Ask the Doctors: Osteoarthritis vs Osteoporosis; Lung Effects of Rheumatoid Arthritis

Q: I have osteoarthritis in my hip and fingers. My doctor told me I also have osteoporosis. They sound the same. What is the difference? A: It’s easy to confuse these two conditions that start with “osteo.” While osteoarthritis and osteoporosis sound similar, they are distinct conditions. Both become more common with age. Osteoarthritis is […]
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