Osteoarthritis (OA, also known as degenerative degenerative joint disease), is a group of diseases and mechanical abnormalities involving degradation of including and the next to it.
The following signs and symptoms may be seen :
Aching pain, stiffness, or difficulty moving the joint may develop in 1 or more joints. The pain may get worse with overuse and may occur at night. With progression of this arthritis, the pain can occur at rest.
Fingers: Bone enlargements in the fingertips (first joint) are common. These are called Heberden nodes. They are usually not painful. Sometimes they can develop suddenly and are painful, swollen, and red. This is known as nodal osteoarthritis and occurs in women older than 45 years