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Dr. Thomas Namey
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Arthritis (Definition)

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


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Can walking barefoot in the house cause any harm?

Can walking barefoot in the house cause any harm?

Depends: Make sure there are no pieces of broken glass, tacs or other foreign objects that you can step on. Hars surfaces like tile may be hard on feet if constantly walking. Aside from that, you should be ok as long as you are in no pain and are not diabetic or insensate.

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What might cause rheumatoid arthritis to go into remission during pregnancy?

What might cause rheumatoid arthritis to go into remission during pregnancy?

Immune System, Hormo: It is the immune system and hormones. In ra, the body has an aberrent hyperimmune response to the joint lining causing arthritis. But in pregancy, trhe mother is accepting a \fetus with 50% different genes. A kidney would be rejected if that foreigal changes. N. The hyperimmune response in dampened during pregancy, primarily for homonal changes. Arthritis remits!

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What condition, other than arthritis, causes pain throughout the entire body?

What condition, other than arthritis, causes pain throughout the entire body?

Several: Other possiblities include but are not limited to: inflammatory muscle conditions, hypothyroidism, bone disorders, neoplasms, and fibromyalgia can all cause diffuse bodily pain. See a physician if your symptoms are severe/debilitating.

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Does psoriasis cause arthritis?

Does psoriasis cause arthritis?

Sometimes: Psoriasis is an immunological condition that affects the skin and joints. However, not everyone have manifestations of both, and many have only skin or only joint involvement. We are learning that psoriasis also affects the cardiovascular system, increasing the risk for heart disease.

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What causes gout and arthritis?

What causes gout and arthritis?

Diet related: Gout is a condition that is diet related. Richs foods can cause a elevated uric acid in the blood. Most commonly, the big toe joint will become red, hot, swollen and painful. A list of these foods can be found on the Internet. Long term gout can cause arthritic changes in the involved joints. You should see your podiatrist for evaluation and blood tests.

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Can psoriasis cause arthritis? How?

Psoriasis Arthritis: On occasions psoriasis can accompany arthritis; and vice versa. It does not cause arthritis.

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What causes arthritis in the lower back?

What causes arthritis in the lower back?

Osteoarthritis: Most commonly degenerative disc disease related to osteoarthritis. A small percentage of patients can have back arthritis related to inflammation as in ankylosing spondylitis and related disorders.

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Does patellar mal tracting cause arthritis?

Does patellar mal tracting cause arthritis?

It can: You want to try to improve the patella maltracking with either exercises or a brace in certain situations you may need to have a procedure to correct the alignment of the patella which may help prevent arthritic changes from occurring in the future.

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What can cause arthritis in your lower back?

What can cause arthritis in your lower back?

Big 3: Most arthritis in the back is osteoarthritis which is caused by aging, injury, obesity. There are other forms of spinal arthritis so it's good to have a precise diagnosis.

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Can arthritis cause patello femoral syndrome?

Can arthritis cause patello femoral syndrome?

Yes: Significant arthritic damage on the back of your patella could be causing pain in that joint but, you are relatively young but you want to make sure nothing else could be causing your pain. I would suggest an orthopedic exam and xrays of the affected area.

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Can rheumatiod arthritis cause? Organ failure?

Can rheumatiod arthritis cause? Organ failure?

Not really!: Rheumatoid vasculitis, increasingly rare, particularly associated with cryoglobulins, might harm organs-but rare. The most common organ issue identified with RA is slow developing pulmonary fibrosis which I have seen and which can cause death. Still rare.

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Can rheumatiod arthritis cause organ failure?

Can rheumatiod arthritis cause organ failure?

Very rare!: I have seen it once with croyoglobulinemic vasculitis. Long term pulmonary fibrosis can also occur, but this is gradual rather than acute. It, however, can kill.

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What causes young people to get arthritis in tmj?

Bruxism: Chronic grinding of your teeth, bruxism, can contribute to arthritic bone growth can lead to TMJ symptoms. There are several dental appliances and dental surgeries that can help place the lower jae in a more favorable position.

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Are there good home remedies for arthritis pain?

Are there good home remedies for arthritis pain?

Yes: Arthritis home remedies include diet, exercise, heat therapy, ice, hot tub, massage, etc some of the remedies under investigation at the national center for complementary and alternative medicine website include psychological therapies, meditation, tai chi, fish oil, gamalinoleic acid, thunder god vine a chinese herb, etc these are being evaluated and some may be shown to be good remedies.

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Does anybody know about reactive arthritis cause?

Does anybody know about reactive arthritis cause?

Yes: It is thought to be due to the immune system becoming overactive and misguided after it responds to an infection.

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What causes inflammation in people with arthritis?

What causes inflammation in people with arthritis?

Many different types: There are many different types of arthritis. Some have infection inside the joint and that causes inflammation. Some have tiny crystals inside the joint like people with gout that have many small urate crytals and the body reacts to that by causing inflammation. Some people have immune inflamation inside the joint that involves a lot of different cells and proteins that react to cause inflam

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