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Dr. Stratos Christianakis
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Joints (Definition)

Joints are parts of the body, formed by the cartilage-covered ends of bones plus the strong, flexible ligaments that attach the bones to one another. Movements at the joints in the body allow the different parts of the body to move in ...Read more


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Got diagnosed with a uti, and they gave me 500 milligrams cipro, (ciprofloxacin) and a few hours after taking my first dose I have had some joint pain is this normal?

Got diagnosed with a uti, and they gave me 500 milligrams cipro, (ciprofloxacin) and a few hours after taking my first dose I have had some joint pain is this normal?

Quinolones: The fluorinated quinolones, including Ciprofloxacin have been implicated infrequently in creating tendon damage. This can create joint pain, but improbable within hours after a first dose. Many questions about whether your UTI could actually be gonorrhea or was somehow otherwise associated with acute arthritis. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Taking 500mgs of cipro (ciprofloxacin) for 28 days, stopped taking it after 6th felt weird2 days off it now and have mild joint pain, mild burning and anxious, help?

Taking 500mgs of cipro (ciprofloxacin) for 28 days, stopped taking it after 6th felt weird2 days off it now and have mild joint pain, mild burning and anxious, help?

Ciprofloxacin: Because of your description of symptoms, see you physician for possible complications of joint or tendon pain. One of the known risks when taking Cipro (ciprofloxacin) is possible tendonitis or tendon tearing, this may or may not be around a joint depending on location of pain. I know of a few specialist in your area if you need a referral. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Should I continue taking ciprofloxacin. Elbows joint pain bad nausea. Never had joint pain. Did have neuropathy and it is worse since taking cipro.

Should I continue taking ciprofloxacin. Elbows joint pain bad nausea. Never had joint pain. Did have neuropathy and it is worse since taking cipro.

Be checked: Presumably you are on cipro (ciprofloxacin) for an infection. So it is possible that it is a reaction to the antibiotic, or it is possible it is related to the infection. I would let your doctor know immediately about your change in symptoms and be rechecked to determine the diagnosis and appropriate course of action. ...Read more

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Took Cipro (ciprofloxacin) months ago and since have had plethora of health issues (Weakness, fatigue, joint pain, foggy thinking, depression etc). How do I recover?

Took Cipro (ciprofloxacin) months ago and since have had plethora of health issues (Weakness, fatigue, joint pain, foggy thinking, depression etc). How do I recover?

Ciprofloxacin: It would help to know for what reason you were prescribed the Cipro, (ciprofloxacin) however, it is highly unlikely that your current symptoms are related to this antibiotic taken months ago. You have many issues now, all of which may or may not be related, and I suggest you see your provider to discuss a plan for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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On augmentin and feeling worse on it. Joint pain and lethergy. Can this be a reaction. Had it when I was on cipro (ciprofloxacin) too. Constant antibiotics 5 year?

On augmentin and feeling worse on it. Joint pain and lethergy. Can this be a reaction. Had it when I was on cipro (ciprofloxacin) too. Constant antibiotics 5 year?

See details: Are you saying you have been on antibiotics for 5 years? If so, why? Augmtntin can cause a serum sickness reaction that includes joint inflammation, not just pain. Have a rheumatologist evaluate the issue. ...Read more

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I was prescribed cipro (ciprofloxacin) and flagy started to get real bad joint pains so I stopped cipro (ciprofloxacin) and continued fgl?

Contact doctor ASAP: You don't say what kind of infection you have. However, when these antibiotics are used together, ciprofloxacin often is just as important (or even more important) than metronidazole (Flagyl®). Check with your doctor ASAP; s/he probably will want to substitute another antibiotic for cipro. ...Read more

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What are good treatment for joint pain?

What are good treatment for joint pain?

Get eval: Stretching, heat from a shower or heating pad (don't get burned), massage, & acupuncture can help. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) can help with both pain relief and in reducing inflammation. Examples are ibuprofen (like Advil, Nuprin or Motrin), Naproxen sodium (like Aleve, (naproxen) Naprosyn, Anaprox) or Asprin (such as Bayer, Ecotrin, Ascriptin). Avoid NSAID's if pregnant or allergic. ...Read more

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How much does COOLIEF procedure cost for treatment of sacroiliac joint pain?

