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How can severe pain in the fingers while suffering from osteoarthritis be treated?

I have a little bit of ostoarthritis which usally just makes my fingers hurt. Recently I have been getting pain in my whole hand, wrist and muscle up to my elbow. I take diclofenac which doesnt work to good. Its getting harder to work and my doctor doesnt seem to have any answers for me. Any ideas for relief?
Tue, 10 Jul 2018
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I have reviewed your query and here is my advice.

You need a stronger pain killer like Tramadol along with calcium and vitamin D3 supplements.

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Dr. Praveen Tayal
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