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What's the difference between tendonitis and arthritis?

What's the difference between tendonitis and arthritis?

No, can be the same!: Tendons attach to the joint capsule or bone. Tendinitis is a basic form of enthesophy (which also includes ligamentous and periosteal inflammation) is basic feature of the most common inflammatory arthopathies, spondyloarthritis. Inflammation of tendon sheath is common in ra. ...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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What's the difference between fibromyalgia, tendonitis and arthritis?

What's the difference between fibromyalgia, tendonitis and  arthritis?

Not much: Arthritis is a result of cartilage breakdown causing inflammation, pain and stiffness in the joints. Tendonitis is an injury and inflammation in the tendons. It can happen anywhere in the tendon, but typically it manifests where the muscles and tendons meet. The cause of fibromyalgia is currently unknown.Symptoms of fibromyalgia are chronic widespread pain, fatigue. ...Read more

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What is the difference between tendonitis and arthritis, I have swelling, and pain, tenderness when pressed on the inside of wrist. No injury.

What is the difference between tendonitis and arthritis, I have swelling, and pain, tenderness when pressed on the inside of wrist. No injury.

Exam will...: Physical examination/ x-rays by an orthopedic surgeon will give u your diagnosis.W/o exam this is obviously just speculation;however dequervain's tendinitis( on the thumb side of your wrist) is more likely without previous trauma to your wrist.If u make a fist over your flexed thumb and angle your hand/ wrist towards your pinkie(finkelstein's test), this is likely tendinitis. ...Read more

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Cortisone injection in wrist joint due to this tendonitis and arthritis. How long till I'll know it worked? How long till the ache from shot disappear

Cortisone injection in wrist joint due to this tendonitis and arthritis. How long till I'll know it worked? How long till the ache from shot disappear

U need to have a goo: -d reason for injecting a 16 year old. Be sure U R Cing a fellowship trained hand surgeon. This treatment seems way 2 aggressive. ...Read more

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What is safer to use for chronic tendonitis and arthritis? Taken with meals.(i have gerd) aspirin (325mg x2-3 daily) or ibuprofen(400mg x2-3 daily)?

Both present risks: Both are nsaia and carry a risk of gastric irritation and bleeding, Aspirin has a shorter half-life and really should be taken every 4-6- hours. Motrin can be taken three times daily with food, although food does not reduce your risk of a gastric bleed. Tylenol (acetaminophen) has a lower risk for GI upset but may not relieve your pain and its maximum dose has recently been lowered to 3 grams daily. ...Read more

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Could tendonitis turn into arthritis over time?

Could tendonitis turn into arthritis over time?

Possibly but rare: Tendons support bone and joints. If the tendons do not function well they could cause joints not to function well. This could occur for eample in the ankle and knee and possibly lead to narrowing of the joint which could increase the risk of arthritis. If tendons cause significant pain, joint motion could be limited which obviously could affect joints but i still believe arthritis will be rare. ...Read more

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What are the differences between tendonitis, arthritis, and carpal tunnel?

What are the differences between tendonitis, arthritis, and carpal tunnel?

There are many.: Tendonitis is inflamation of the tendons. It may frequently caused by wear and tear and gradual degeneration or it may be sudden. Arthritis is wear and inflamation within a joint. Carpal tunnel syndrome is pressure on the median nerve at the wrist. It causes pins and needles feelings in the fingers as well as achy pain and wakening from sleep with the hand asleep. ...Read more

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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


Dr. Jimmy Bowen
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Tendinitis (Definition)

Is the inflammation of a tendon, ...Read more