| | Re: Some questions about arthritis
My suggestion would be to seek the advice of a Rheumatologist. They are specialists who only treat people for arthritis and the pain involved. They'll be able to tell you what kind you have and how to treat it. They'll also send to you physical therapy if needed. In the meantime, try warm compresses and baths. Swimming is a very good exercise for arthritis as its easy on the joints and there is zero impact.
I wish you the best of luck!