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Best Pain Killer For Osteo Arthritis In The Hips
Is there such a thing as an effective natural pain killer? This is for joint pain, arthritis in my case. I'd like to stop taking naproxen. There was a pill called instaflex some time ago, that seemed to alleviate my pain a llittle. But it was too expensi
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
Hip and low back pain Mobic is not helping. Would an otc pain killer work better. I was told I have osteoarthritis. So this pain flair up and last 2 4 wk. Also my hip pops when I walk?
What is an analgesic drug other than nsaids (because of interaction with methotrexate) for rheumatoid arthritis and stronger than paracetamol?
Just diagnosed w/ lumbar facet joint pain & was told I have artheritis in my left hip. Got helpful injection in discs but hip hurts. Best treatments?
I have painful joints. Especially my left hip, lower back and right ankle. My left hip is really painful all the time. What can be wrong with me?
Get checked out: These pains can range from a reactive of inflammatory type of arthritis and muscular pain to degenerative spine disease. I am most concern about so many joints being affected. Go can get checked out. There are labs that can be done to eval for autoimmune sources of joint pain. ...Read more
Vibrating feeling in legs. New onset of painful joints. Hips knees and elbows. Knee will swell at times. No injury. 33 year old active female. Help!
You can osteoarthritis if there has been trauma, if you are overweight, or if you have had multiple vaginal deliveries.
If you have involvement of the si joint this can be seen with osteoarthritis and seronegative spondyloarthritis. Talk to your treating doctor about what type arthritis you have as therapy varies according to what you have. ...Read more
How long. Does a shifted pelvis take to heal? How rare is hving arthritis in pelvis at 44? Already have condition in othrt parts of. Body.
Pelvic arthritis...: Pelvic arthritis is quite common, sacroiilitis, osteiitis pubis, periosteal inflammation of the pelvic brim. Seronegative spondyloarthropathies are the prinicipal causes and frequently misdaignosed. I don't believe in your "chiropractic" diagnosis of pelvic shift. See a rheumatologist! You almost certainly have an inflammatory condition! ...Read more
Lower lumbar has a lg. Swollen area in shape of sacrum where connects 2 pelvis. Have pain/ct scan just shows arthritis>left than rt. What could it be?
Severe pain in groin intermittently with certain movements after acetabular fracture repair. Then til now 6yrs. 0 arthritis joint, margins are good.?
Early arthritis: Sounds like you sustained a high- energy pelvic and associated acetabular fracture. Apparrently u had orif of acetabulum but did not require pelvic stabilization. If u are having groin pain now 6 yrs. Post-op the most likely cause is arthritis, despite 'negative' x-rays. Sounds like your surgeon did an excellent job on a very demanding fracture (s)... (internal rotation of hip is usually painful 1st). ...Read more
Often a change in barometric pressure can affect joints. So when the pressure changes in advance of a storm, many people with osteoarthritis may register that change in pressure long before a storm is visible.
For some relief, try eating anti-inflammatory foods (lots of veggies and fruits), cut down on the 'white' (sugar, flour, etc). Then give it some time. ...Read more
Often they can.: Discuss this option with your medical provider. ...Read more
Treatment Hip: If you have hip arthritis treatment options depending on the cause of the arthritis may vary. They might include a hip replacement, an osteotomy to reposition the hip, physical therapy, use of a cane, weight loss, or medication. Repeated hip injection may have some unwanted side effects cause isnfection or cause further joint damage. Consult with your orthopaedic surgeon. ...Read more
I have lower spinal arthiritis, I also hyper-extend my back naturally. I have these lumps above my hips that swell up and hurt, what are they?
Time for imaging: If you have any lumps that swell or hurt, it has to be imaged first in order to be diagnosed. A simple x-ray may be a good place to start, as any abnormality of bone will show up, and can be correlated with your spinal arthritis history. An MRI would show soft tissue features (muscle, tendon, cysts, etc). So, both together can yield the answers you're looking for. Until then, it's only speculati. ...Read more
Get Evaluated: Get evaluated for a proper diagnosis and treatment options. ...Read more
I have neck arthritus sometimes when I wake up in the morning and get ready for work left side of hip or right hip hurts what?
See details: This is either a lower back or hip issue and is not related to the neck. If you are concerned, have the hip area evaluated. ...Read more
I have arthris in both hips and am having extreme pain in my lower left side near my buttocks could my hips be causing this pain?
Pain: Yes, but it could also be from the sacroiliac joint or the gluteus medius. ...Read more
Many things: The most important fact to know is what kind of arthritis you have. Generically using pain medication like tylenol (acetaminophen) or using anti inflammatory medication weight loss can bechelpful as well. Physical therapy to strengthen the muscle around the joint are also important. ...Read more
I av extreme pain in both hips and groin xray. Showed ostro arthritus in both hips but more severe in the right. Pain getin worse day by day?
Check with your doc: You probably will benefit from a rheumatologist. Check asap. ...Read more
I want to have the slevee operation my BMI is 35 I have asthma and arthris in my hip bad I'm 43 and have untied health high deductible how much I pay?
Shop around: Make sure your insurance covers the procedure, then make sure both the doctor and the facility where the procedure will be performed are covered, as well as all the ancillary services that they require - psychological evaluation, nutritionist etc. Sounds that this operation will do you well, good luck! ...Read more
I have started to get intermitant pain in a hip joint at 53; is it athritis; what natural remedies are there?
Will the shot enbrel (etanercept) still work or cause harm, (using it for arthrtis in hip& pain all over) if you go down to far or a little blood comes back in syr?
Autoinjector is easy: The medication should work fine. Because of the short length of the needle, it is almost impossible to inject it into a blood vessel. ...Read more
Xray said degenerative disk changes in neck. Pain neck, arm, tiighs and hips. Something to worry about? The Dr said its mild artheritis.
Normal aging: As we age the majority of individuals after the age of fifty will have wear and tear changes of the spine. We treat the patient's symptoms not their X-rays. If you are not have symptoms do not worry. It like getting wrinkles of the skin ...Read more
Hip pain swelling and the inability to put weight on my leg. The doctor didn't do an xray. He claimed arthiritis should he have done n xray?
I'm 39 with lower back and hip pain naproxen help 4 a day is this arthrites. And should I be having it in 76 % weather? Also could I have hairline
Sciatica: Pain in the distribution as you suggested describes the pattern of the nerve that travels in the leg called the sciatic nerve. The sciatic nerve is not the cause of the pain source, it is the result of an irritated nerve typically in the lumbar spine (low back) which are caused by herniated disks, spinal stenosis or degenerative disc disease requiring further evaluation by a spine specialist. ...Read more
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