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4 3 22 hours ago
Hi! I was diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis about 10 years ago, and I recently started experiencing a strange kind of shock or sting in certain joints (where my arthritis is the worst) when I move them or touch them. Is this a related symptom and should I be concerned?
3 2 2 days ago
Hi Doc. I was diagnosed with RA about 20 years ago. Have been on several medications and I usually find I am stable ( my RA, not personally!). Recently, I have noticed my finger joints swelling and twisting in odd directions. Should I change the medications which are methotrexate and ACTEMRA? Thanks
2 1 Wed, 6 Mar 2019
I have osteoarthritis of the knee medium and 25 years ago had two operations for a smashed patella. Surgeon says I do not need a knee replacement but for 8 months have had pain in my thigh and leg and sometimes limp and in pain walking. Do exercises and have taken anti-inflammatory meds and...
2 1 Thu, 28 Feb 2019
Hello sir/ma am i have been prescribed rejoint tablet for post traumatic arthritis (I m 18 and I take active part in long distance running) so how much time should would be enough to completely cure me so that I can resume my post trauma routine.(Daily 15-20 km running schedules)(96kgs,6 2)
2 1 Thu, 21 Feb 2019
hello my name is kevin i own a bussiness and on my feet all day long 3 years ago i had a left hip replaced the first day on my left leg would swell up and than go down asking the surgeon he said i had goute i never had before but 3 years later i still have the problem ive seen my heart dr. and he...
2 1 Sun, 16 Dec 2018
My name Deborah Johnson I have rheumatoid arthritis throughout fibromyalgia I have spinal stenosis I m always in pain one sort or another I am being treated by a rheumatologist for the ra only. I go many nights with two to three hours sleep. I m 70 years old other than these conditions I m in...
3 2 Fri, 14 Dec 2018
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 clinic...my 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...
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