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  • I have arthritis, paresthesia, fibromy alia what pain med would yougive

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Arthritis September 30, 2014 05:54 PM

    What would you give to control the pain and I have congestive heart failure and copd HBP take blood thinner IBM acid reflux migraine and other things I take Norco tramidol and a pill for migraine what would you do.

  • Personal Story: Forms of Arthritis

    Posted in: Arthritis May 19, 2014 03:38 PM

    I have had osteoarthritis for many years and have had various operations to deal with degeneration of discs, calcific spurs, etc. Recently, however, I suddenly felt under attack one morning - hands had less grip and fingers felt sore and swollen but had no appearance of swelling, legs and arms...

  • Recurrent Fifths Disease??

    Pinkcleome 0 Replies
    Posted in: Arthritis August 29, 2013 05:17 AM

    Hi:Twenty four years ago I had Fifths Disease. My children all got the benign symptoms and it ran it's course. Myself on the other handbecame very ill. I was misdiagnosed over and over until my children's Pediatrician saw me. I was so sick for 2 months, my legs swelled & I developed severe...

  • The Top 4 Kitchen Remedies to Battle Arthritis

    jacobedward02 0 Replies
    Posted in: Arthritis August 7, 2013 06:12 AM

    Arthritis is a condition which affects the joints of your body causing pain, stiffness, swelling, and joint deformity. There are some very good nutritional strategies that you can do to reduce inflammation. Here are foods that are great for arthritis pain relief.Read More :...

  • Is it normal??

    jakesm001 1 Replies
    Posted in: Arthritis May 15, 2013 12:28 PM

    Does Arthritis pain suddenly increase? My mother suffers from Rheumatoid Arthritis but for the last couple of months she has undergone extreme pain, she is not able to walk and sit for more than 10 minutes. Why is it so? Please help her reduce the pain. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

  • Pain in my joints

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Arthritis May 10, 2013 10:25 AM

    I was diagnosed with arthritis in 2008.In 2010 I had my first knee surgery.My last surgery to my knee on 17 Apr was the fifth one.I saw my consultant week ago and he says everything is OK.I had 3 procedures done:arthroscopy with transpatella drilling,open large lengthening lateral release and...

  • Cryoglobulinemia, or Fibromyalgia?

    cijohnny 0 Replies
    Posted in: Arthritis February 4, 2013 08:15 PM

    Hi All, I'm new here. About 3 years ago I was diagnosed with hep c and related cryoglobulinemia. The joint pain was the reason for medical consultation - mild arthritic aches in hands, feet and knees, in addition to some excruciating sciatica (possibly lumbar related).In addition to my HCV viral...

  • very high level of C-reactive protein

    tiger-1202 0 Replies
    Posted in: Arthritis January 12, 2013 07:13 PM

    My 21 year old sister suffers from arthritis and has knee, arm, chest pain and sometimes is very fatigue. Recently she did some tests and the c-reactive protein test was very high: 26.17 mg/l. Also, the antistreptolysin test was high: 215 iu/ml.Can anyone recommend what to do? What tests or what...

  • I been having a lot of pain in my ankles, knees, wrests, and thumb's.

    TKTakaishi 0 Replies
    Posted in: Arthritis October 4, 2012 03:53 PM

    I been having a lot of pain in my ankles, knees, wrests, and thumb's. This all started happening the 26th or 19th cant recall. If it help's i live in Montana.I am too young to be having this type of pain. I get up in the morning and can barely move because when i do my wrists, knees, and ankles are...

  • 'jointsknees'

    amberross 1 Replies
    Posted in: Arthritis July 26, 2012 12:51 PM

    HI ALL,I have been reading a lot on other forums about this product called JOINTSNKNEES, which is supposed to be highly effective for joint pain. I just would like to know if anyone has used this product and would like to know how effective it is actually. It contains green lipped mussels which i...

  • Postive RF and Nuetropenia

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Arthritis August 18, 2011 09:24 PM

    I have had unexplained Nuetropenia since I was 12, about 20 years. Recently, it was noticed that I had a positive Rheumatoid factor and have been having ankle and foot pain recently. Does this sound like Rheumatoid Arthritis with the low white blood cell count for 20 years with no symptoms? ...

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  • Spinal Arthritis

    Penelope713 1 Replies
    Posted in: Arthritis August 1, 2011 02:09 PM

    Hi all. I recently found out that I have spinal arthritis. For this last year and a half, I've experienced moderate back pain. I wasn't too concerned because the pain wasn't ruining my life or anything dramatic like that. A friend told me I should go in for a free consultation with a Seattle...

  • raynaud's Phenomenon, arthritis link?

    Altopia 2 Replies
    Posted in: Arthritis May 9, 2011 04:46 AM

    Hi everyone, I have afew questions regarding my joint pain.I'm 30yo female, living in Australia. About 8 months ago I was diagnosed with Barmah forest virus, and had also recently suffered Ross River virus, both mosquito born viruses that cause aching joints, fatigue and tiredness. I had two blood...

  • Pain in multiple joints

    rad4teach 6 Replies
    Posted in: Arthritis June 2, 2010 09:25 PM

    Not sure what is going on with me...I am in pain in my upper neck, hip, knee, left foot (Upper toe joint), right ankle, and right thumb. I was diagnosed with psoriasis about 2 years ago and have feared developing psoratic arthritis. I have been to my podiatrist about the foot and he did an...

  • Knee Athritis and Injury

    Anonymous 3 Replies
    Posted in: Arthritis March 13, 2010 01:01 PM

    Hi All.I am so glad that i found this site:).A year and a half ago i Injured my knee,getting into a black taxi cab.I did not lift my leg up properly and tripped and landed on my right knee in the cab.The next day i was in agony,could not walk on it at all,or bed my knee.I went to A & E,had an xray...

  • factors that worsen osteoarthritis and the joint pain

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Arthritis August 31, 2009 10:59 AM

    here i read a post: http://bit.ly/14hTqb that Osteoarthritis, a section of medical experts claim, is less common in men than women and the risk of osteoarthritis, particularly in the knee joints, is increased in overweight people.

  • Have you experienced this?

    hdh517sdh 0 Replies
    Posted in: Arthritis August 13, 2009 07:38 PM

    Hi. I'm a 31 yr. old female. I started having pain in my feet after rising 3 years ago. Then my thumb joint closest to the palm just stopped working and is always sore. I have pain in my T1 area, with muscle aches equal and bilateral. I can't sit for long due to pain in my tailbone. On really...

  • arthritis cure

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Arthritis August 11, 2009 12:28 PM

    thought of sharing this bit of info i found the the site that i follow for arthritis (myphield.com) i read and quiet believe that inspite of the painful knee n stuff...you should keep exercising. Minor physical activity also helps a lot.... Drink more water... drink a minimum of 2 litres of water...

  • Support Arthritis

    AliceW 0 Replies
    Posted in: Arthritis August 11, 2009 09:39 AM

    All the people who are suffering from arthritis, there is something to make you feel better. We understand that feelings of isolation can be overwhelming and helplessness wherein depression and frustration can set in. You feel that your problems seem to be never ending, but it may really not be...

  • No diagnosis as yet

    Johnny39 0 Replies
    Posted in: Arthritis August 2, 2009 04:37 PM

    :cool: Since approximately March '09 i have had increasing symptoms. it started with a dull ache in both my hands, this lasted some time. i eventually went to see my doctor who ordered blood tests and a hand x-ray. both came back normal. When the symptoms spread to my wrists, elbows and knees i...

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