Arthritis pain: Introduction
Arthritis pain: Arthritis is inflammation of one or more joints, which results in pain, swelling, stiffness, and limited movement.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Arthritis pain is available below.
Symptoms of Arthritis pain
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symptoms of Arthritis pain
Treatments for Arthritis pain
- Treat underlying cause
- Joint replacement surgery for severely damaged joints
- Immunosuppressants for immune system dysfunction
- Antibiotics when an infection is the cause
- Treatment for arthritis pain depends on the specific type of arthritis, the severity of the symptoms, and the patients' age, general health and other medical conditions. Treatments include:
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Arthritis pain: Complications
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Causes of Arthritis pain
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Arthritis pain: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Arthritis pain: Research Doctors & Specialists
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- Senior Health Specialists (Geriatrics):
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Hospitals & Clinics: Arthritis pain
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Arthritis pain: Rare Types
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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Arthritis pain
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Prognosis for Arthritis pain
Prognosis for Arthritis pain:
A few arthritis-related disorders can be completely cured with treatment. Most are chronic (long-term) conditions, however, and the goal of treatment is to control the pain and minimize joint damage. Chronic arthritis frequently goes in and out of remission.
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Arthritis pain: Broader Related Topics
Types of Arthritis pain
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