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I am suffering lot of joint pain in my knees neck wrists 24 7 What is the most effective and safest NSAID drug.am on 2000 mg Naproxen daily. No relief?

I am suffering lot of joint pain in my knees neck wrists 24 7 What is the most effective and safest NSAID drug.am on 2000 mg Naproxen daily. No relief?

Meloxicam: Although Meloxicam (Mobic) is being marketed as a COX-2 inhibitor, it is classified in the Physician's Desk Reference (PDR) as a nonselective nonsteroidal analgesic because it has higher COX-1 inhibitory effects than the other COX-2 inhibitors. Nevertheless, Meloxicam is more potent against COX-2 and is more favorable to the GI system than other nonselective NSAIDs. Ask your PCP for more info. ...Read more

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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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What should I do to get some joint relief!?

What should I do to get some joint relief!?

Determine the cause: Have it evaluated and determine the cause of the pain. See a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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What is the best medication for joint inflamation?

What is the best medication for joint inflamation?

No best drug: There is no ideal drug. Aspirin is the cheapest and oldest drug for joint inflammation. Other drugs that also may work are ibuprofen(motrin, advil, etc) and naproxen(aleve). Generic drugs work as well as the brand names and are less expensive. ...Read more

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Body pain and joints are also paining. Have taken crocin but only it was for temperorily relief.

Body pain and joints are also paining. Have taken crocin but only it was for temperorily relief.

Joint, body pain: Are you also having fever? These symptoms can suggest viral and flu-like infections, but being in India, must consider mosquito-borne illnesses- malaria, dengue, etc.- typhoid, others. Suggest some initial blood tests and screen for malaria. If no infection and ongoing symptoms, further tests for other conditions, e.g. connective tissue disorders. ...Read more

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What can cause severe joints pain? No relief with anti-flammatory, nor pain medicine. (lower and upper joints)

What can cause severe joints pain? No relief with anti-flammatory, nor pain medicine. (lower and upper joints)

Need Consultation: Get in to your doctor to be evaluated. This is a more severe condition if anti inflammatory and pain meds do not work. ...Read more

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How can I get relief from joint pain?

How can I get relief from joint pain?

Depends on the cause: Your pain could be as a result of many things. A thorough history and physical exam and possibly some laboratory and radiology exams are needed to determine the exact cause. Causes of pain may include: trauma (fracture, sprain, arthritis), infection, metabolic conditions (gout), musculoskeletal or biomechanical abnormality and neurologic conditions (neuropathy). ...Read more

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Can you tell me how i relief from joint pain?

Can you tell me how i relief from joint pain?

Joint relief: There are many ways to relieve a painful joint. These include: rest, ice, anti-inflammatory medications, weight loss, activity modifications, stretching as well as strengthening of muscles and ligaments about the affected joint. Avoid high-impact activities like running, jogging, treadmill, basketball, tennis or racquetball. Swimming, bicycling, recumbent bike or a rowing machine are better. ...Read more

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Is there a way to inject medication into the gout joint to dissolve the crystals away?

Is there a way to inject medication into the gout joint to dissolve the crystals away?

Not at this time: Right now the only joint injectable medication will be a steroid injection to settle the inflammation down but in reality the crystals will not be disolved. ...Read more

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Joint pain from 1 year all test has been completed no arthititis what can I do for relief?

Joint pain from 1 year all test has been completed no arthititis what can I do for relief?

Joint or muscle?: Many people with musculoskeletal problems msy have more muscle than joint pain. A rheumatologist. May be better able to clarify what your problem is. ...Read more

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When I try to do light work outs all my joints click a lot and can causes discomfort this having an effect trying to get back into shape. Can't take any medication what can I do about this?

When I try to do light work outs all my joints click a lot and can causes discomfort this having an effect trying to get back into shape. Can't take any medication what can I do about this?

Should get checked: Being 23, osteoarthritis is not likely. Crackling of your joints including the neck/back/hands has not been shown to have any ill effect as long as it is not causing you any pain. In the young and active, crackling sounds in joints are quite common. If you have significant pain/stiffness that is adversely affecting your life/work/sleep etc... Consult your doc for an evaluation. Good luck ...Read more

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Possilbe pain relief for facet joints?

Possilbe pain relief for facet joints?

Options: Radiofrequency procedures work well if a previous facet injection or medial branch block was performed with greater than 75-80% relief that was obtained. As with anything there are failures, but quite low if the block worked well. Risks are the same as with any spine procedure, no different. Rare that you would be worse off afterwards. ...Read more

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How to I get relief from snapping thumb joint?

How to I get relief from snapping thumb joint?

