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... I am scheduled to have a Bone Density Scan in January. ... (3 replies)
... I was reading all the messages and wanted to tell you about my experience with Psoriatic Arthritis, so that maybe it would help. I developed Psoriasis when I was 8 yrs old, I am now 55. ... (20 replies)
... A bone density test is for finding out if you are at risk for developing osteoporosis. ... (4 replies)

... my husband has sever osteo arthritis in his knees and back why would they run a bone density test since its alrady known of his condition (0 replies)
... and just lay on a table and this machine moves over you from above....i have arthritis in several places too and they showed up, but so far no osteoporosis....good luck and have a happy thanksgiving ! ... (3 replies)
... I have had a lot of tests and so far I am negative for autoimmune disorders including RA. My bone density test was excellent. X rays showed no signs of arthritis. Also, my celiac panel was negative. ... (3 replies)
Bone Scan?
Sep 24, 2011
... A bone scan only tells the bone density not if there is inflammation if the tissue, which is more common in RA. My mother had RA all her life and RA is inflammation of the tendon tissues, and the only way for RA to be truely be tested is when it is flared up and swollen. ... (11 replies)
... and I am allergic to penicillin. I have a family history of type II diabetes, high blood pressure, mental illness, irritable bowel syndrome, and rheumatoid arthritis. ... (4 replies)
... I work on a computer all day and have recently developed Heberden nodules on the upper joints of both thumbs. ... (7 replies)
Knee arthritis
Dec 11, 2008
... That's true, bone cells do keep replaceing themselves. ... (19 replies)
... Abending spine also puts stress on the muscles running from the spine and can result in very painful Bursitis. ... (9 replies)
... I have had three bone density tests in the last few years. ... (6 replies)
... at work, standing too long when I cook holiday meals or just cleaning the house for a lengthy amount of time without sitting down. I used to have so much energy and am known from my children and coworkers as a neat freak. ... (4 replies)
... and I am certain the running has staved off my arthritis. I have repeatedly found that if I go more than 4 or 5 days without running, I get incredibly achey and stiff. Furthermore, I get these really deep aches in my hips about twice a year, and running is the only way for me to get rid of them. ... (5 replies)
... Arthritis can and often does happen anywhere on the spine. ... (13 replies)
... If I can't stand the pain, I take 1 tramadol in the afternoon and 1 at bedtime. It helps most of the time. I use to be on celebrex until it stopped working for me. I tried mobic which did nothing. ... (4 replies)
... Oh yeah, there are ways to diagnose RA and there are ways to confuse you more than ever. I am 41 and have been going through this forever, or at least about 10 years. ... (2 replies)
... He has had no side effects from it at all, but he is very diligent about drinking a full glass of water with it, making sure he doesn't lie down after taking it and doesn't eat for at least 30 minutes afterward. The first year he was on it showed some gain in bone density, but since then his results have been mixed. ... (30 replies)
... Bursitis is strain and stress placed on the muscles from the back running over the flat side of the hip,enflaming the Bursia sacs, this pain is caused BECAUSE of arthritis bending the back. At least that is basically what I've read. ... (10 replies)
... RIGHT. Osteophytes is the term used for bone spurs on the spine caused by Osteoarthritis. I have these. ... (3 replies)

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