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    Medical History for Paget's Disease

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    During a medical history for Paget's disease, your doctor will ask:

    • About your symptoms. This includes symptoms of the disease as well as symptoms caused by complications of the disease, such as pain due to osteoarthritis.
    • How long you have had the symptoms.
    • Whether you have changed your physical activities because of the symptoms.
    • What makes the symptoms worse or better.
    • Whether you have been taking any prescription or over-the-counter pain medicine to treat your symptoms.
    • Whether you have experienced any back pain and, if so, where the pain is located.
    • Whether anyone in your family has had Paget's disease.
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    Last Updated: November 14, 2014
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