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rheumatoid arthritis and lower back pain

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
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Possibly: There are multiple potential causes of back pain much more common that rheumatoid arthritis, but having a mother with ra does put you at some increase ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
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Inflammation: Possible inflammation of the vertebra or sacroiliac joints. Your rheumatologist is best qualified to evaluate and treat you for this. A ruptured disk ... Read More
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Dr. Qamar Khan
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NO: No such thing as healing happening, however Reiki might help reduce or make the pain issues more tolerable.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
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Unrelated: If you have been taking Aleve (naproxen) regularly for a long time, you may need to be weaned off of it to get rid of your headaches. This is called c ... Read More
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Dr. Diane Minich
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Yes: it is probably related but check with your doctor who knows all of your history and can give you the best answer,
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brian Nichol
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possibly SI joint: The sacroiliac joint is where the hip bones join the spine. Arthritis of this joint is often felt as pain in the buttocks sometimes extending down the ... Read More
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Miller
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Arthitis: Assuming your pain is from the joints in your back(facets) check in to someone who injects them and can do radio frequency of the nerves to the joints ... Read More
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gebrehana Zebro (formerly Woldegiorgis)
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Not really .: You can expect problems in the shoulder , arm , forearm , and hand due to nerve compression . Otherwise the pain is localized to the neck not going to ... Read More
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Sometimes: Gait and posture changes done to accommodate neck problems may precipitate issues in the lower back.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Yes it can but with: back and buttock pain other issues may be a disc, fracture ( stress fx) a slip in the spine, a spondyloarthropathy such as psoriatic arthritis, gastro ... Read More

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