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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?
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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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
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 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
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
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
What is the difference between Hydrolized and peptide collagens? I have Osteoarthritis and am looking for joint relief.
Not relevant: Treatment will be by other means if you are serious about it. A rheumatologist or orthopedic Dr will help you. ...Read more
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
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
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
Perhaps: Speak to your doctor. He can check on it and see if it might be the medication or something else. ...Read more
If after having 4 steroid injections in less than a year in shoulder joint without relief what would be the next recommended step?
Shoulder pain.: It may be time to go see an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more
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?
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
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