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Rabbit Arthritis Blister
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
It feels like two bones in my wrist r grinding together when I move and I have no strength in it. Cd this b arthritis, it's been like this a while?
My mum was recently diagnosed with arthritis what wud be the best therapeutic cure for it& what r the best preventive measures one can take for it?
Rt knee damaged in high school. Now im 36 & its really bothering me - pain is constant (arthritis) when i bend & bear weight. What r surgical options?
See details: One really needs to determine the cause of the pain. If it is truly a secondary osteoarthritis, have injectable lubricants been tried? Arthroscopic surgeries for osteoarthritis to "clean things up" generally will at best provide only short term benefit. There are other surgical procedures available but knee replacement at such a young age should be avoided if at all possible. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: There are many types of arthritis. People born with a congenital abnormality like hip dysplasia, are more likely to get early onset arthritis. Trauma to a joint early in life can lead to arthritis. Some autoimmune diseases such as juvenile idiopathic arthritis, ra, and lupus can present with early arthritis. A rheumatologist can help you sort this out. ...Read more
Shoulder muscles: Shoulder blade pain can be due to strain of the muscles around your shoulder. This can happen from lifting something abnormally or improper positioning. Therapy or massage can be of benefit. Shoulder specialists can determine the type of problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does cracking your knuckles really cause arthritis? I did it a lot until my mom told me it causes arthritis. But friends have told me cracking your knuckles doesn’t matter. So what’s the truth?
Hi I am having psoriasis. Recently I had blood test . Everything is normal except
25 OH VITAMIN - 12.9 ng /ml
E.S.R -20 mm/1 Hr
MCHC 35 %
can you suggest me something out of these figures .. Is it a condition for arthritis ?
Labs: Lab results are meaningful only in the context of the person. High MCHC in a healthy person may simply be a problem with the calibration of the machine or reflect that reference ranges are set so that a few percent of healthies fall outside on either end. I'd ignore sed rate / ESR. You'll do yourself a huge favor if you address the vitamin D issue -- sunlight, diet, supplements. ...Read more