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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. Thomas Namey
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Arthritis (Definition)

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


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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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Hip problem and pain, early arthritis?

Hip problem and pain, early arthritis?

Possible: Your age would indicate that the likelihood is low, however there are those who have a propensity for early-onset arthritis. If your symptoms are limited to one hip, you may want to have it evaluated for other musculoskeletal problems. ...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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Treatments for rheumatoid arthritis problem?

Treatments for rheumatoid arthritis problem?

Resubmit: Your question is difficult to understand. Do you mean to ask about side effects of treatments for RA or which treatments are available for problem disease? You need to speak with a/your rheumatologist about these issues. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Lowe
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Painful Joints (Definition)

That term is not really a specific diagnosis, but rather somewhat of a general term. The medical term is arthralgias, which implies pain in multiple joint possibly coming from a single cause. Don't hesitate to be seen and evaluated for ...Read more


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