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I want to quit Mobic (meloxicam) because of my age and duration. How much acetaminophen can I take daily also I take one glass of wine. My arithitis is painful?

I want to quit Mobic (meloxicam) because of my age and duration. How much acetaminophen can I take daily also I take one glass of wine. My arithitis is painful?

2 grams: Barring liver conditions, one generally can take up to 2000 mg tylenol (acetaminophen) per day.

http://www. Tylenol (acetaminophen).com/safety-dosing/usage/dosage-for-adults

It used to be 4000 mg per day, but got lowered to 3000 mg a day a few years ago. Now many are advising a ceiling of 2000 mg a day. ...Read more

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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What type/s of arthritis are associated with either hyper mobility syndrome?

What type/s of arthritis are associated with either hyper mobility syndrome?

Osteoarthritis: Osteoarthritis occurs more frequently in patient with hypermobility. There is also an increased risk of joint dislocations. ...Read more

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Can you get arthritis in your early 20's?

Can you get arthritis in your early 20's?

Yes: There are many types of arthritis. People born with a congenital abnormality like hip dysplasia, are more likely to get early onset arthritis. Trauma to a joint early in life can lead to arthritis. Some autoimmune diseases such as juvenile idiopathic arthritis, ra, and lupus can present with early arthritis. A rheumatologist can help you sort this out. ...Read more

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Will my arthritis medication (s) interact with other medications?

Will my arthritis medication (s) interact with other medications?

Yes.: Medications for pain and arthritis can interact with many other drugs. This is why your doctor needs to know all the medications you take. ...Read more

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What’s the Difference between Arthritis and Arthralgia. Which one is more serve?

What’s the Difference between Arthritis and Arthralgia. Which one is more serve?

Arthritis and: Arthralgia, literally means joint pain and is a symptom of the Arthritis is a joint disorder itself that involves inflammation of one or several joints. ...Read more

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When is arthritis common?

When is arthritis common?

Aging: Arthritis
www. Idph. State. Il.Us/public/hb/hbarthritis. Htmthe term arthritis refers to about 120 different diseases that can affect the joints, muscles and other soft tissues. The three most common forms are osteoarthritis, . .. ...Read more

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What to do with arthritis?

What to do with arthritis?

It depends: It depends on the type of arthritis, the areas involved and the severity of the involvement. Discuss various treatment options with the doctor who knows you best. ...Read more

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Can arthritis turn into lupis?

Can arthritis turn into lupis?

No!: There's different form of arthritis. Most commonly osteoarthritis. Lupus is an autoimmune disease! can a patient have both lupus and osteoarthritis and or rheumatoid arthritis? Absolutely. But there's no conversion process that we know of! ...Read more

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What can I take for arthritis?

What can I take for arthritis?

MANY ANSWERS: I wish I could tell you exactly what to take, but that is diificult without knowing what type of arthritis a patient has. There are over 140 types of arthritis and the type of arthritis dictates what therapy is necessary. Further information on the arthritis type is necessay for more specific answers. ...Read more

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How do you get rhumatiod arthritis?

Unknown: The cause of rheumatoid arthritis is unknown, though some think it might be due to a virus. Whatever causes it, the immune system is turned on against self, attacking the body in a variety of ways. ...Read more

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How can I tell if I have arthritis?

X-rays and exam: Arthritis is a broad term for loss of cartilage. Most of the time when people say arthritis, they mean bone on bone type arthritis, but technically arthritis spans from just softening of the cartilage to bone on bone. There is a lot in between. After a thorough physical exam you will need a set of x-rays. ...Read more

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Can I get diisability for arthritis?

Can I get diisability for arthritis?

Hopefully not!: Most patients with arthritis lead quite functional lives. A number may have modest functional damage, but keep working! But I have patients with trivial problems, who want to drop out because of a diagnosis! Most are not and will not become disabled! ...Read more

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What medicine is good for arthritis?

What medicine is good for arthritis?

NSAIDS: Non steroidal anti- inflamatory drugs are the first line treatment for arthritis. These include medicines such as motrin, ibuprofen, naprosyn, alleve, advil, mobic, celebrex, etc. The adversed side effects of these can include GI upset, GI bleeding, or kidney problems. These should be taken with food. An alternative is tylenol (acetaminophen) (acetominophen.) side effects of tylenol (acetaminophen) are liver problems. ...Read more

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How to help control your arthritis?

How to help control your arthritis?

Too many options!: Depends on the type. There are so many drugs used frequently in combination, that a definitive answer cannot be given. See a rheumatologist for the specific diagnosis and the treatment options available! ...Read more

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What medications work for arthritis?

What medications work for arthritis?

Depends on arthritis: It depends on which type of arthritis you have. Osteoarthritis, which is very common for example in the knees can be linked to obesity and part of the recommendations is weight loss/exercise for this. Rheumatoid arthritis needs to be started on specific medications called DMARD's and gout for example another type of arthritis can be treated with NSAID's, colchicine, prednisone and/or others. ...Read more

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What medications work for arthritis?

What medications work for arthritis?

Depends on arthritis: It depends on which type of arthritis you have. Osteoarthritis, which is very common for example in the knees can be linked to obesity and part of the recommendations is weight loss/exercise for this. Rheumatoid arthritis needs to be started on specific medications called DMARD's and gout for example another type of arthritis can be treated with NSAID's, colchicine, prednisone and/or others. ...Read more

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What are some remedies for arthritis?

What are some remedies for arthritis?

Arthritis: Plenty of things. Rest, ice, anti inflammatory medication, physical therapy, immobilization, steroid injections, and last but not least, surgery. Supplements such as chondroitin and glucosamine have also been mentioned as having some possible benefits. ...Read more

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How do you know if you have arthritis?

How do you know if you have arthritis?

Everyone Gets It: Just takes time. Usually the normal version of arthritis happens usually in people in their 40s or older. If you think you have it at a younger age, then you need to be evaluated and as young as you are you could have a juvenile type that needs further workup. Suggest seeing your doctor first and maybe even a rheumatologist if needed. ...Read more

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How can I treat arthritis permanently?

How can I treat arthritis permanently?

Manage: Generally you can manage arthritis rather than "cure" it. If it is isolated to a joint & severe enough, a joint replacement could cure it if that joint is replacable. Some joints can also be fused. If it is a generalized problem you first need to identify what the arthritis is: rheumatoid, osteoarthritis etc. If osteoarthritis, weight control, smoking cessation &exercise are important ...Read more

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What is underlying cause of arthritis?

What is underlying cause of arthritis?

Arthritis: Cause is multifactorial: approximately 70% genetic and 30% environmental, including trauma and infection. ...Read more

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Can arthritis be treated successfully?

Can arthritis be treated successfully?

Potentially: There are some types of arthritis that in some cases can be cured it at least out into remission. Diet can play a large part as well. ...Read more

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How can you tell if you have arthritis?

How can you tell if you have arthritis?

See your doctor: Symptoms of arthritis include pain and limited function of joints, characterized by joint stiffness, swelling, redness, and warmth to touch. Many forms of arthritis, can cause symptoms affecting various organs (kidney, lungs, heart) of the body that do not directly involve the joints. Therefore, symptoms in some patients with certain forms of arthritis can also include fever, and rashes. ...Read more

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What can be initial signs of arthritis?

What can be initial signs of arthritis?

Joint pain, swelling: Joint pain, swelling, redness, warmth, loss of movement. ...Read more

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How is arthritis passed between people?

How is arthritis passed between people?

Usually not: Usually not, but infectious agent diarrhea can cause arthritis, as can other infections, such as gonorrhea. Heredity has much less effect. ...Read more

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What different kinds of arthritis exist?

What different kinds of arthritis exist?

Too many to mention: There are over 100 types of arthritis although the most common are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. ...Read more

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Ultimate method to treat your arthritis?

See details: It depends on the type of arthritis, the areas involved and the severity of the involvement. You can type simple therapies such as tylenol, (acetaminophen) aleve or advil or supplement such as glucosamine. For specific guidance, see a rheumatologist. ...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