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Arthritis

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

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    Wide spread Joint pains

    Hello, For several months I have been getting bad flare ups of pain. I’m a 25 year old male. Currently I am having very painful TMJ pain with lots of cracking and crunching of my jaw. I’m also getting a lot of dizzy spells which my doc thinks is probably connected because the pain usually flares …

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  • Wide spread Joint pains

    Hello, For several months I have been getting bad flare ups of pain. I’m a 25 year old male. Currently I am having very painful TMJ pain with lots of cracking and crunching of my jaw. I’m also getting a lot of dizzy spells which my doc thinks is probably connected because the pain usually flares …

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  • new to this dicussion artritis

    just had a VERY BAD flare up no idea what caused it knees and leg pain tremendous but hopefully easing now but my legs feel as i have to learn to walk again i have so many?????s to ask i would fill 10 pages so i am asking is anybody having same problem and what is my prognosis  4 walls ?  …

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  • Prednisone vs other RA meds!

    I was diagnosed with RA about 3 months ago! I'm very pro active, I eat the right foods and exercise daily! I'm also taking supplements and vitamins . I am taking 10 mg of prednisone daily. I'm very concerned about the side effects of the RA meds. I feel like the prednisone is the best …

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  • Arthritis in C1, C2, C3, C4 in cervical vertebrae

    Hi All Looking for some advice, my father has been diagnosed with arthritis in his C1, C2, C3, C4  in his cervical vertebrae.He his 57 years old he but has suffererd  this pain for 25 years due to a car crash he was was in. The various doctors he has spoken to have said there is nothing …

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  • 27yo and diagnosed with osteoarthritis in both hips

    Ever since I was 17yo I’ve experienced what I believed to be lower back pain. Throughout my life I’ve been to the doctor several times to investigate but the pain was always minor and the issue was never really pursued very far. In the last two years the pain has been rapidly increasing and has …

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  • severe arthritis in right ankle

    I found this forum useful when I had right knee replacement 3 years ago.  Now I have very bad ankle arthritis and the Dr. said possible ankle replacement, but I want that as last resort. Knee was enough. Any suggestions for pain?  I take 2 800 Motrin a day. Thanks

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  • Joint pain/ stiffness , cracking and muscle aches.

    Hello there, i am 20 years of age and male. For the past 2 weeks my joints have suddenly started cracking, clicking , are painful and are stiff. I have no swelling and have had a blood test that showed no signs of inflammation and also a negative rheumatoid factor. The worst pain is pain that goes …

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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 …

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  • Guitar playing after cmc mini tightrope

    I am a guitarist and I have already booked cmc minitightrope sugery for late August. I still can’t decide whether to have my right or left thum done. They are both pretty bad. I am just nervous that I won’t be able to play again. Have any musicians on this site had this procedure done and was it …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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  …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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