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Hip arthritis and its treatment - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   Hey
Doctor :   how can i help you
Doctor :   provide your age, gender, occupation
User :   A doctor just told me i have mild arthritis, i dont know anything about it, my hip clicks often, and i have a constant pain, it does not move smoothly
Doctor :   provide your age, gender, occupation
User :   24 male i am in the contsruction business
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since when do you have pain
User :   i am athletic and 5'7 150lbs
User :   its about one year
Doctor :   have you undergone any investigations
User :   just xray, thats when i found out i have a mild arthritis
Doctor :   are you on any mediactions?
User :   nothing, i take ibeprofen when the pain is bad
Doctor :   are you on any excercises or physical therapy
User :   no, but i do play soccer teice a week, and work out occasionally
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Hip arthritis is mainly due to ostearthritis due to wear and tear

User :   does it get worse?
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