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Arthritis

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

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  • Miserable pain

    HadTKR ten weeks ago and I am in such pain. Now , the pain radiates down to my right chin on my leg. I only have 115 motion. I faithfully go to PT and I feel worst after. Right now the pain is at the sole of my feet. I regret getting this surgery . I am very miserable I can’t even go grocery shopping...

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  • Anyone had hip resurfacing?

    Hi all, Just wandering if anyone has had hip resurfacing done, rather than a total hip replacement? It seems that this is more beneficial to those who are still looking to pursue a more active life. So would like to know all the pros and cons of having this done. Thanks

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  • Sacoilliac joint pain

    Hi guys. I have osteoarthritis in my right hip. I did have it in the left one but had a THR 1 year ago. I have now found out I have facet joint arthritis in my lower spine and sacroiliac joint pain plus sciatica.  I have been referred to a pain clinic for injections. Has anyone else had the injections...

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  • Arthritis of the wrist

    I've just been diagnosed with arthritis of the wrist which is extremely painful I actually have a bone protruding out of the side i also have permanent sciatica and spinal stenosis my doctor seems to think I'm suffering with fibromyalgia because of other various symptoms I have I'm starting...

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  • Arthritis question

    Hi can anyone help me i have asked a few doctors and all they say is getting older. I have lot's of health problem including a terminal one. But i am sure i have Arthritis all joints hurt and creek and click and i notice that when i bend my toes they go stiff and cause cramp on my leg at the...

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  • Painful Knee

    Hi, I'm a 64 yr old female, new to this forum and looking to tap into your knowledge of living with arthritis. ​I have had arthritis in R knee on and off for about 5 yrs but have managed with rest and painkillers over a couple of days each time. I was walking approx. 2 miles daily however over last...

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  • Arthritis in hips. Please help with any advice.

    Hi I need desperate advice about the pain in my hips. My right hip started hurting back in 2014, when my only child was born. I had some bony lumps in my hand fingers and I knew it was some type of arthritis as it runs in the family ( mum’s side). Since then my pain got gradually worse. This year I...

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  • Painful & Stiff Joints But No Answers

    I’ve had joint pain on and off for about 2 years now, but in the last few months it’s progressively gotten worse. Now it’s only in the joints on the right side of my body 90% of the time and they get very stiff and sore after activity or sitting/laying for a while, also when I wake up in the morning....

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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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  • 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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  • Total shoulder replacement

    Hello,I’m a 45 year old man, I had my shoulder replacement September 13 2017 I’m about 5 weeks post op and feeling pretty rough.would like input from others on there experience of having total shoulder replacement , thanks info appreciated

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  • Arms and legs numb during sleeping

    It has been happening for a long time now. I changed the bed and pillow but it did not help. I am 26 and this numbing is not only happening during sleep but also when I am working. I find my hands going numb and legs numb. Then I stand up, walk for a while and it goes away. During sleep it is so serious...

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  • Hip replacement

    I need a hip replacement both sides and live alone and thinking of moving near my family for when I have my surgery but afraid of the waiting times being longer I live in the North East of England and thinking of moving to Teeside

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  • my arthritic knees

    ive had an xray on my knees at st johns private hospital in st johns wood I paid private cost over £300  because I wanted the results quick. the consultant also cost me£250 so it was expensive as I can never get to see my gp. I'm suffering from osteoporosis.  my symptoms are ...

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  • Knee Pain For Two Years

    This is my first post, and I am 16 years old, so please bear with me!! Around two years ago, I sustained a knee injury when I was playing ringette, an ice sport similar to hockey. I was tripped, and landed directly on my knee, and when I stood up, my knee gave out. After a month of pain, I seen a doctor...

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  • Degeneration in neck and spine

    Not sure if I am posting in the correct forum.  A few years ago I was told I have arthritis in the neck and degeneration through out the spine.  Recently I have been suffering a lot of pain in the back which only really improves if I don't walk around or do any activity.  Heat helps...

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  • pain in leg

    I woke up last night with a pain in my leg .A huge lump came out and then went back in .The area is very tender today .Any ideas?

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  • Shoulder pain for 1 year, what should I do?

    Last September I started doing some dancing for a bit of fitness. 3 weeks into the weekly sessions I got a sharp stabbing pain radiating through my shoulder from the base of my neck all the way down to the bottom of my rib cage and across. I was seen by a doctor who said I had reactions Frozen shoulder...

