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Who is more likely to get osteoarthritis?

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OA is most common in middle-aged and older people, and its symptoms can range from very mild to very severe. The disorder most often affects hands and weight-bearing joints such as knees, hips, feet and the back, but can affect almost any joint in the body. Women are more commonly affected than men.

From: Pain Management: Osteoarthritis WebMD Medical Reference

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Arthritis Foundation: Osteoarthritis.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Osteoarthritis.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database.

WebMD Health News: "FDA Approves Cymbalta for Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain."

Reviewed by David Zelman on January 08, 2018

SOURCES:

Arthritis Foundation: Osteoarthritis.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Osteoarthritis.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database.

WebMD Health News: "FDA Approves Cymbalta for Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain."

Reviewed by David Zelman on January 08, 2018

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