will restore the muscles and no secondary issues. ...Read more

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Iv been diagnosed with osteoarthritis in my knee from an xray after a fall does this mean I could hav osteoarthritis in other joints as well?

Iv been diagnosed with osteoarthritis in my knee from an xray after a fall does this mean I could hav osteoarthritis in other joints as well?

Knee pain: Usually yes , Trauma directed to a specific joint can draw ones attention to that area and can even activate or accelerate the usual symptoms of pain , stiffness , which worsens with activity. Keep your weight down, strengthen your muscles and try some glucosamine . ...Read more

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