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How can i tell if it is fibro or psoriatic arthritis pain

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Seely
30 years experience General Practice
ADDICTION: Narcotic pain medication should be the last resort in treating chronic pain. In america we have an epidemic of narcotic overdoses now outnumbering car ... Read More

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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience General Surgery
Need a physician: we could not prescribed pain medication on line find a local doctor or your arthritis doctor,or pain management doctor to help you good luck
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Faustino
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Ultraviolet light: You may need steroids to take by mouth but ask your doctors about ultraviolet lamps they work as well.
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Quality: It really has to follow a detailed conversation about the risks and benefits of such in light of your quality of life and the severity of your conditi ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
34 years experience Hand Surgery
Psoriatic arthritis: Is muck like rheumatoid and other inflammatory arthritides, consult your PCP or a rheumaotolgist to learn about different medications, some which are ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Night and day: Psoriatic arthritis is an inflammatory arthritis and fibromyalgia is a disorder of pain regulation.
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
47 years experience Rheumatology
Possibly done wrong: Perhaps the wrong type of massage or too rough or positioning is adversely affecting joints.
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
First....: I suspect your psoriatic arthritis is dominant! people who hurt don't sleep, and because psa affects tendons and ligaments, it is the disease i diagno ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: The psoriatic arthritis and fibromyalgia are separate issues. Costochondral joint tenderness, however, is often a component of fibromyalgia.
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
We Agree: Weather can definiitely affect pain, particularly in arthritic joints. While warm, humid weather can often help to relieve arthritic pain, cold and d ... Read More
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