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What are the safest sex positions for facet problems or degenerative arthritis?

What are the safest sex positions for facet problems or degenerative arthritis?

Flexed positions: Since extension of the spine results in the facet joints approximating causing pain. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Lowe
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Painful Joints (Definition)

Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA) is a term used to describe a common type of arthritis in children. It is a long-term (chronic) disease resulting in ...Read more


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Is arthritis always have to be a morning problem with worse symptoms in the mornings?

Is arthritis always have to be a morning problem with worse symptoms in the mornings?

No: There are different kinds of arthritis. Some are worse during activity, others after rest, . Early morning joint pain or stiffness may be a sign of an arthritis caused by an autoimmune disorder like rheumatoid arthritis. It may be worthwhile to discuss with your primary care doctor who may refer you to a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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Can arthritis cause other medical problems or diseases?

Yes: Arthritis can be from many things like ghonorrhea, rheumatoid, lupus, some cancers. Many of these things can casue heart problems and of course other things depending on the kind of arthritis. ...Read more

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I may be developing problems with arthritis?

You need Evaluation: This answer needs to state you need a musculoskeletal examination, evaluation, imaging, lab etc. ...Read more

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I have a ligament problem, arthritis, what to do?

I have a ligament problem, arthritis, what to do?

Family doctor: Start out with your family doctor to find out what is wrong and to start treatment. He may order blood tests, X-rays or other tests depending on exact symptoms. ...Read more

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I have a problem with rheumatiod arthritis. Can anyone help me in solving this issue?

I have a problem with rheumatiod arthritis. Can anyone help me in solving this issue?

Rheumatologist: Your need to be evaluated by a rheumatologist or hand surgeon (if hands affected). ...Read more

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What sort of problem is ankle arthritis?

What sort of problem is ankle arthritis?

Degenerative : Ankle arthritis is degeneration of the cartilage (the smooth gliding surface of the joint) in the ankle. This can happens because of traumatic injury, longstanding instability, rheumatoid or other autoimmune diseases. ...Read more

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Facet (Definition)

Facet joints are places on the spinal bones where two bones actually meet and articulate. Many times arthritis or inflammation can arise ...Read more


Dr. Thomas Namey
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Arthritis (Definition)

Arthritis is the progressive ...Read more