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Rheumatoid Arthritis Lower Jaw Pain Tooth Pain
I am noticing flare ups of jaw pain with rheumatoid arthritis. Can you discuss this for better understanding?
Uncommon in RA!: More common in psoriatic arthritis and spondyloarthopathies than rheumatoid. Arthritis. I inject steroids with xylocaine (lidocaine) using a Insulin syrigne with a 31 gauge needle with excellent results, when inflammation affects the TMJ and causes joint pain! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Arthritis is progressive degeneration of one or more joints. Symptoms may include joint pain, swelling, decreased motion, and stiffness. The two most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis, which is associated first with articular cartilage breakdown with a component of inflammation, and rheumatoid arthritis, which is a systemic autoimmune disorder that affects joint linings first and secondarily ...Read more
Chipped back molar no tooth pain but tongue sore from rubbing. Discomfort in upper and lower jaw area. Molar on bottom . Can this cause jaw pain 2?
Not clear: Although there was a study suggesting that alcohol use (10 drinks a month) can reduce the pain from RA associated with inflamation, experts still feel that this is a weak association. In all likelihood, more studies on this would have to be done before anyone can advise a patient to consume alcohol to control their symptoms. ...Read more
Sir, i have a history of rheumatoid arthritis,. Recently i started having severe pain in the bone of my lower back,just above my left buttock. ?
Possible RA: You leave out the detail about your current state of treatment. Multiple possible causes exist for the type of pain you describe. Back pain is it most common form of adult pain syndrome along with headache. With a history of rheumatoid arthritis the activity level of this needs to be assessed and appropriately treated first. Go see your Rheumatologist. ...Read more
Yes it can but with: back and buttock pain other issues may be a disc, fracture ( stress fx) a slip in the spine, a spondyloarthropathy such as psoriatic arthritis, gastrointestinal related arthritis, and more common in men is ankylosing spondylitis and others, There are also MANY many gyn related issue and GI related issue that can give similar complaints, ASK YOUR DOCTOR don't assume. ...Read more
My mom has rheumatoid arthritis. My jaw is stiff and my lower back is very painful and stiff. Could I have arthritis?
Pain lower back spasms from rib cage,got it overnight while asleep.i d however suffer from rheumatoid arthritis?
Jaw pain on left side, wisdom tooth has been grown in for years. Loose flap of skin/gum near the tooth, pain up and down jaw bone?
Jaw pain: I'm not sure what your question is. Since you are in pain, especially with an ongoing problem that has not gone away for years, the logical and smart approach would be to see a dentist to evaluate the need to remove your problematic wisdom tooth and make sure you have no other dental problems that require treatment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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