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Arthritis

Also known as Joint Swelling/Pain, Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis, Polyarthritis, Septic Arthritis

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  • Worse after prp.and stem cells in shoulder

    Had partial left shoulder tear. It no longer hurt and I was able to do some things but not what I had been doing. Doctor suggested stem cells and prp. Had it a month ago and am I constant pain and it is worse than when I first injured shoulder. Could procedure have made it worse permanently? Very discouraged. 

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  • My jaw clicked and now it doesn't feel right. I'm concerned?

    Hi all, I was walking my dogs and my jaw clicked and I felt a sharp pain. I'm scared to move my mouth to the side now because when I do, it hurts and doesn't feel stable. I feel some pressure on the left side of my face and on my left ear. I didn't seem to do anything to cause it to click...

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  • What is the best drug or treatment for inflammation?

    <p>Hi I my father is suffering from this rheumatoid arthritis or joint pains he is already on his 60s, and I have read many reviews of medicine in the internet and I am confused about it if you could recommend some effective medicine on this. as of now he is using tylenol. at first...

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  • Hip Pain for a few months, suddenly worse

    I've had some pain in my right hip for a number of months now but haven't thought much of it, but recently the pain has escalated and I can no longer walk easily. My right hip is visibly bigger than my left now, and when I press on the skin the flesh part is fine but once I come into contact...

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  • thumb arthritis stem cell therapy

    Has anyone had stem cell therapy on a thumb?  I am a 70 year old woman interested in Bone Marrow, and PRP injections but have not found anyone who has had this procedure done.  Wondering if it will be worth it.  I realize there is no guarantee of success, but did it help you and for how...

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  • Recently Diagnosed with Arthritis in Facet Joints in lower back.

    Hello everyone, I just recently joined the group. I am suffering with Arthritis in lower back which was found by Bone Scan. I will be having an MRI done next week. I can't walk much without pain in back and leg, I also have an impinged nerve. I am getting Cortisone Shots on Monday. What has everyone...

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  • Osteo arthritis and site of pain

    Hi Anyone with either or both neck and spinal arthritis, can you tell me where you get the pain, talking about referred or radiating pain as well.  I was told around 5/6 years ago that I have degeneration right down the spine and in the neck.  So far have had limited pain but now suffering...

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  • Prp procedure done almost a week ago

    So I have lived with a bad shoulder for quiet a few years now from Osteoarthritis. I can't lift my arm and is always in pain. No cartilage and bone deformation. I had a prp injection almost a week ago. So sore. Can't tell if it's worse but hopeful it will work.  

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  • Pain!!!

    I was told 2yrs ago that I had a slipped disc. Recent mri scans ( from surgeons request) show the disc has gone back. But I’m still in all the same pain I have been for yrs still on the same tablets. But my gp told me I should be feeeling back to Normal now and out if pain!!  Got an app with my...

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  • TKR left knee

    Hi everyone X well the time has come for my op on my left knee TNR I had my right one done last June, I had a good recovery on my last op everything went great I had a spinal for my op and I'm having it again it was so much better recovery was quicker I'm looking forward to this then I can get...

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  • Weight bearing 6weeks

    I'm now 6 weeks post surgery total right hip replacement.....and can now put weight though hip.... not sure if i continue with two crutches or drop one ...... or change to walking stick or sticks.....as not getting physio not sure how to proceed... my first consultant appointment is 6 weeks time......advice...

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  • Muscle pain for two months, Need urgent help.

    I have upper body muscle pain mainly on the forearms and sometimes on the shoulders and traps. My doctor said it is a upper body muscle chain issue, though most of the pain is felt on the biceps, triceps and forearm tendons.I have done bodybuilding but I cannot lift now due to this pain. The skin on...

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  • OA check prodigious to kate63976 I’ve written valuable

    I have written a long but extremely valuable bit of INFORMATION to Kate from prodigious just 30 minutes ago Everyone with OA needs to be informed on this cause My specialist is Dr Berman at OHSU  THE MOST VALUABLE UNIVERSITY IN THE NORTHWEST please take the time to read what I wrote you  I...

