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I take Humira, (adalimumab) 100mgNycynta(5) & 10mg Oxycontin (3)for AS & SI joint pain. Are there other safer options for pain? I have gut/esophagus issues as well

I take Humira, (adalimumab) 100mgNycynta(5) & 10mg Oxycontin (3)for AS & SI joint pain. Are there other safer options for pain? I have gut/esophagus issues as well

Pain control: That sounds like a fairly common pain med schedule. Perhaps discuss changing the OxyContin to Nucynta (tapentadol)ER with Nucynta (tapentadol) immediate release for use as needed for breakthrough pain. Nucynta (tapentadol) has less side effects (especially in the gut) and that might be a benefit for you. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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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I just turned 24 and I'm suffering from joint pain, what are some causes for this?

I just turned 24 and I'm suffering from joint pain, what are some causes for this?

See details: There are literally over one hundred causes of joint pain. The best advice I can give you is to see a rheumatologist and then you will have your answer. ...Read more

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Can whisky cause joint pain?

Can whisky cause joint pain?

I don't believe: It's a side effect, but it causes other more serious problems when overdoing it. ...Read more

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Can hornome unbalance cause joint pain?

Can hornome unbalance cause  joint pain?

Possibly: It really depends what you mean by a hormone imbalance. What hormones are involved? If you are talking about Estrogens the answer is "no." other hormones such as thyroid can be associated with arthritic symptoms. ...Read more

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What causes sudden joint pain and swelling?

What causes sudden joint pain and swelling?

Traumatic?: Trauma and atraumatic would be 2 different answers. Also depends on the joint and how many joints. Can be a rheumatological problem(ra) for example. Can be articular damage or synovitis. Too many things to list. See ortho. ...Read more

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What causes severe joint pain and stiffness?

What causes severe joint pain and stiffness?

Multiple: Joint pain onset of a sudden onset is very unusual and rare. The causes can vary from an injury to various causes like arthritis infection. ...Read more

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What might be the cause of joint pain and swelling?

What might be the cause of joint pain and swelling?

Something: Or nothing need to be evaluated by an orthopaedic surgeon. ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Namey
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Joint Pain (Definition)

Joint pain is a clinical finding in which a joint (where two bones meet) is painful to move. This can occur with arthritis, crystal build up in joints, ...Read more


Dr. Robert Lowe
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Adalimumab (Definition)

Adalimumab is an arthritis therapy which is a ...Read more