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3 2 1 day ago
What s the difference between Norco and Vicodin. My doctor prescribes Hydrocodone-Acetaminophen 7.5-325 for arthritis pain in my lower back. The prescription bottle says Norco. But, I ve heard Vicodin is stronger. However, when my back hurts now I need something stronger tHan ehat he prescribes....
3 2 Wed, 21 Nov 2018
I have just been told I have fibromyagia and spondylitis but not been given much information about this condition. I keep reading that it is another name for arthritis but the letter I got from consultant said I don t show any signs of arthritis so im a bit puzzled.
4 3 Thu, 8 Nov 2018
I have been having pain under my knee on the inside of my right leg since before June 2018. So far I have been giving a shot in the side of my knee for arthritis and most recently a shot for bursitis under and in front of my knee (two weeks ago tomorrow). Tomorrow I go back to the orthopedics to...
3 2 Thu, 8 Nov 2018
I have been diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis but feel there is still something else going on....I have the joint pain, swelling and fatigue but also have a itchy, burning rash around my nose moving up towards my eyes. I have used everything with no results. I also have severe tingling in my...
3 2 Wed, 5 Sep 2018
I had a vertebra in my neck collapse and crushing my spinal cord. This was repaired 15 months ago. I am still having some days of staggering and muscle aches. I have arthritis in my neck. I take Tylenol and ibuprofen but doesn t seem to help. Other days I have no problems. What do you suggest....
2 1 Tue, 28 Aug 2018
a few years ago I went to the legs and back were really sore...they sent me for an mri...when the results came back they told me that I had arthritis in my legs and back also had 3 bulging disks at the bottom of my spine ...the doctor told me there was nothing they can do for me...
2 1 Mon, 27 Aug 2018
I have trouble getting up from a seated position. I had my knees x-rayed and doctor said that I have very little arthritis but said to take Advil and to exercise . I am taking Omega Xl for two days now and it is too early to tell. What is your recommendation ?
2 1 Mon, 20 Aug 2018
I have been diagnosed with RA Scoliosis fibromyalgia degenerative disk disease insomnia muscle spasms . Have low bank pain in hip area daily. Neck and shoulder pain daily. Wrists r weak and flare up with red heat n throbbing pain..usually lasts three days. Happens to my ankles as well. Putting...
2 1 Fri, 17 Aug 2018
My daughter is 22 years old, unmarried and a rheumatoid arthritis patient for the last 2 years. At present she is under treatment with folitrax, folicacid, hcq200 and saan ds.Prednisolone was stopped. Repeatedly she is getting pains in joints.What can I do?
3 1 Wed, 8 Aug 2018
hi, i had two meniscus tears repaired on feb 1, 2017 along with cleaning up the arthritis in my knee. I have been doing PT since surgery. I had no idea the recovery would be this long. I have a lot of pain in my knee still. would my recovery be longer because of my Dr. cleaning up the arthritis...
2 1 Tue, 7 Aug 2018
I currently take remicade infusions every two months for my RA, but it isn t stopping the deterioration of my hands. I play a lot of golf and my hands are really giving me fits. They are getting worse and I would like to know if Enbrel or Xeljanz or another option might be a better drug for me to...
2 1 Tue, 7 Aug 2018
I am a custodian and almost two years ago I fell and my right knee took the blow. It swelled up, bruised and went numb. I didn t have the knee checked to see if a damaged it because with the numbness I had no pain and even stairs no problem. I loved it. My knee seems to be swollen bigger than the...
2 1 Mon, 6 Aug 2018
I have the RA Marker, I am 54 yrs old. I have achy feet, some times hips and hands. I also get hives at times, which I have had off and on most my life. Lately more often. I have some lumps on my fingers. My mom had RA , Sjorians, and vasculitis. Do you think the hives are a symptom of RA? they...
2 1 Fri, 3 Aug 2018
Have chronic pancreatitis and am diabetic with extremely painful RA. Have taken remicade , enbrel, humira and methotrexate to which came to a conclusion of stopping due to too many infections. Now on plaquenil and prednisone but the pain is becoming unbearable. They want me to start SIMPONI aria...
2 1 Fri, 3 Aug 2018
hi this is trish clarke im 58years I was recently told by my dr that I have rheumatoid arthritis my hands & feet hurt so bad &my wrists. I dont know how to ease this horrific pain& I cant even do something so small with out a lot of pain.please help YYYY@YYYY
2 1 Fri, 3 Aug 2018
Hello sir My name is SIDDHANT,my age is 30. From age of 6, I am suffering of rheumatoid arthritis, And now my condition is,, my all joints are moving half and they steef harder, Please tell me, What kind of treatment provide me.
2 1 Fri, 3 Aug 2018
I developed a raised red rash Friday night. Prior to Friday had 102-103 fever for 2 days. Accompanied with chills, nausea,dizziness. Barely able to keep water down. Benedryl reduced the itching but did not take the rash away. Horrible headaches that motion does not effect. Diagnosed with RA 4...
2 1 Fri, 3 Aug 2018
My niece, age 53 has recently been having all kinds of episodes-diagnosed probable Lupus and Psoratic her hands and arms started turning blue and now after 5 hours or so arm is black from armpit to elbow-She has in past taken Xarelto and recently on Eliquis-so stiff and sore with...
2 1 Thu, 2 Aug 2018
I take generic Plaquenil for my RA. I had several bouts of diarrhea after taking my dose. It doesn t always happen. It is quite severe when it happens. Should i discontinue it or try again. Also is it safe to consume small amounts of alcohol while on this medication. Thank you
3 1 Mon, 30 Jul 2018
Last week i developed a painfull lump on my hand in the joint above my right index finger. The joint looks larger and is sporadically painfull. I am a 61 year old right handed female. I am not diabetic. I have been diagnosed with arthritis in my knees, hands and back, but the bulging joint is new...
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