Medical History for Paget's Disease

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Topic Overview

During a medical history for Paget's disease, your doctor will ask:

  • About your symptoms. This includes symptoms of the disease as well as symptoms caused by complications of the disease, such as pain due to osteoarthritis.
  • How long you have had the symptoms.
  • Whether you have changed your physical activities because of the symptoms.
  • What makes the symptoms worse or better.
  • Whether you have been taking any prescription or over-the-counter pain medicine to treat your symptoms.
  • Whether you have experienced any back pain and, if so, where the pain is located.
  • Whether anyone in your family has had Paget's disease.

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Credits

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer Jennifer Hone, MD - Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Current as ofNovember 14, 2014