Difficult: Best to see a hand surgeon for care. All the best. ...Read more

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What are the creams for joint pain/relief? The best kind

What are the creams for joint pain/relief? The best kind

It depends: On the cause of your joint pain. My patients with arthritis sometimes benefit from topical diclofenac also called "Voltaren", others receive modest benefit from capsaicin cream. Best of luck! ...Read more

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I have bi-lateral pars defects and am getting pain in my right si joint. The pain is worse when standing. None of my treatment / medication has helped?

I have bi-lateral pars defects and am getting pain in my right si joint. The pain is worse when standing. None of my treatment / medication has helped?

Varies: There are progressively more involved treatments that get more ipowerful, but also more involved based upon how much trouble you are having. The conservative things are living with it, activity modification, therapy, chiropractic, or medications; the more aggressive options are either injections or surgery if it is particularly bad. Don't hesitate to discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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Glucosamine and calcium both are needed to get relief from pain in joints and are both beneficial for build up of Greece in the joints to fill up the?

Glucosamine and calcium both are needed to get relief from pain in joints and are both beneficial for build up of Greece in the joints to fill up the?

Calcium: Calcium deficiency is very common in all ages it takes years to show its effect later in life especially female
daily requirement is 1000 mg, any food you eat dose not provide more than half, daily 600 mg of ca plus VD
should be taken all life, Glucosamine help joints cartilage to stay healthy but still ca is the most important, ...Read more

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Could instaflex help against knee pain and joint relief?

Could instaflex help against knee pain and joint relief?

See details: Most of the Intraflex products are just high priced vitamins and minerals with little value. The joint care product has glucosamine which may provide some benefit for osteoarthritis. Having the knee evaluated by an orthopedist or rheumatologist should be done being relying on questionable supplements. ...Read more

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Relief of temporomandibular joint dysfunction?

Relief of temporomandibular joint dysfunction?

A few things: Depends on symptoms, and cause of symptoms. 3 signs of TMJ dysfunction: joint noises, joint pain & limited oral opening. Self treat with soft diet, jaw exercises, massage, heat/cold, OTC pain meds. A splint or physical therapy would be next. Occasionally muscle relaxants, biofeedback. Xrays are done for diagnosis. Surgery usually reserved for serious symptoms not responsive to other treatments. ...Read more

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Are stiff joints caused by bipolar medication?

Are stiff joints caused by bipolar medication?

Please specify: Which medication you are referring to so that we can research this. ...Read more

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Can instaflex help against knee pain and joint relief?

Can instaflex help against knee pain and joint relief?

Not much: The problem with these joint pains is wear and tear in the ligaments and joint surfaces and these pills are not correcting the problem it will get worse while taking the pills.'

'Prolotherapy will resolve the problem and make to joint heal.

Visit www.Getprol. Com or www.Aaomed. Org or www, proloshot. Com to find a doctor to best resolve your problem. ...Read more

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What are some side effects of joint pain pills taken with other medication?

What are some side effects of joint pain pills taken with other medication?

Which pills?: If you mean drugs like motrin, alleve, etc than GI bleeding can occur especially after long periods of therapy. If your other medications can cause a decrease in coagulation (blood clotting) adding a Motrin like drug can make the clotting time longer. Check with your physician or pharmacist. ...Read more

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Any home remedies that would offer relief from knee joints, stiffness and pain?

Any home remedies that would offer relief from knee joints, stiffness and pain?

RICE: Rest, ice, compression (ie. An off the shelf knee brace) and elevation. If the pain is present for more than 2 weeks it may warrant a visit to your local orthopaedist. ...Read more

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What is the most appropriate form of relief for arthritic/aching weight bearing joints?

Arthritis: As far as medication is concerned, nsaids (over the counter and prescription) and tylenol (acetaminophen) are commonly used. Talk to your doctor to make sure you can tolerate these medications. Low impact exercise such as swimming, biking, and elliptical use can be helpful as well. ...Read more

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Bad joint pains that I don't normally have. Could this be an allergic reaction to my medication?

Perhaps: Speak to your doctor. He can check on it and see if it might be the medication or something else. ...Read more

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Pain in almost every joint. Hav stiff back & neck in morning. Have to twist them to pop or click to get relief. Wt could b d cause & wt is d cure?

Pain in almost every joint. Hav stiff back & neck in morning. Have to twist them to pop or click to get relief. Wt could b d cause & wt is d cure?

U need to see your -: Pcp to start being investigated and most likely be referred onwards to a rheumatologist, as the early am stiffness can be due to rheumatoid arthritis or other arthropathies.
Early diagnosis means early treatment.
Good luck. ...Read more

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I heard anatabloc is excellant for joint pain relief, can anyone add any insights, cautions etc?

Anatabloc (TM): No major medical studies have reported on this product, which contains anatabine (which is supposed to have anti-inflammatory properties), vitamin a (an antioxidant), & vitamin d3 (which enhances calcium absorption & seems to strengthen the immune system. So there appears to be nothing harmful in it. Good luck if it works for you. Check with fp about possible drug interactions. ...Read more