Caused by joint damage associated with osteoarthritis. Bone spur does not usually show any symptoms. Sometimes, it may cause mild pain and swelling. It can be treated by pain relievers and anti-inflammatory medications.
Consult a doctor for medical advice
Sources: Mayo Clinic and others.
More than 3 million cases per year in US
Can often be self-treated
Requires lab test or imaging
Can last several years or be lifelong