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What is the best medication for joint inflamation ?

What is the best medication for joint inflamation ?

No best drug: There is no ideal drug. Aspirin is the cheapest and oldest drug for joint inflammation. Other drugs that also may work are ibuprofen(motrin, advil, etc) and naproxen(aleve). Generic drugs work as well as the brand names and are less expensive. ...Read more

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Inflammation (Definition)

Inflammation is the body's attempt at self-protection; the aim being to remove harmful stimuli, including damaged cells, irritants, or pathogens - and begin the healing process. Inflammation is part of the complex biological response of vascular tissues to harmful stimuli, such as pathogens, ...Read more


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Does taking joints maintenance drugs help to reduce joints inflammation?

Does taking joints maintenance drugs help to reduce joints inflammation?

Depends: On what you mean by "joints maintence drugs" many otc fda non regulated preparations have been purported to have positive effects on osteo or rheumatoid arthritis by the multibillion dollar suppliment industry. Most do not work, and are a total waste of money. If you are referring to rx. Nsaia, ie prescription antiimflammatants, then the answer is yes. These drugs have been shown to be effective. ...Read more

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What does inflammation of all body joints mean?

What does inflammation of all body joints mean?

Systemic disease: It means there is swelling and pain involving several joint all over the body. It indicates a systemic process generally involving your immune system overactivity. There are lot of diseases that can produce generalized polyarthralgias and inflammation. If you are having these symptoms, get checked by a rheumatologist who can run several tests to figure it out for you . Good luck. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what can cause inflammation in your joints?

Can you tell me what can cause inflammation in your joints?

Many things: Depending on which and how many joints, many conditions can cause inflammation in or around joints. Examples are immune problems (rheumatoid arthritis), infection (all kinds of organisms), metabolic problems (gout, pseudogout), foreign bodies (splinters), trauma, neuropathies (diabetes). See your doctor for evaluation. You could also see a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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What is wring when i get pain and inflammation in different joints everyday?

What is wring when i get pain and inflammation in different joints everyday?

Joint pain: You need to see a rheumatologist and have lab work what the cause if your joint pain is. There are many different causes so you need a complete workup. ...Read more

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Does inflamation feel like a gritty type feeling when rubbing over the joint?

Sometimes: Depending on the underlying cause of inflammation. Usually the area over the joint is also visibly swollen and reddish in appearance. ...Read more

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Do you yoga useful for people with inflammation joints?

It is very important: to maintain range of motion of joints.Otherwise,they freeze up due to muscular atrophy,and thus,require more effort to move.This sets up a vicious cycle.Yoga is great at improving strength and flexibility.Get the inflammation treated,however. ...Read more

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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