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Pain Relief From Arthritis
See a rheumatolotist: Depends on the activity of the disease. You may need disease modifiying drugs which can stop the damage to the joints. Sometime the disease becomes dormant and doesn't require these powerful and sometimes dangerous drugs. A rheumatologist is your best bet to get the right treatment. You want to make sure it is really RA that is being treated, too. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A recent study showed that in a hospitalized group of patients it was not the actual degree of pain relief that determined patient satisfaction. It was the perceived concern on the part of the heath care providers and their attempts to alleviate the degree of pain that mattered. Even ...Read more
Whats best for pain relief for artheritis of the 2nd mattatasel of top of the foot from kickboxing ta?
Kick it: If you are saying that your second metatarsal has pain, the I would be concerned with a possible stress fracture of that metatarsal. If the pain is in the second toe then toe arthritis is possible. It depends on just how long you have been having the pain. Arthritis pain can be relieved, not reversed, with NSADS but care must be taken with your listed conditions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My mum has arthritis pretty much all over her body we have tried a few different meds for pain relief none which seems to help what would u recommend?
Need eval: I would first get full clinical eval with blood test (including esr, rheumatoid factor) and xrays - then try a combination of anti-inflamatories such as advil/motrin in conjuction with exercise regimen that includes stretching. There are different types of arthritis so make to have a complete evaluation first. ...Read more
No definite answer: Researchers are focusing on the role of mucopolysaccharides and glycosaminogly as a natural powerful anti-inflammatory agent shark cartilage being a natural source of calcium and muco-polysaccharides that scientist have researched and found the product that assist in temporary relief of arthritic and osteoarthrithic pains. ...Read more
Menthol, capsaicin: If limited to over the counter ointments, some options include counterirritant products(menthol, camphor, eucalyptus oil), capsaicin, or ointments with salicylates. Some of the above ointments include icy hot, tiger balm, bengay, aspercreme, capsaicin. There are other perscription options that should be discussed with your physician such as lidocain based patches, anti-inflamatory based ointments. ...Read more
About arthritis. There is any way or any medication to help relief the pain. Cause I have arthritis with severe spasms of my right leg.?
Anti-inflammatory: Treatment for juvenile rheumatoid arthritis focuses on helping your child maintain a normal level of physical and social activity. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (nsaids). These medications, such as Ibuprofen (advil, motrin, others) and Naproxen (aleve), reduce pain and swelling. Stronger nsaids are available by prescription. Side effects include stomach upset and liver problems. ...Read more
I was told I have psoriatic arthritis with mris showing very little with no insurance at this time what can I do for pain relief? Pls help pain so bad
Try pharma help: People without any insurance are often eligible for free medication, even expensive biologic drugs. The pharma industry has funds available to provide medication. You need to channel through a specialist, ie rheumatologist, to obtain these medications. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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