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What are the best pain relievers for severe chronic joint pain as with arthritis?

What are the best pain relievers for severe chronic joint pain as with arthritis?

NSAIDs : Nsaids are the first line agents- be careful of GI or cv side effects. Dont forget about stretching and exercising! ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Namey
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Arthritis (Definition)

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


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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?

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?

See Rheumatologist: Your wife needs work up for autoimmune diseases. Sle will have other diagnosis features usually ANA positive and dsdna positive. ...Read more

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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.

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.[1] 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

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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.

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 more

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What is the best way to relieve joint pain naturally?

What is the best way to relieve joint pain naturally?

Diet: Agree with exercise and weight loss especially if overweight . Also for some people there is a hypersinsitivity to certain food. Finding it is very helpful to control the process. ...Read more

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Want pain drugs. What is the best way to relieve my joint pain?

Want pain drugs. What is the best way to relieve my joint pain?

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

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Can you please tell me the best possible way to relieve my joint pain naturally?

Can you please tell me the best possible way to relieve my joint pain naturally?

Glucosamine: It really depends on the cause of the pain. If you are describing osteoarthritis, you could try glucosamine/chondroitin. You have to use at least 1, 500 mg of glucosamine daily and take it for at least 3 months before determining its effectiveness. ...Read more

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What are the creams for joint pain/relief? The best kind

What are the creams for joint pain/relief? The best kind

It depends: on the cause of your joint pain. My patients with arthritis sometimes benefit from topical diclofenac also called "Voltaren", others receive modest benefit from capsaicin cream. Best of luck! ...Read more

Dr. Robert Lowe
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Painful Joints (Definition)

That term is not really a specific diagnosis, but rather somewhat of a general term. The medical term is arthralgias, which implies pain in multiple joint possibly coming from a single cause. Don't hesitate to be seen and evaluated for ...Read more


Dr. Stratos Christianakis
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Joints (Definition)

Joints are parts of the body, formed by the cartilage-covered ends of bones plus the strong, flexible ligaments that attach the bones to one another. Movements at the joints in the body allow the different parts of the body to move in ...Read more