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What are the symptoms of arthritis?

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Posted on Mon, 11 May 2015
Question: .Hi, have a pain in right buttock which sometimes radia tes down my leg. Have had it for 2 days. Sometimes the pain is intense.. I am 81 yr.old female. Arthritis, bursitis
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Answered by Dr. Shoaib Khan (2 hours later)
Brief Answer:
Would you be so kind as to provide a response to a few questions of mine

Detailed Answer:
Hello ma'am and welcome.

Thank you for writing to us.

I have gone through your query with diligence and would like you to know that I am here to help. If you do not mind, could you write back to me with a kind response to a few questions I have, just to help me better understand your condition and help you appropriately.

+Have you put on some weight recently (after which the pain began)?
+Any recent injuries to the spine?
+Do you have a herniated disc or a bulge in any disc in your spine, or any spine-related abnormalities?
+Have you indulged in any physical activities lately (after which the pain appeared)?
+Long periods of being seated or lying down?
+Diabetes?
+Lifted any heavy objects?
+Till which point or part in your leg does the pain radiate to (e.g. till the back side of the knee joint)? And is the the back part of your leg?
or any other information that can help.

I look forward to hearing from you in order to help you further.

Best wishes ma'am
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What are the symptoms of arthritis?

Brief Answer: Would you be so kind as to provide a response to a few questions of mine Detailed Answer: Hello ma'am and welcome. Thank you for writing to us. I have gone through your query with diligence and would like you to know that I am here to help. If you do not mind, could you write back to me with a kind response to a few questions I have, just to help me better understand your condition and help you appropriately. +Have you put on some weight recently (after which the pain began)? +Any recent injuries to the spine? +Do you have a herniated disc or a bulge in any disc in your spine, or any spine-related abnormalities? +Have you indulged in any physical activities lately (after which the pain appeared)? +Long periods of being seated or lying down? +Diabetes? +Lifted any heavy objects? +Till which point or part in your leg does the pain radiate to (e.g. till the back side of the knee joint)? And is the the back part of your leg? or any other information that can help. I look forward to hearing from you in order to help you further. Best wishes ma'am