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Will Cracking Wrists Arthritis
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
I am a 21 years old female. I saw a new doctor for painful joints in wrists/ankles. The doctor did a complete workup and it reported WBC 11.3, ANC 8916, TIBC 484, ESR 28 and Uric Acid 12.9. I had a previous bladder infection. The doctor suggested to repea
Yes: Arthritis can affect people in the wrists with the aging process. There is also a higher likelihood of developing arthritis following a traumatic injury to the wrist (e.g. Fractures or sprains). Finally, some patients develop forms of inflammatory arthritis which can affect multiple articulations within the wrist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
See details: The symptoms would be local tenderness, swelling and/or pain on motion. Other problems such as tendinitis could cause the same symptoms. Have a doctor take a look. ...Read more
Depends: Depending on your age, duration, extent of disease process......Joints affected- nsaid, tylanol, steroid pill/ injection, methotrexate, colchicin, allopurinol, joint replacement, wt. Reduction, physical therapy, newer biologic agents...Anbrel, ant , calcium, vit d, splints, avoiding over use.....Are the ways. ...Read more
I have had clicking in my wrists for 3 years now & i had the same problem in my jaw which turned out to be arthritis and tmj. What should I do?
Smoked pot for 20 years, helped me sleep after being buried in an avalanche, also helped with bad arthritis in my wrists and knees. Must now quit . ?
Question?: Not sure what you are asking. Are you asking if you must quit? The answer to that is not necessarily. It is an illegal drug so you have some risk in using it. If it helps you, then I think you need to weigh the benefits against the risks. ...Read more
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