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Hi Everyone,
I was just reading all the messages on Osteo-Arthritis. I have Osteo-Arthritis in my middle finger and my pinkie finger on my right hand. My family Dr. has only tried to get me on Meds., like Naproxyn and Prednisone. I can't take the prednisone because of a stomach issue. I currently am taking Glucosamine/Chondroitin which I started a week ago. Is there anything else that can be done for my fingers? Both fingers have big red knots down by the knuckle where the nail is, and they both are swollen and very painful. I have to do allot of lifting of luggage and allot of hands on things at work which doesn't help. Any suggestions? Thanks.:wave: