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What Are The Best Pain Relievers For Severe Chronic Joint Pain As With Arthritis
A condition where there 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
Question is 4 my wife: she suffers chronic joint pain and swelling 15 days a month. All nsaids cause severe rash. Plz list all tests 4 lupus n arthrit?
Just diagnosed w/ lumbar facet joint pain & was told I have artheritis in my left hip. Got helpful injection in discs but hip hurts. Best treatments?
Is joint pain a symptom of hellp syndrome ? I had it 5 months ago after delivering my baby via c=section, and I have very painful joints ever since.
Arthritis not likely: Hellp syndrome is a life-threatening obstetric complication usually considered to be a variant or complication of pre-eclampsia. both conditions usually occur during the later stages of pregnancy, or sometimes after childbirth. "hellp" is an amalgam of the three main \features of the syndrome.The only effective treatment is prompt delivery of the baby. Sx control important. Steroids ineffective. ...Read more
Is it normal to develop pmr and psoriatic artritis at the same time? My pmr symptoms started 18 months ago, but i also had finger joint pain at that time. 6 months ago, finger pain got worse and nail.
?all PSA: You are rather young for pmr. It may be that your initial symptoms of psoriatic arthritis (psa), mimicked pmr with neck, shoulder, lower back and/or hip hip pain/stiffness. Both pmr and psa can have elevated ESR and or crp. Both can respond well to prednisone. I try to diagnose people with one disease not two if possible. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Cause?: Joint pain may have many causes. Once the cause of the pain is determined, an appropriate treatment plan can be made. However, drugs especially opiate(pain) analgesics are rarely warranted.Treatment may include bracing, physical therapy, injections, exercise, anti-inflammatory drugs and surgery. ...Read more
Do I need to take Celebrex (celecoxib) everyday for chronic back, and joint pain, or can I take it as needed? I want to get the best effect.
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