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  • Absorbine Veterinary Horse Liniment Gel for pain relief ?.

    I gave a friend of mine some Absorbine Veterinary Liniment Gel which I use for my tennis inflammation and he said it made an amazing difference. Has anyone else used this for Arthritis as I have other people I know with Arthritis and just want to make sure if its effective . I know it works for my torn...

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  • Osteoarthritis Pain

    I’m diagnosed with osteoarthritis. My joints are killing me. I’m taking physiotherapy sessions weekly. My physiotherapist suggested me to try strengthening exercises since strengthening exercises help maintain and improve your muscle strength. My bf told me about medical cannabis for osteoarthritis...

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  • Joint Pain

    3 months ago started with pain in the joints in my fingers (both hands).  Gradually it has got worse, same pain in toes, and ankles now as well.  Still the fingers are the worst.  Went to my doc, they did blood tests, hand xrays.  Although a couple of my blood tests were slightly...

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  • Help!!!

    I am 2 months pregnant and I suffer from Fybromyalga, Psoriatic Artheritis and Rheumatoid Artheritis. I have came off all my medication cold turkey and I am feeling terrible, full of anxiety and in a lot of pain. I am due to see my consultant in 2 weeks. Can anyone recommend anything I may be able to...

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  • Joint pain

    My ESR level is 79mm and my age is 25, Is it dangerous for me . What is the treatment for that. Please reply me as soon as possible. Thanks

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  • Sharp, sudden pain in knuckles/fingers?

    For the past couple days, I’ve been experiencing the strangest pain in my left hand. Randomly, a sharp pain will suddenly start in my fingers. Usually it’s the ring and middle finger, but it has happened in the other three a but too. When it’s most severe, it starts towards my wrists and sort of radiates...

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  • Severe joint pain

    I'm a 38 yr old female. No medical issues until recently. I've been having severe joint pain and chronic fatigue for several months. There are hard knots forming on my forearms near my elbow, wrists, hands, ankles and feet. My doctor told me I have a vitamin d deficiency and started me on a 50,000...

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  • I’ve had results back but there still not clear. Any help?

    Hi, so I’ll go into a little bit of a brief detail last September I was hit with this over whelming pain in my shoulder and went to see doctors who said it was just frozen shoulder. I had physio for 3 months which did not help so he sent me back to my doctor who sent me for a neck X-ray which came back...

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  • Anxiety/depression/my pain

    I tested positive HLA b27. I have daily pain  My ankles, legs, knees,sciatica both knees I work full time. I go to the bathroom to take my medication. I’m so afraid  of losing my job.  Can anyone relate?_ I’m single. I have no one to talk to. I’m hoping this forum can help me through this. 

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  • Anyone else experienced this ...

    I have inflammatory arthritis affecting my hands,wrists, ankles and feet. The fingers on both hands are particularly affected.  Over the last 12 months my index fingers on both hands “lock” in a bent position. This is painful but usually doesn’t last very long.  For the last 2 days my right...

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  • LASIK and arthritis

    Hi! Just wondering if anybody has experienced something like that. I am 31 year old, perfectly healthy woman – till now. No pregnancies, just use of combined hormonal pills for more than ten years (I stopped those in the beginning of January). In the beginning of December 2017 I had LASIK – refractive...

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  • Addicted to dihydrocodeine and pegabalin

    Hi, I'm new to this forum and in quite a bad way health wise, it started approximately 1 year ago, I'm taking sertraline and mirtazapine for treatment resistant depression since the age of 15, I'm now 40 I would like to add.  I gradually started getting pain and swelling on both feet...

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  • Broke my left ankle 7.29.12 MAJOR CRAMPS & PAIN

    Here I am still hopeful somebody out there has a solution to my pain that by now had even cause my right knee cartridge, major cramps on my left leg and constant pain. I can't even stand anymore then 10 minutes or walk more than a block. PLEASE ANYONE OUT THERE WITH A REAL SOLUTION? Hardware wad...

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