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What Is Osteoarthrosis
What is the difference between osteoarthrosis and osteoarthritis in the hips. I have bilateral protrusio told I have osteoarthroisis?
What would you recomend for a women in her 50s with osteoarthrosis? She is taking glucosamine and msm.
I had r factor and anti-ccp tests twice for the last 3 months. My doctor diagnosed me with osteoarthrosis. Can i still have RA as i'm really worried
How will recurring ac joint osteoarthrosis and impingiment (after arthroscopic cleaning and/or ac decompression and resection) be treated?
Resection: Well, to have arthrosis from the AC joint means the joint must, by definition exist. So resection of the distal clavicle essentially eliminates the existence of the AC joint and as such arthrosis in that joint can not recur. Resection should be a permanent solution if surgery done correctly. ...Read more
My xray says: tricompartmental osteoarthrosis with prominent narrowing involving the medial knee joint. Also spurs at the femoral condyle and patellar?
New md said emg showed nerve damage in foot and lower leg. Is it possible my osteoarthrosis of lumbar spine is causing the foot swelling /numbing.?
Yes: Yes, this is possible.Get a more detailed answer ›
The base of my thumb metacarpals hurt. They hurt more with gripping. What could it be? They have been hurting for years but has gotten progressively worse. It hurts down to the carpals and i can make it hurt with manipulation
Statistically, : Statistically, you are likely to be a 50-year-old woman with symptoms in your non-dominant hand. These symptoms are classic for arthritis at the base of the thumb. (basilar joint = carpometacarpal joint = trapeziometacarpal joint) 25% of women and 17% of men will have arthritis in this area by age 70. If you are not in this demographic, there can be other causes. After an injury, the beak (aka volar oblique) ligament can be torn. This should be repaired if there is no underlying arthritis. Ganglion cysts can occur in this area. Less commonly, the symptoms can be referred from scaphoid fractures, scapholunate ligament injuries, dequervain's tenosynovitis, or skier's thumb. An evaluation by a hand surgeon can be quite helpful. I don't always get x-rays if i know it is arthritis and we are not planning surgery. Otherwise, i would get x-rays. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
A doc has told me the fluid between my joints is insufficient but he didn't make any suggestions as to what to do, can you advise?
A partial answer: Osteoarthritis (osteoarthrosis in the uk) is the most common type of arthritis. It is caused by the failure of multiple supporting tissues including cartilage, tendons, ligaments, bone, etc. There isn't any easy answer to your question. Maintaining a normal weight, and regular exercise help. If needed, medication can help. Acetaminophen is the safest medication to start. ...Read more
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