Osteoarthritis Susceptibility: Introduction
Osteoarthritis Susceptibility: Osteoarthritis refers to degeneration of the joints which causes symptoms such as joint pain and stiffness. Researchers have discovered a number of genes linked to an increased risk of developing osteoarthritis. Genetic forms of osteoarthritis tend to have an earlier onset.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Osteoarthritis Susceptibility is available below.
Symptoms of Osteoarthritis Susceptibility
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symptoms of Osteoarthritis Susceptibility
Treatments for Osteoarthritis Susceptibility
- There is no cure for the condition but various therapies may alleviate symptoms
- Medications: NSAIDs, Acetaminophen, Tramadol, painkillers and cortisone injections
- Physical therapy
- Chronic pain management therapies
- Viscosupplementation - injections of hyaluronic acid derivatives
- more treatments...»
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treatments for Osteoarthritis Susceptibility
Home Diagnostic Testing
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- Osteoporosis & Bone Health: Home Testing:
Wrongly Diagnosed with Osteoarthritis Susceptibility?
Osteoarthritis Susceptibility: Complications
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Causes of Osteoarthritis Susceptibility
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Osteoarthritis Susceptibility: Undiagnosed Conditions
Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:
Misdiagnosis and Osteoarthritis Susceptibility
Alzheimer's disease over-diagnosed: The well-known disease of Alzheimer's disease
is often over-diagnosed.
Patients tend to assume that any memory loss or forgetulness symptom might be Alzheimer's,
whereas there are...read more »
Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for
a patient to show mental decline to dementia.
Whereas this can, of...read more »
Tremor need not be Parkinson's disease: There is the tendency to believe that
any tremor symptom, or shakiness, means Parkinson's disease.
The reality is that there are various possibilities, such as benign essential tremor,
which...read more »
Leg cramps at night a classic sign: The symptom of having leg muscle cramps,
particularly at night, is a classic sign of undiagnosed diabetes.
However, there are also various other causes.
See causes of leg cramps or ...read more »
Rare diseases misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease: A rare genetic
disorder is often misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease for men in their 50's.
The disease Fragile X disorder can show only mild symptoms in the early years,
and...read more »
Psoriatic arthritis often undiagnosed cause of joint conditions: Patients with the skin condition psoriasis
can also have the related arthritis subtype called " psoriatic...read more »
Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency
is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as multiple sclerosis (see ...read more »
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Osteoarthritis Susceptibility: Research Doctors & Specialists
Research related physicians and medical specialists:
- Bone, Joint and Orthopedic Specialists:
- Nerve Specialists:
- Pain Specialists:
- Arthritis & Joint Health Specialists (Rheumatology):
- Senior Health Specialists (Geriatrics):
- more specialists...»
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Hospitals & Clinics: Osteoarthritis Susceptibility
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Osteoarthritis Susceptibility: Rare Types
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Osteoarthritis Susceptibility: Animations
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Prognosis for Osteoarthritis Susceptibility
Prognosis for Osteoarthritis Susceptibility:
The prognosis varies from patient to patient with severity of symptoms and rate of progression varying depending on individual factors such as compliancy with management of the condition.
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Osteoarthritis Susceptibility: Broader Related Topics
Types of Osteoarthritis Susceptibility
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