... Yes it can be arthritis at 30. I am 39 and I have it bad. I have had it since I was in my late 20's. It started like you said an aching in my legs and knees at night while in bed especially when it was cold or rainy and in my fingers too. My fingers lock up when i am writing. ... (4 replies)
... THere are over 200 types of arthritis and many can affect people of all ages, unfortantely, even little children can be affected by some. ... (3 replies)
... Hi. I'm a little older than you (39) but I'm awaiting test results to see if what I'm suffering is some sort of arthritis. I've been told I have fibromyalgia and have dealt with near constant pain for 10 years or so, but lately it's been different. (Lots of finger, knee and hip pain.)
According to some things I've seen online, OA can be caused/triggered/whatever, by... (3 replies)
... hi everybody:wave: , i have just registered on this sight because im looking for information about OA, i went to my doctors last week because i had pain and lump under my arm,at first he scanned it but couldnt find a problem, he then xrayed it and thinks it is bone spurs, i have yet to go back and see my doctor,i am a bit anxious at the moment as i dont know to much about it,i... (3 replies)
... Well my experience is a little bit different because i'm now 32 and i've had Osteoarthritis for 28 years. I got septic Arthritis at age 4 but because of an incompetent GP not believing my parents that i was in constant excruciating pain and just smuggly calling it growing pains, well of course my knee seized up and wouldn't move and had to be taken to hospital and lived there... (25 replies)
... Hi.....I am new to HealthBoards. I had surgery two months ago to have a plica removed from my right knee. During the surgery my Dr. found that I have severe arthritis behind the kneecap and no cartilage either. ... (0 replies)
... There is a type of arthritis named Juvenile Arthritis. you could possible have been suffering with it for years. ... (4 replies)
... Thanks for the advice. I tried to seek some help from the cerebral palsy boards but no response. My cp is not obvious - just some stiffness when i feel I'm being watched like in church, and some minor balance issues.
which is why i had fallen on my knees a lot as a child. I don't know why i feel those dull pains in my fingers and toes - they are normal and flexable.
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... If anything, look at all the kids that are pushed in sports now. They ruin their bodies that much earlier and end up with knee replaces by 22. ... (4 replies)
... Aslo, last 2 years, i've noticed i've been feeling dull pains, at times, around my rists, fingers, ankles, knees, and toes...it comes and goes and it is not constant. would this be the onset of arthritis? ... (4 replies)
I was dia with OA when I was about 42. I only has slight pain once in awhile in my hip area. And it wasn't till I two years ago that I started hurting big time with the pain. I am 61 now so hopefully you have a long time before you get uncomfortable and I suppose it depends where it is also. Good luck to you
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... Sorry to hear about your arthritis and i imagine it was a shock. The problem is, unless you have arthritis its not something people really think about... ... (5 replies)
... I was diagnosed with arthritis in my neck at 30 and over the years has progressed to other joints and in my spine. I was scared to as I had 4 kids at home but you adjust and try to keep it at bay. ... (12 replies)
... Sometimes that pain will also radiate into the groin area. You def need to visit an orthopedic surgeon--mine could see the deformation with an x-ray and showed and explained it to me. I have had both hip replaced and very glad I did. An anti-inflammatory med should help you quite quickly. Naproxen--even Ibuprofen. (4 replies)
... The woman who told you about the hip replacement surgery is probably correct. Difficulty in walking with the pain you feel sounds like the beginning of hip problems.
You need to see an orthopedic doctor who will examine your hip & determine if it's the hip which is causing your pain whilst walking.
You need to have a cat scan done on your hip area, an xray will not show... (4 replies)
... minutes in my upper thigh muscle, a small area at the top of my left leg on the side. I am 56 years old. I started having this happen last fall. ... (4 replies)
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... I woke up at 2 am and 6 am and took 1 pill each time. ... (4 replies)
... and it went well and my hand is as strong as it was when I was 30 years old. It's just "normal". I totally recommend this surgery if anyone of you out there need it. ... (24 replies)
... I had my surgery April 30 2013. I wish I had done it sooner! I had a bad case and need the left done too. ... (24 replies)