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What Type Of Doctor Could Help With Advanced Arthritis In The Knee
A condition where there 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
I have neck and knee arthritus, i want my whole.Bone structure evaluated. What is the type of doctor that does this called?
A rheumatologist: A rheumatologist is the proper specialist.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have arthritis which causes serious pain on both my knees My doctor suggested to lose weight Should i do cycling?Will it make my pain worst? Age 45
The doctor drained two syringes full of fluid from my knee but the test was negative for arthritis. What could it be?
Inflammation: You are too young to have significant osteoarthritis (wear and tear arthritis) but something caused the joint lining to produce fluid. Possibilities are injury, torn cartilage, viral arthritis, or some type of inflammatory immune arthritis (there are many). Bacterial infections are usually pretty obvious from the fluid and the clinical picture. Find out the fluid test result and ask "what's next.". ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Everyone Gets It: Just takes time. Usually the normal version of arthritis happens usually in people in their 40s or older. Degenerative means wear and tear over time, usually in one joint or multiple joints of the body. You can't stop it however you can slow it down or control it better with medications, injections, physical therapy to strengthen joints and even stem cell therapies to slow it down. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are there specific tests for arthritis the doctor can do such as blood/x-ray, etc. if I suspect I may have it in just my knees?
It depends on causes: There are many, many causes for arthritis knee pain, or pain around the knee joint. Therefore not possible to give you any answer but one: seek the expert advice of a rheumatologist or orthopedic surgeons, and/or other musculoskeletal specialist to find the correct diagnosis and treat as needed! ...Read more
Yes: The first question is the cause of the arthritis. Inflammatory arthritis such as rheumatoid arthritis have excellent treatments. Osteoarthritis in a teen is uncommon. There are medications, physical therapies as well as complementary therapies that can all be helpful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can I get a second ACL Reconstruction on my knee ?, I'm 28 yearsold and dealing with minor arthritis and was told to do so by a doctor.
My knee hurts when I'm laying down for a while or after running/walking a lot and sometimes randomly. Haven't seen a doctor yet. Is it arthritis?
I have a diffuse and dull pain above my knee cap. The doctor said it's an inflammation and he prescribed diclofenac10 days. What can it be? Arthritis?
Any idea to why my knees and hips ache already been to the doctor for it found no arthritis but still in a lot of pain.?
What was found: Ask your doctor to have you see a rheumatologist. Aching can occur for other reasons beside arthritis - such as bursitis, tendonitis to name a few. This could be a muscular problem. You need an evaluation and then one can define your problems and decide what to do. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm 35 an I have arthritis in my right knee an it swollen but looks like fluid kid on it, wondering should I go to my doctor or the ER?
See details: See a rheumatologist or orthopedist, If the pain is severe, go to the ER. ...Read more
I have fatty liver disease. I also have severe knee and back arthritis. I need pain relievers but my doctor said I cannot use them. Can I use any?
Listen to your Dr: Fatty liver disease without evidence of cirrhosis is usually not a contraindication to analgesics. However if there is evidence of advanced liver disease (cirrhosis) or significant inflammation of the liver(steatohepatitis) analgesics like Tylenol(acetaminophen) and NSAIDS(ibuprofen, Aleve, (naproxen)Advil) need to be avoided or used in reduced dosage. Follow your physicians advice. ...Read more
Knee arthritis & do not need a replacement but my doctor has suggested platelet-rich plasma injections for pain and reduce need for surgery. Opinions?
Helpful: Although PRP injections will not "cure" arthritis, they are a very good and safe option for knee OA. Numerous studies have demonstrated their benefit in terms of reducing pain, improving function, and slowing the progression of OA. The debate lies in how many injections to give an how often. Their benefit does come gradually, but they often can provide benefit for at least 9-18 months. ...Read more
The ER doctor said I have fluid on my knee and early degenerative arthritis. Well i also had a positive ANA test and ANA titer 1:320 . What do I do?
My joint behind knee hurts when i fold leg.Doctor doubt I have arthritis as my uric acid high. 27yr 86kg.Are shuffle and jumping jacks ok for my knees?
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