Don't know: Depends on your insurance, your providence, and if it is approved. It is Cooled Radiofrequency for chronic pain. I do not know if it will help sacroliac pain. ...Read more

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I've cracked my joints for years and I have joint pain everywhere what can I do and tests/treatment?

I've cracked my joints for years and I have joint pain everywhere what can I do and tests/treatment?

STOP: Doing that!!!!!!! You are irritating the otherwise healthy YOUNG joint cartilages! You are ASKING for arthritic problems in the future!

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50yr lady hypertensive since 8yrs now developed joint pain, uric acid level 7.3, what is the cause of inc uric acid n treatment?

See details: Unless you have severe pain and swelling, you do not have gout. It you do not have gout, then there is no reason to treat a mildly elevated uric acid of only 7.3 mg/dl. Look for other causes. ...Read more

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How can I get treatment for joint pain?

How can I get treatment for joint pain?

Visit the doctor: You can try your internist first, who then will evaluate you and see if it is something they can handle or send you to an orthopedist or rheumatologist depending on their assessment. ...Read more

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What is a good treatment for joint pain?

What is a good treatment for joint pain?

Joint pains: Depends on the cause of pain, age of patient and other medical conditions. Mainly symptomatic relief with paracetamol or brufen. But if pain die to infection, antibiotics will be needed along with orthopaedic review. If it is injury- pain relief+ rule out fracture. If arthritis- pain relief + bloods + rheumatologist review. If viral fever- pain relief+ time. Stomach ulcers- no NSAIDs. See Doctor ...Read more

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Chikenguniya (joint pain) treatment, any suggestions?

Chikenguniya (joint pain) treatment, any suggestions?

Chikungunya: Treatment is largely symptomatic in nature. There is no vaccine to prevent it & no specific treatment for it. Rest, hydration and Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications are recommended. Skin discoloration may occur which can be treated w/ topical corticosteroids (use sunscreen). For itching (urticaria) an antihistamine may help. Topical antibiotics may be used on ulcers. Oral corticosteroids ...Read more

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Despite being on high treatment plan 4 ra. The severity is still high. Severe flare ups. Severe joint pain. Extreme difficulty activities. Plz see profile?

Despite being on high treatment plan 4 ra. The severity is still high. Severe flare ups. Severe joint pain. Extreme difficulty activities. Plz see profile?

Not true: First of all, Methotrexate is really an initial treatment for RA and about 30% of patient will not respond adequately to Methotrexate alone. If your inflammation is uncontrolled your doctor needs to add a tnf agent to the methotrexate. ...Read more

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Do doctors discontinue wellbutrin (bupropion) if joint pain starts in the first week of treatment?

Do doctors discontinue wellbutrin (bupropion) if joint pain starts in the first week of treatment?

Not typically: Joint pain is not a typical side effect of wellbutrin (bupropion). Symptoms like joint pain can be evaluated and treated by primary care docs. ...Read more

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What kind of pills or treatment can somebody get for joint pain?

What kind of pills or treatment can somebody get for joint pain?

Depends: Usually with joint pain that is common stiffness or osteoarthritis can be treated first line with otc tylenol, (acetaminophen) and/or nsaids like Ibuprofen and naproxen. Failing that you should see your doctor for more evaluation and possible prescription treatment. ...Read more

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Want to know treatment for joint pain and which oil is better?

Want to know treatment for joint pain and which oil is better?

No specific oil: Stretching, heat from a shower or heating pad (don't get burned), massage, & acupuncture can help. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) can help with both pain relief and in reducing inflammation. Examples are ibuprofen (like Advil, Nuprin or Motrin), Naproxen sodium (like Aleve, (naproxen) Naprosyn, Anaprox) or Asprin (such as Bayer, Ecotrin, Ascriptin). Avoid NSAID's if pregnant or allergic. ...Read more

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