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With advancing arthritis do you start to get pain also with

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With advancing arthritis do you start to get pain also with laying down? Initially grandpa has pain when getting up until starting to move now the pain is when standing too/laying down
He had xray showed his joints are very bad
He is 82 and will not replace due to dangers of surgery at old age
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Orthopedics
Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 3 months ago.

Hi and thanks for this question
I'm Dr. Phil

Where are his pains mostly located?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Knees
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Sorry I forgot to mention
Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 3 months ago.

Yes I do. Overall, I think you are good and treatment is advancing so rapidly it is crazy

Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 3 months ago.

Yes, I do and with how fast treatment is advancing in 5 years there will be about 20 new drugs.

I think you will do just fine

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Is this my answer
Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 3 months ago.

Sorry there was a glitch in the site

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Ok
Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 3 months ago.

thank you for being patient

that was for another customer

The answer is that something else is probably going on unless the arthritis is VERY severe

has he been checked for inflammatory arthritis like gout or rheumatoid?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
No
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
I think is severe doc said basically bone is rubbing on bond
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Bone
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Isn't that severe arthritis?
Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 3 months ago.

yes, that is severe

It could be just osteoarthritis then

normal arthritis that has advanced to pain with laying too

Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 3 months ago.

Thanks for this question

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