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Is there a cure for fibromyalgia pain?

Is there a cure for fibromyalgia pain?

No: There are treatments to lower the amount of pain and fatigue of fibromyalgia. You must remember the best treatment for fibromyalgia is exercise and I am sure you get tired of hearing that but it works. There are differents therapies such as Cymbalta and savella (milnacipran) and the older medications that can be helpful. There are no cures for fibromyalgia. Keep a positive attitude.And do your best. ...Read more

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Dr. Laurence Badgley
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Fibromyalgia (Definition)

A condition that affects the muscles and soft tissue of the body, causing widespread ...Read more


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Is there a cure for chronic pain?

Is there a cure for chronic pain?

Not a cure: No, there are treatments and some work well to reduce the chronic pain. However, there is no cure for chronic pain. That said, if a reversible cause were found for a chronic pain, then that particular pain could be eliminated. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for costochondritis?

Is there a cure for costochondritis?

I do not think so: The goals of treatment are to reduce inflammation and to control pain. To accomplish these goals, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents (nsaids) are used, with Ibuprofen usually selected as the drug of choice. Additional treatment, moist heat, and steroid injection.Thank you. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for costochondritis?

Is there a cure for costochondritis?

Yes: Usually it will calm down with a decent nsaid medication. You may need to refrain from heavy exercises especially using your upper extremities. It can sometimes take several weeks to calm down, but usually is not a chronic problem. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for CRPS?

Is there a cure for CRPS?

There are treatments: Here's a lot of really helpful info: http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/reflex_sympathetic_dystrophy/detail_reflex_sympathetic_dystrophy.htm Read it carefully and follow suggestions. Treatment research is growing every day - be hopeful and patient! Best wishes! ...Read more

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Is there a good homeopathic cure for joint pain?

Is there a good homeopathic cure for joint pain?

No: No cure to my knowledge but glucosamine and condroitin are good supplements that help joint pain. Also aloe vera capsules is a good anti-inflammatory. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for osteoarthritis?

Is there a cure for osteoarthritis?

No: Unfortunately, the answer is no. Hip and knee joints can be replaced if the arthritis is advanced and painful in one of these joints. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for spondyloarthropathy?

Is there a cure for spondyloarthropathy?

No cure,remission: There is no cure per se for spondyloarthropathy, but there is excellent treatment and some treatments can lead to remission. My wife has a spondyloarthropathy and is in remission on Enbrel (etanercept) (enterecept). See a board certified Rheumatologist. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for hypermobilty?

Possibly: There is minimal evidence that there is a cure for hypermobility. Although, a cure may not be necessary as it is not a disease in and of itself. If you have chronic pain from instability due to hypermobile ligaments there are several options. Physical therapy is the best first choice. Prolotherapy and prp injections may be effective. Discuss with a sports med/ortho doctor for possible expectations. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for migraines?

Is there a cure for migraines?

No cure : There is no cure for migraines. Knowing the triggers and avoidance of those triggers, migraines can be very easily controlled by therapy. The vast majority of patient with migraine headaches, have very infrequent headaches. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for ibs?

Is there a cure for ibs?

R/O IBS: IBS is a diagnosis of exclusion. IUC/CROHNS DZ/IBD is inflammation usually DX by BX IBS SX can be managed .You need a full exam and blood work. Especially screen for H pylori . Also stool screen x 3 for occult blood /parasite/ &colonoscopy./EGD While you are getting these items checked out you should stick to a gluten free diet . Ie gutbliss.com and Wholeapproach.com ...Read more

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Is there a cure for scoliosis?

Is there a cure for scoliosis?

No: There is no cure for scoliosis in most instances. The majority of scoliosis is mild, and has no long term consequences in terms of general health, back pain, or cosmetic issues (ie) curves less than 30 degrees at maturity. It is when curves are greater than 50 degrees that they tend to get worse over time and surgery is a consideration. Surgery doesn't cure scoliosis, but prevents progression. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for fibermylgia?

Is there a cure for fibermylgia?

Probably not: A complete cure, but symptoms can be controlled with meds and physical therapy. Get to a neurologist for recommendations in your case. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for polymyositis?

Is there a cure for polymyositis?

No: Although there is no cure for polymyositis, treatment can improve muscle strength and function. The earlier treatment is started the better the outcome. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for endometriosis?

Is there a cure for endometriosis?

No: There is no definitive cure but many treatments available to control symptoms. Need management by Gynecologist and maybe Endocrinologist. ...Read more

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Is there a treatment for costochondritis/rib pain?

NSAIDs: Many will improve with aspirin, ibuprofen, Naproxen (all over the counter); there are also prescription anti-inflammatory medications. If you use the over the counter, read the package instructions and warning. See your primary provider if it does not get better. ...Read more

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Is there a good cure for back pain safely?

Is there a good cure for back pain safely?

Have it evaluated: First of all, you have to determine the cause and then you will know if a cure is possible. ...Read more

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Could there be a cure for fibromyalgia?

Could there be a cure for fibromyalgia?

Yes: Fibromyalgia cure? Cause unknown, cure elusive & several consultants needed: Rheumatologist for diagnosis & FDA-approved meds. Osteopath for soft tissue diagnosis. Alternative Physician for neutriceuticals. Yoga (gentle) instructor. Aquatherapy (P.T.) instructor. Cannabis consultant & meds for pain, mood, & sleeping. Mindfulness Therapy coach. Licensed masseuse. Persons who pursued these improved. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for cfs?

Is there a cure for cfs?

No: However, there are medications that can produce fairly good benefit. People with cfs should also have a sleep study to eliminate sleep issues as a cause. ...Read more