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  • 2 hours ago

    Test Results

    Does anyone know why I can't get my test results (blood, MRI, etc) until after the doctor reviews them? I keep forgetting to ask when I'm there. After all, it is my test results.
  • 19 hours ago

    OA shoes?

    I am 20 years old and was recently diagnosed with early osteoarthritis in my big toes. Does anyone have any shoe suggestions? I have Oofos flip flops that have nice arches but I need something for walking around campus all day. And I was wondering if Chacos would be any good.
  • 4 days ago

    ankle joint inflammation..

    I wasn’t sure what category to ask this question under so I chose all I could for some answers. I’m 16 years old and I have seen three doctors about my left ankle (only one affected). It’s given me trouble for nearly a year now and the doctor diagnosed it as an inflamed ankle joint. The end of my foot swells along with my toes but my ankle itself does not. However, it aches constantly. It also has tingling and numbness randomly. He prescribed prednisone to relieve the inflammation + swelling and....
  • 6 days ago

    A Question For Anyone On Meloxicam

    I am a writer. I spend A LOT of time on my laptop. I have developed arthritis in my wrists. Yesterday my doctor started me on 15 mg Meloxicam. When should I expect to experience pain relief?
  • 8 days ago

    Knee swelling, cold leg and foot, and tingling in toes

    I'm posting this here because I have seen others post knee problems here- A few days ago, I injured my knee playing soccer. I heard a pop in my knee and was taken to the ER. They took several x-rays and said it was probably a sprain. It has been four days since then. Two nights ago I noticed my foot was extremely cold and my knee and foot were swelling and becoming discolored. I went back to the ER for a possible blood clot, which there thankfully wasn't. However the physician never gave....
  • 9 days ago

    Rheumatoid Arthritis Patient for 25 years

    I am on ini methotrexate 20 mg weekly and Tab leflunomide (Cleft) 20 mg daily for more than 20 years. I have stopped inj methotexate. What effect it will create on my health? Are my joints dereriorate fast and cripple me. If so in how many days.
  • 13 days ago

    Leg longer than the other after knee replacment.

    I discovered that my right leg (knee replacment ) is about 1/2 an inch longer than my left leg. I discovered this after starting physical therapy. My therapist and surgeon were shocked. They suggested that I get lifts put on my shoes or put lifts inside my shoes. I now wear lifts in my left shoe. However, as a result of being longer on the operated side, my knee is now perminitely bent and I throw my back out of alignment. Has anyone had a similar experience and how was it corrected?
  • 14 days ago

    Fungal athritis?

    Hi. I’m 28 years old. My mother has athritis. About two years ago I noticed knee pain after doing an 8 mike occurred again a few months later after heavy exercise. Last year I noticed increased joint pain in both knees much sooner after doing exercise. Additionally I experienced fungus rash on my underarms, lightly on my forehead, nails, scalp, and I experienced itchiness on my legs and arms. I took medication for fungus which helped with all except the itching on my arms and legs. A few....
  • 14 days ago

    Osteoarthritis in hands

    What works the best to do for hands?
  • 14 days ago

    Knee pain

    55 year-old male, very active and works out 4-5 days per week including cardio and weight workouts. Seen a PT for knee pain and been doing knee exercises to strengthen muscles around the knees: quad, hip flexors and hamstring. Still having knee pain especially on my right knee on the inside bone area. Whenever I stand up, I can't straighten out my right leg. Should I continue to do daily exercises? I Do get relief after immediately doing exercises but stiffness comes back. Also, what about some....