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Bursectomy pain
I had my bursa removed 6 days ago. Only taking a half of a pain pill at bedtime. I am still hurting when...More
Posted by An_260003
I've limitations on medications and live in consta...
all my life, i never drank milk(maybe has to do with, or not) My recent bone scan showed advanced...More
Posted by An_259974
article - healing
An osteoarthritis patient has written an article entitled "My Struggle & Triumph over...More
Posted by sure7
How do you complete daily activities with severe o...
Hi everyone, I received permission from WebMD administrators to post these questions, so if you saw this post...More
Posted by njmast
Fighting OA
turned 46 earlier this year. Two years prior my body, joints were claimed by osteoarthritis. I'm not a...More
Posted by An_259792

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Advice requested: Deciding whether to have thumb ...
Given pretty advanced stage of arthritis, with thumb collapsed in hand, bone spurs and zig-zag deformity, I...More
Posted by An_259745
Osteoarthritis foot pain
I have severe (underlined) OA foot pain, the worst the doc said he had ever seen. It's so painful to walk. No...More
Posted by Anon_9097
NOTICE: To runners & walkers w/hip bursitis
My physical therapist just told me that he has found that runners and walkers who consistently walk/run on the...More
Posted by txdogmom
Ugh. ..i wish my bursa would chill out!
I'm 44. Been suffering with bursitis for 2 years. Got it after back surgery. My spine and hips were crooked...More
Posted by juliejewel5
Ugh. ..i wish my bursa would chill out!
I'm 44. Been suffering with bursitis for 2 years. Got it after back surgery. My spine and hips were crooked...More
Posted by juliejewel5
I Want A New Hip For Christmas
Hello, everyone. First time posting in this WebMD Osteoarthritis Community, but a long-time member of WebMD....More
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Posted by davedsel2
Spinal Canal Narrowing in Neck
what can i expect with Spinal Canal Narrowing in Neck? Currently experiencing pain and numbness in my right...More
Posted by An_259417
knee giving out
My right knee has suddenly started giving out. Can anyone give me advice about what to expect?
Posted by janiceannd
OA of the acromioclavicular joint
Hi. I am a 21 year old female, and after 3-4 years of chronic shoulder pain I've recently been diagnosed with...More
Posted by hwise93
Monovisc Injection for OA in knee?
Just looking to talk to others who have had the Monovisc injection in the knee for OA and see how it...More
Posted by erinshannon
I have osteoarthritis of the hips. It has been suggested that when I awake in the morning and my hips are...More
Posted by artalejack
I am new to this group and have osteoarthritis of the knees, hips and lower back. I am looking for a good...More
Posted by Anon_146327
Marrow Endema
Hello, I have been diagnosed with marrow endema in head neck and proximal shaft of right femur and acetabulum...More
Posted by An_258933
Hello, I'm having a pain in my elbow when I straighten it to 180 degrees. Almost like it doesn't want...More
Posted by selalmeida
shoulder arthritis
I am thirty years old and have had bilateral shoulder surgery on left and right shoulder. I have...More
Posted by keeping_my_head_up
Acute onset OA in hands?
Hi all, I'm 40 and about 3 months ago one of my finger joints (PIP) started hurting when I would try to open...More
Posted by An_258879
Is it just my knee OA?
I broke my kneecap 5 months ago. I've had surgery for a lateral release, meniscus tear, I now have OA. I've...More
Posted by emsgirl24
Looking for dr who does bursectomy in Illinois or Missouri. Thanks.
Posted by An_258844
2 months post trigger finger surgery and PROBLEMS!
2 months ago had TF surgery on LH thumb and middle finger. Incisions are still very painful; thumb is...More
Posted by emilyandhailey
OA and fibromyalgia
Has anyone got this lethal combination? I am struggling to be pain free and it's affecting my ability to work....More
Posted by dimend3

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