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Rheumatoid Arthritis And Cranial Nerve Pain
The brain and spinal cord communicates with what is occurring in the internal organs and limbs by nerve fibers where are like electrical wires with insulation (myelin) and the "copper" (axon). Within brain and spinal cord these nerves connect to other nerves via synapses on both axons and dendrites. A nerve can carry information regarding sensations, and ...Read more
Lots: Start out with the basics like nsaids such as advil, alleve, motrim as these have more of anti inflammatory components. Prescription narcotics are sometimes based on severity of ra. But overall, you want to prevent the flares by immunosuppressants. A rheumatologist would be best person to consult. ...Read more
I have rheumatoid arthritis. Consuming nimsulide tablets help reduce pain. Can i take them regularly? I have heard that should not be used much.
See details: Nimesulide is an NSAID somewhat similar to celebrex. It should be used only as directed. Overuse can lead to significant GI and kidney problems. If you have RA you definitely should not smoke. Tobacco use makes things much worse. You do not list your meds but it sounds as if your RA is not well controlled. You need to discuss this with a rheumatologist and be on meds to better control the disease. ...Read more
Many options: However there are many options for treatment. Medications like anti-inflammatory options like ibuprofen, naproxen, steroid medications, methotrexate , etc. Other options include synvisc/euflexxa injections to help lubricate the knee joint or even platelet/stem cell therapies as well. Some of these options are not covered by your insurance though. Check out Regenexx.Com for stem cell therapy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Rana bolin has severe rheumatoid arthritis what can she do to ease the pain so she can walk again she's almost crippled?
See a rheumatologist: Treatment of RA has several goals. First stop the progression of the disease and prevent joint and other organ damage. Second control any symptoms that are left when the disease is controlled and third compensate for or repai damage which has already occurred. This requires a comprehensive approach by someone experienced in dealing with this disease. You should see a rheumatologist. ...Read more
Neuralgia is also known as Nerve pain. Neuralgia is a condition in which there is a sharp, unexpected pain along a nerve that is due to the irritation and damage of that nerve. Chemicals, diseases such as diabetes, medications, previous surgery, and trauma are potential causes of neuralgia. Numbness and weakness of the muscles supplied by the ...Read more
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