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How do you know if you have osteoarthritis?

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Dr. Shivajee Nallamothu
General Practice
5 doctors agree

In brief: Evaluation and xray

You really need to see a physician for a thorough evaluation to rule out other causes like cartilage tears or fractures.
Xrays after this evaluation are needed to see the quantity of arthritis. Only then can treatment be advised.

In brief: Evaluation and xray

You really need to see a physician for a thorough evaluation to rule out other causes like cartilage tears or fractures.
Xrays after this evaluation are needed to see the quantity of arthritis. Only then can treatment be advised.
Dr. Shivajee Nallamothu
Dr. Shivajee Nallamothu
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Dr. Qamar Khan
Pain Management
4 doctors agree

In brief: X-ray

or MRI needs to be done to truly determine osteoarthritis.

In brief: X-ray

or MRI needs to be done to truly determine osteoarthritis.
Dr. Qamar Khan
Dr. Qamar Khan
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Dr. Kevin Watson
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: X-ray

Symptoms of arthritis include pain, stiffness, grinding noises, swelling, and warmth.
The best way to evaluate for arthritis is with simple x-rays.

In brief: X-ray

Symptoms of arthritis include pain, stiffness, grinding noises, swelling, and warmth.
The best way to evaluate for arthritis is with simple x-rays.
Dr. Kevin Watson
Dr. Kevin Watson
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