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Adjusting Thyroid Medication And Joint Pain
I am suffering lot of joint pain in my knees neck wrists 24 7 What is the most effective and safest NSAID drug.am on 2000 mg Naproxen daily. No relief?
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 nonsteroidal analgesic because it has higher COX-1 inhibitory effects than the other COX-2 inhibitors. Nevertheless, Meloxicam is more potent against COX-2 and is more favorable to the GI system than other nonselective NSAIDs. Ask your PCP for more info. ...Read more
Yes: There are several types of arthritis associated with thyroid disease. Both an inflammatory arthritis (myxedematous arthropathy) and an very acute arthritis called pseudogout can be assocated with a low thyroid. Generalized joint pain can occasionally be seen with an overactive thyroid. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Vitamin d level of 11.4 with ongoing joint pain, all arthritic tests normal including xrays. Enlarged thryoid, all thyroid tests normal.
On the right track: Vit d very low would need to supplement to level at least 30 40 would be nice whole body can hurt with that level of vit d joints and muscles ask dr to rx 50, 000 units every week for 12 weeks. ...Read more
Severe joint pain only on activity RA factor thyroid ANA profile normal had severe vit d deficiency for two years which is normal now hvnt tookcalcium
Joint pain: If you have not seen a Rheumatologist please have your doctor to refer you. ...Read more
Having joint pain back pain and pain while standing ANA profile; thyroid all blood tests are normal I was vit d deficient now normal at cud be this?
Further Evaluation: Which joints ? ( All, several , one ) Where is pain when standing (Whole body, lower back , hip, leg ) Vitamin D is essential for normal bone formation . At present there is a lot of research interest in vitamin D possibly affecting other body systems.(heart, blood vessels,immune system ) ...Read more
Muscle pain joint pain all over body comes only on activity and if I stand legs pain no swelling ANA profile RA factor thyroid normal vit d normal?
Lupus related: Lupus, an autoimmune disease, happens when the immune system attacks its tissues, causing inflammation, swelling, pain, and damage. Lupus symptoms vary, and early lupus symptoms include fatigue, joint pain, fever, and a lupus rash, especially after being in the sun. Lupus may increase antithyroglobulin antibodies levels without having any other underlying disease. ...Read more
Not bone density: Low bone density does not cause any symptoms unless you have a fracture due to osteoporosis, then there is pain. Pain in joints can be from osteoarthritis or other forms of arthritis. See your doctor or a rheumatologist for diagnosis and treatment of joint pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have joint pain. All rheum tests negative! thinking outside the box...What else can I consider? Neurological? Endocrine? Thyroid ok too.
I have a 'meatball -like' lump near my left hip. i have had movicol but it remains. i have joint pain after resting & have under active thyroid?
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