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Treatments For Tietzes Disease
What treatment options are there for tietze syndrome? I'm currently on meloxican, zonegran & a muscle relaxer. I can't get the inflammation down.
Time: Costochondritis and tietze syndrome often improve w/ nsaids and avoidance of activities which aggravate the chest pain.If Mobic is not helping your physician may want to try a different antiinflammatory.Orthopedists are sometimes asked to see pts. W/ rib pain.My experience is that this inflammatory pain almost always improves w/ time... Best of luck! ...Read more
Diagnosed tietze caused by trauma. After 6 months swell and pain stays nrs 6-7. Had 5 cortisone shots and oxicodone long term treatment. Risks? Help?
High risk: The oxy's are very habit forming.Beware.Get a more detailed answer ›
I am an 18 year old female with tietze syndrome. I have severe GERD and cannot have oral steroids. What would you're recommedation be to do. I have had a steroid injection, physical therapy, been to the chiropractor and much more. What do I need to do nex
Complicated: You obviously have a very complicated case of tietze syndrome, also called costochondritis. This is a form of rheumatism. You should be further evaluated for a systemic form of inflammatory arthritis by a rheumatologist. If that proves to be negative, you should see a pain specialist. Treatment for fibromyalgia with a drug like Lyrica may provide some relief. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the best treatment for costochondritis if I cannot take anti-inflammatory medications due to chronic kidney disease?
Rib/breastbone joint: Costochondritis is pain in the joints where your ribs meet your breastbone. Causes: heavy lifting or intense exercise; any illness with lots of coughing/sneezing; blow to your chest. Local treatments include creams [over the counter capsaicin, Aspirin or rx diclofenac], Acetaminophen or Ibuprofen or prescription pain relievers. Gentle stretching or heating pads may also help. ...Read more
My Dr has diagnosed me with Costochondritis. What is Costochondritis in simple terms and what should I avoid and for how long also what's treatment ?
Breast feeding: I don't believe any relationGet a more detailed answer ›
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