Medical advise please.

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Good day to everyone.

I am writing this for, mainly those who have a medical background.

I have a medical problem with the fact that I find it very hard to get around, this is mainly because of pain, stiffness and numbness with in my limbs. I have just had testback that show's that most of my neck & spine as arthiritus in it, which goes to explain why I get the symptoms that I do.

The question I would like to ask is that if I do anything other than just basically sitting around and moving about my home when I can, I become quite ill, (feeling sick).

Can the body produce a chemical reaction within joints or the muscle, where this can be explained ?

Thank you very much for your time in this matter, it is much appreciated.

Kev  (UK)  neutral

 

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  • Posted

    Hi kev. What meds are you on. I take it the type of arthritis is osteoarthritis rather than rheumatoid arthritis
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      Hi Marie

      Thanks for replying

      Yes it is Osteoarthritis rather than Rheumatoid. I am on Tramadol & Paracetamol for the pain. They have tried alot of other painkillers but these are the one's that work good and do not give me any side effects. I do have an heart condition, so I take various medication for that.

      I have discussed with my doctor whether any of the medication I am on will give me the problems that I have asked about.

      She said no, mainly because I have been on all these medication for 5 years now, and its only been the last 9 months where I have been getting the problem that I have asked about.

      Many thanks....................Kev  (UK)  smile

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    I don't know Kevin! Good question.  I know that I just lay around either in bed or on the couch! I don't get out much! My legs hurt all the time, and my back hurts if I do much of anything! Good luck to you! I hope you can go see an arthritis specialist. Do you have rheumatoid or osteo arthritis?
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      Well Osteoarthritis is certainly better than rheumatoid.  My daugher has JRA Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis since the age of 11, and is on heavy duty drugs like Methotrexate which is a cancer drug to try to control it, and now at age 35 it's taking a heavy toll on her liver.  Glad the paracetamol works for you - by the way, I looked it up, and it has a drug in it that helps control you from overdosing.  I used to be on Subutex, which is similar, but my insurance on't pay for it any more.  I agree with you, I did better on the Subutex than I do on straight oxycodone.  Good luck to you.
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    Kevin,  you should go see an arthritis specialist.

     

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