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I have pain from several causes including : arthritis, shrapnel from explosion, back n neck pain,especially where my skull attaches to/spine.

I have pain from several causes including : arthritis, shrapnel from explosion, back n neck pain,especially where my skull attaches to/spine.

Pain specialist: Pain from multiple causes does not usually have a simple surgical solution. If you haven't seen one, an interventional pain specialist can often come up with a multimodal plan to decrease your pain and improve your function. Consider seeing one. ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Namey
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Arthritis (Definition)

A condition where there is progressive degeneration of one or more joints. Symptoms may include joint pain, swelling, decreased motion, and stiffness. The two most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis, which is associated first with articular cartilage breakdown with a component of inflammation, and rheumatoid arthritis, which is a systemic autoimmune disorder that affects joint linings first and secondarily ...Read more


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Can basal skull fracture result in neck arthritis ?

Can basal skull fracture result in neck arthritis ?

Trauma can: Lead to arthritis. While the basal skull frx may have caused a number of issues at first, long term, if no displaced fragments it should heal without issue. However trauma significant enough to cause a basal skull frx probably did damage to joints of cervical spine, like facets, that could lead to arthritis. ...Read more

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Symptoms for two years right leg gives out,,,no pain or numbness mri of knee just mild arthritis mri spine ...1cm lesion at L1 1 Month now ..constant smell smoke 3 months of constant buzzing in ears waiting to May19th for skull mri?

Nerve issues: when your leg senses danger.. i.e. knee cartilage or nerve impingement the muscle "freeze" and the leg gives out.I first experienced this when i had knee arthroscope and when i woke up my leg was paralyzed. not really but my quad would not lift my leg.. It sensed the disruption in the knee. A protective mechanism.. You need to know where the sensing mechanism is.. knee or back. Sounds like back ...Read more

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How to solve arthritis?

How to solve arthritis?

No cure: Researchers are working to develop cures, but we are not there yet. Depending on your type of arthritis, different treatments can be used to alleviate your pain. ...Read more

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Can arthritis be cured?

Can arthritis be cured?

No: Arthritis cannot be cured as of yet. There are different forms of arthritis. Regardless of the cause, once joint damage has taken place, it is unlikely for it to revert to normal. Some forms of arthritis may be controlled or slowed down with treatment. Although a cure is not available, effective therapy is. Stem cell therapy is showing promising results. ...Read more

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What is migrant arthritis?

What is migrant arthritis?

Also known as the --: "Fleeting Arthritis", generally refers to Rheumatic fever, where one joint might the site of symptoms for a while, and then some other. Like it might be one knee or ankle, the it affects the other side joints. An Internist or surely a Rheumatologist will help you, in dealing with it. Another cause is Side effect of some Meds like Topamax (topiramate). ...Read more

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I am suffering from arthritis?

I am suffering from arthritis?

Need more info: There are many types of arthritis. I need more information about the location, character, and quality of your symptoms to guide you. ...Read more

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What does arthritis feel like?

What does arthritis feel like?

Pain: Painful, crepitus swollen joints. Deformity possible.

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What is the cause of arthritis?

It depends : It depends on the type of arthritis. There are over 100 different types of arthritis and autoimmune disorders. Please resubmit as to which type you would like to know more about. ...Read more

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How to know if I have arthritis?

How to know if I have arthritis?

Everyone Gets It: Just takes time. Usually the normal version of arthritis happens usually in people in their 40s or older. If you think you have it at a younger age, then you need to be evaluated and as young as you are you could have a juvenile type that needs further workup. Suggest seeing your doctor first and maybe even a rheumatologist if needed. Consider Stem Cell Therapy as options for treatments. ...Read more

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What foods are bad for arthritis?

What foods are bad for arthritis?

High protein: If you are suffering painful arthritis as a result of gout, you should avoid foods that are high in protein. ...Read more

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How do you if you have arthritis?

How do you if you have arthritis?

See details: How do you what? Resubmit the question. In its current form, it does not make sense. What specific type of arthritis do you mean? ...Read more

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What is the best tx for arthritis?

What is the best tx for arthritis?

Depends on Type: There are many different types of arthritis. Treatment options are based on the type of arthritis a patient has. If you have arthritis you should see a rheumatologist. Rheumatologists specialize in the treatment of arthritis and autoimmune diseases and osteoporosis. ...Read more

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What are the two types of arthritis?

Osteo and rheumatoid: There is rheumatoid arthritis, which is due to inflammation, where you start to get bone deformities of small joints of the hands and feet, and there is osteoarthritis, where your protective cartilage in ur joints such as the knees wears down and ur joints start to ache with bone rubbing on bone. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Lowe
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Painful Joints (Definition)

That term is not really a specific diagnosis, but rather somewhat of a general term. The medical term is arthralgias, which implies pain in multiple joint possibly coming from a single cause. Don't hesitate to be seen and evaluated for ...Read more