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Can I Cure My Ankylosing Spondylitis With Anything
I don't have rheumatoid arthritis, but have been diagnosed with arthritis. Will steroids help me with this pain?
See a doctor: There are a few medications called disease modifying therapies (medications that halt or reverse the progression of disease) find a rheumatologist to get on a treatment regimen. Other medications like tylenol, (acetaminophen) aleive, percocet, ect, will just temporarily mask the pain and the disease will progress. Physical therapy may help as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
You need to see MD: You are 34 years old has juvenile rheumatoid arthritis since you were a child you are having back pain, we can not answer your question without knowing what meds you have taken or are taking.You can take any anti inflammatory meds for pain like Motrin or naprosyn (naproxen) for relief and follow up with your rheamatologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Medications for..: Medications for spondylitis are used successfully. Iritis or anterior uveitis is not a feature of rheumatoid arthritis. Jia has iritis as a major extra-articular feature. Topical steroids will help most patient. Other drugs used include Cyclosporine and tnf-alpha inhibitors. They do very well. ...Read more
I have anklosing spondylitis sir my hip joint stiff waht can i do?
I apply heat daily
Any other option can help me fast
AS is a serious-: -disease and affects hips,SI joint as well as the spine. It also can have respiratory ramifications. @ 30 you are young for a replacement. Best advice is to seek out an MD who specializes in AS. Perhaps a rheumatologist. There' are medications to treat this along with activity modification. ...Read more
Controlling RA: Dear Chitra: Fortunately there is much you and your physician can do to control RA. The current paradigm is treating to target, that is, we can achieve remission of joint inflammation and limit damage and at the same time keeping the patient active and well. Explore the many disease modifying options with your rheumatologist. I also encourage patients to explore dietary changes and include Omega-3 ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Different conditions: Fibromyalgia and RA are very different, so the medications that work for one, may not work for the other. Antidepressants such as duloxetine (cymbalta) or others are frequently helpful for chronic pain. Exercise can also be helpful for chronic pain. See a rheumatologist if you haven't already. ...Read more
Verify: Verify that it is ankylosing spondylitis (as) and not compression fractures, poor posture or another condition causing the hump. The treatment would differ. If it is as, physical therapy, exercises, and newer rx such as the biological agents may prevent deformity. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
JRA clinic for best : Be under the management of a jra clinic at a pediatric teaching hospital like luries children's hospital in your zip code. ...Read more
Sever very sever back pain I have degenerative arthritis and scoliosis early stages please help hurting really bad no man it's that I can take what do I do?
Seek help: See a rheumatologist, spine doctor or pain specialist and have the cause of the pain documented and treated. ...Read more
You cannot : Your rheumatologist is specially trained to diagnose and treat arthritic disorders such as rheumatoid arthritis. Ere are many conditions that mimic rheumatoid arthritis. Not having a firm diagnosis can be frustrating for the patient and doctor. This is a common situation in rheumatology. Try to be patient. Often over time as you build a relationship with a rheumatologist, the diagnosis emerges. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was told I have psoriatic arthritis with mris showing very little with no insurance at this time what can I do for pain relief? Pls help pain so bad
Try pharma help: People without any insurance are often eligible for free medication, even expensive biologic drugs. The pharma industry has funds available to provide medication. You need to channel through a specialist, ie rheumatologist, to obtain these medications. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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