Need Help?

Malaysia's #1
Health Forum

Osteoarthritis (please help me for my assignment)

Answered by: Dr Sashini Seeni

Last Updated: January 13, 2021 3:47 AM

Anonymous 4 days

What are the risks having osteoarthritis untreated?

Dr Sashini Seeni 4 days
General Practitioner

Greetings! Thank you for your questions.

For your information, osteoarthritis is a degenerative condition. If left untreated, it will get worse with time. It is a significant cause of disability among adults. However, the death from osteoarthritis is rare.

Persons with osteoarthritis have higher pain intensities compared with normal person to the same level of pressure stimuli, as well as lower pressure pain thresholds. Some studies have also documented lower pain thresholds in persons with osteoarthritis. In addition, further development and validation of tools to assess sensitization will be necessary to support such research efforts.

The following answers are just general descriptions. For more information, you may also click on this link (DoctorOnCall) to speak with our doctors online.

Last Updated: Wed Jan 13 2021 03:47:59 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
4
Online Consultation
Talk to a doctor or Specialist online about general health from anywhere you are without having to queue anymore
Doctor Consult RM19.99 Specialist Consult From RM80
FREE Detailed Health Assessment
Prevention is better than cure. Is My Body Ready to Fight Infection? Find Out in only 5 short minutes!
Start FREE Health Assessment
Anonymous
Accidentally bite or scratch by dog Yesterday I play with my dog and it accidentally scratch/bite my hand make me have a 0.5cm of wound. The wound is small (0.1cm x 0.5cm) and the wound is superficial, it’s starting scab today. My… Read more...
36 hours
Anonymous
Dandruff and severe hairfall Hi I am 26 yr old and I am struggling with white patches on scalp and severe hairfall. Please help me with this. I am using Diane shampoo Read more...
2 days
Anonymous
Request for prescription I need a prescription for a supplement i have been taking to purchase it on this site. How do i go about getting one. Can i get it from my current GP or does it have to be a doctor from this sit… Read more...
8 days
kiarafordel673
Stinging while in the Sea I was at Pulau Pangkor for my vacation and noticed that when I went deeper into the oean I began to have this stinging feeling. When I was about waist deep in the sea I was alright even though I subme… Read more...
14 days
Anonymous
High Pulse Rate - Prescription Im been having high pulse rate. ECG showed sinus tarchycardia. Doctor prescribed Vasteral MR 35mg twice. Today I took but still my pulse rate is high. Can I take another tablet? Read more...
3 days