Arthritis

What drug option do I have for arthritis?

What drug option do I have for arthritis? There are specific drug option for every type of arthritis but there are drug option also which are very common and are used with the other types of arthritis. Here are some of the drug option commonly used for arthritis: Drug Option for Arthritis Analgesics are the…

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Will I need surgery if I have arthritis?

Will I need surgery if I have arthritis? It depends on the severity of your arthritis. Some types of arthritis do not need surgery. But if your condition is severe already, then yes, you will need surgery. There is a specific surgery for your specific arthritis. Here are a few samples of the types of…

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How is arthritis diagnosed?

How is arthritis diagnosed? Arthritis can be diagnosed by your doctor through subjective and objective findings. For the subjective part, he may ask you questions about your symptoms if you have arthritis, how you feel, where do you feel pain / discomfort and of course ask about your medical and family history about arthritis. He…

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Would exercise help improve my arthritis condition or worsen it?

Would exercise help improve my arthritis condition or worsen it? Exercise can help improve a person’s arthritis condition when done the right way and of course moderately. Too much exercise is bad and can damage the joints leading to arthritis. Hence, a person’s arthritis condition is at risk. Two types of exercise are recommended for…

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What causes arthritis?

What causes arthritis? Actually, this question is so broad because there are different types of arthritis which have their corresponding causes as well. To give you an overview, I will mention to you some of the types of arthritis with their causes. And on the process you will see that some them are very common…

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What are side effects from taking arthritis medications?

What are side effects from taking common arthritis medications? There are different side effects for every medication especially on arthritis medications. Here are some side effects of your arthritis medications: Other Arthritis medications: Methotrexate Central nervous system: –    headache, drowsiness, blurred vision, aphasia, seizures, malaise, dizziness Dermatologic: –    erythematous rashes, urticaria, photosensitivity, alopecia, acne pruritus…

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How can I prevent arthritis?

How can I prevent arthritis? Prevention is always better than cure. When you want to prevent arthritis, you should start early, as early as when you are 30 years old or even younger. Below are some preventive measures you can take. Prevent Arthritis: Choose the right kind of exercise –    Exercise is an important part…

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