Erosive osteoarthritis

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What is erosive osteoarthritis?

Erosive osteoarthritis also known as inflammatory osteoarthritis is characterized as the erosion of the cartilage within the finger joints. Symptoms include pain, swelling, and warmth to the finger joints.

Common symptoms reported by people with erosive osteoarthritis

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with erosive osteoarthritis

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Voltaren Gel)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
pain (2)
Treatment name(s)

(BuSpar)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Marijuana)
Type
Other
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1) pain (1)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Mucinex DM)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Plaquenil)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
erosive osteoarthritis (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Methadose)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Therapeutic Massage)
Type
Physical Therapy
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Lyrica)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Procedures
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)

Data from patients with erosive osteoarthritis, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with erosive osteoarthritis

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Voltaren Gel)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (3 evaluations)
Side effects
metallic taste in mouth
Total evaluations
3
Tried for
pain (2)
Treatment name(s)

(BuSpar)
Perceived effectiveness
for anxious mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Marijuana)
Perceived effectiveness
for anxious mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
tiredness increased
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
anxious mood (1) pain (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Mucinex DM)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Plaquenil)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
erosive osteoarthritis (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Methadose)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Therapeutic Massage)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
pain
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Lyrica)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
dizziness lightheadedness 1 more
Total evaluations
6
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with erosive osteoarthritis, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has erosive osteoarthritis on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 0
30s 0
40s 3
50s 27
60s 24
70+ 8
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 1
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 3
40-49 years 4
50-59 years 4
60-69 years 4
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 4
Female 62

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 20
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from erosive osteoarthritis patients who have completed their condition history
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