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  • Please help!

    Hello, I've been dealing with a whole lot of anxiety symptom for the past year. From dizziness, to off balance to brain Fog and muscle twitching. It's been a week now that I've started to notice that I'm having a "hard time" (feeling) of walking with right leg (sometimes left)...

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  • Severe joint pain

    I have had severe pain for 4 months. Started in left shoulder, Doctor diagnosed frozen shoulder. It then spread to right shoulder, the back of both knees, up the back of both thighs and into both hips.

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  • 26 years old with intense knee pain for a decade

    Alright, let's start this from the beginning. I want to make sure to get as many details in here as possible. Starting when I was sixteen, I started developing aches in my knees. It always seemed to start a couple hours before night time. The aches start in my knees and seem to travel up into my...

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  • Aching fingers and hands

    Hi I have had this for nearly a year now and my doctor has referred me to a specialist and I will be attending the neuromuscular clinic when I am next on the waiting list. But I am not attending this clinic because of my aching fingers and hands.  It is because I have muscle weakness that has got...

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  • Any thoughts on memory foam toppers?

    Dr supposedly diagnosed me with burstitus in my hip and leg. Prescribed nothing for pain or help. So not sleeping is still a major issue. Anyone have thoughts on memory foam toppers? Like 3 inch or 4? Memory foam only ? I bought one at walmart not thinking just desperation yesterday but realize its 2...

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  • Stem cell procedure on the 11th August

    Any advice or feedback greatly appreciated please .  Following stem cell / PRP procedure on the 11 th August for a slap tear and bicep tendonitis I have been doing great and free from all my morphine medication. I am worried I have made a BIG mistake to interfere with my recovery . In the Last 48...

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  • Fast growing bone spurs

    I am a 37yo male and I have developed bone spurs on the tops of both middle fingers and smaller spurs on both index fingers. The ones on the middle fingers are clearly visible. I have many other symptoms and an immediate family history but I'm interested in the fact that these visible bone spurs...

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  • In pain, vacation soon, need help

    Hello all.  I'm a 53-year-old obese female (252 5'2".  I have diabetes, controlled high blood pressure, diverticulosis, and bilaterial knee osteoarthritis.  I've been treated with steroid shots in one knee.  It made my diabetes skyrocket and I only had relief for...

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  • lump on bone under knee leg pain

    I noticed a lump appeared under my knee about 6 months ago I went to the doctors had bloods taken and he diagnosed me with osgood schlatter. I found this odd bearing in mind I'm 30 and have no history of sports and exercise is minimum I.e walking, The lump does not hurt also. The last couple of weeks...

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  • Boy have I ever learned a lot!

    Have I learned a lot! After being in intense pain for 12 years of my life due to crippling arthritis, after RTKR 19 months and LTKR 3 months ago, boy am I excited to find that I can clean the shower and take brisk walks for 40 minutes, use an exercise bike at the top speed for 20minutes and SO much MORE!...

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  • No Weight baring surgery

    When I'm depressed from constantly laying on my couch due to my Fusion surgery on my foot I start playing all my scrabble games watch every movie on TV and I start calling my friends and having discussions with them to get out my depression I also turn to the refrigerator to eat my favorite ice...

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  • broken leg

    been out of my fulll leg nwb cast for 2 weeks today, getting a lot more flexiblity in ankle and knee, but still very swollen when I'm not resting, is this normal?

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  • Arthritis ? or solely Fibromyalgia?

    Uncertainty . I have been to a rheumatologist  twice. Just to feel slightly confused . My Condition seems to be prevalent in the winter. (Started last winter, summer came and went and I have virtually no pain) I Understand the concept of barometric pressure. And that this could possibly play a role...

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  • Bed Side Manner

    This is a question mostly for the ladies, simply because men and women patients are treated didfferently sometimes. Historically women were often viewed as "hysterical" about their health and so weren't taken seriously. I have seen many doctors and on the first visit they're...

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  • Joint stiffness and pain in fingers. Age 21

    Hi there i've had symptoms of joint stiffness and pain for almost 2 years. It started of as a very subtle stiffness, and now is quite painful. I go to the gym regularly and have lost grip strength as my joints are very painful doing deadlifts. I've also noticed a bony growth on 1 of my PIP joints....

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