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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)
Depends on the cause: Your pain could be as a result of many different 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 and do light work outs all my joints click a lot and can causes discomfort this having an affect on 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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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: 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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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