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is aleve or advil better for joint pain

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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
24 years experience Pediatrics
Joint pain: Need more information but you need to get examined and probably labs
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aruna Seneviratne
25 years experience Sports Medicine
Advil (ibuprofen): If you don't respond to alleve, try advil (ibuprofen). Some patients respond better to advil (ibuprofen). If its just a tweak, it should get better in ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Holmes
22 years experience Sports Medicine
Meds may not work: Medications are not always helpful for meniscus tears. Other forms of nonoperative treatment include injections, physical therapy, bracing and rest fr ... Read More
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
See a rheumatologist: Your primary doctor for rheumatoid arthritis should be a rheumatologist. A rheumatologist can detect arthritis and prescribe the proper treatment.
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Dr. Paul Garrett
39 years experience Radiology
Not a fan: Fans of ginkgo will tell you it is good for cerebral blood flow and it has antioxidant properties. See your provider for their opinion. I doubt very ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Naproxen: If you have no side effects from the current dose,I recommend doubling the dose of naproxen as long as you take it with food. You could also add Tylen ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
34 years experience Hand Surgery
Naproxen : Not aware of a direct effect to cause joint pain but many times what is interested as spin or the indirect cause of pain in the hands is swelling whic ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Meloxicam: Although Meloxicam (Mobic) is being marketed as a COX-2 inhibitor, it is classified in the Physician's Desk Reference (PDR) as a nonselective nonstero ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Tomasello
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
See below: Not Really ! If you're having multiple joint arthralgias a thorough workup usually is preferred with a rheumatologist and there's new medication that ... Read More
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