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3060903 tn?1398568723 Last reviewed Thu 24 May 2018 By Jayne Leonard Reviewed by William Morrison, MD Symptoms Triggers Treatments Seeing a doctor Prevention Takeaway An osteoarthritis flare-up refers to a sudden and temporary increase in symptoms. The condition affects the joints' cartilage, which is slippery tissue at the end of bones. In healthy joints, cartilage allows bones to move smoothly, but osteoarthritis (OA) causes the cartilage to wear away and the bones to rub together, leading to pain and stiffness.
Avatar n tn I am not good medicine taker, and do not want any side effect creating more problems and more medical issues. I am told to start homeo-medicine because it has less side-effects !!! I was not satisfied with the doctor, he was giving medicine without mentioning what it is givning me in an open packet mixed with couple of homeo medicine. Only one bottle he gave me a patent was R-11. Can any one suggest good medicine (homeo) for osteoprosis.
700223 tn?1318169294 Acupuncture and Sports Medicine More and more injured athletes are turning to alternative medicine to treat their aches, pains, sprains and strains. Chief among these modalities is acupuncture. Acupuncture has a very successful record with sports injuries. More and more professional sports teams have put acupuncturists on their medical staff to accelerate healing and to resolve stubborn injuries. .Acupuncture remains one of the primary means of quick healing for the martial arts.
Avatar n tn I have osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. I have tried Celebrex,antibiotic therapy, methotrexate and now have been on Enbrel injections for 8 months. I now have tingling and numbness in my left hand and am constantly sore and stiff. My rheumatologist seems puzzled as to what to do next. I also have weight gain from the antiinflammatory meds I take.I am a nurse and work 10-12 hours a day, so I get plenty of walking done. I am a vegetarian and do not eat more than 1500 cal.
786881 tn?1236560228 I have been battling some different symptoms than you for a year and a half. Extreme fatigue (even Epstein-Barr positive), chronic constipation that causes severe pain in my left side and ribs, trouble sleeping, soreness in my armpits and really bad itching on arms, armpits and backs, chronic daily migraines. Your TSH levels are high and the fact you couldn't lose weight is not surprising and that doctor is an idiot. Also, Hashimoto's does affect cholesterol and triglycerides.
Avatar m tn This disease is common among older people and is usually treated with anti-inflammatory drugs. I know that there is a herbal medicine that has shown effective cure for reducing joint inflammations caused by arthritis. As, I know ginger is the best herbal medicine for arthritis, the use of ginger is unknown to me. If anyone having idea on it, then please suggest me. Thanks a lot!
Avatar f tn I was sent to a physio who was quite rude to me, telling me that my symptoms were stress related and I was imagining it. So the burning pains which drive me to despair are imaginary are they? I notice that these symptoms are worse in cold weather. More recently though, I have developed a lot of numbness and tingling in my arms and hands... Sometimes this extends to my legs and feet.
Avatar n tn I was diagnosed with Eagles in March of 2006 after going to 2 ENT doctors and having my tonsils removed because they thought it was some kind of cyst or tumor in my tonsils. My symptoms were the foreign object in the throat feeling, trouble swallowing, food getting stuck in my throat, sore throat 24/7, voice changes. After they removed my tonsils the previous December, I still got food stuck in my throat a couple months later and I still felt the huge lump in my throat...
1216899 tn?1288573925 With all the sites out there that have info on Vitamin D, their just doesn't seem to be one that has all the symptoms that can accompany vitamin d deficiency. I'm going to list my symptoms, so that others may have some insight, in layman's terms. I hope anyone else with the deficiency would also post theirs.
Avatar f tn Apart from fibromyalgia multiple joint pain is seen in hypothyroidism, low Vitamin D levels, Low Vit B12 levels, anemia, Hasimotos thyroiditis, gout (can sometimes cause multiple joint pain), rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, SLE, electrolyte disturbance particularly those involving calcium and magnesium, parathyroid gland problems, chondrocalcinosis and chronic fatigue syndrome.
Avatar n tn I had mine inserted this past Feb. I just started having the exact same symptoms. I am going to take a hpt. Let me know if you find out whats causing your problems.
Avatar f tn Hello all!!! I'm going to start with a list of my diagnosed health problems and then move on to the more recent issues, just in case they may be related. I have: multiple herniated/bulging discs...
Avatar n tn I have had so many symptoms over such a long period of time, and no real diagnosis other than Hashimoto's. I find it hard to believe everything is not connected. Here are my symptoms presented in order of appearance. 1. Traveled out of country, was very sick with sore throat, white blisters, for over a month. Finally got over it with antibiotics. Now I get sinus infections regularly. 2. Joint pain started in legs. I have had this intense pain in my legs (and sometimes arms) for six years now.
Avatar n tn What is needed is the application of scientific method to the HYPOTHESIS that tx causes these conditions. Evidence based medicine is based(since the mid 1800's at least )on scientific method not patient's symptoms. ALL the people who have these symptoms form the basis for the hypothesis, the FIRST STEP in discovering IF there is a connection.
Avatar n tn Hi Sebastiandelacroix- I am having some of the same symptoms as you and am wondering what it is also. I am interested in knowing if you have some of the others I have had...along with the involuntary twitching in my legs and numbness and tingling in my arms and hands I have had fatigue and migraines. My doc put me on a heart medication for my migraines and they have subsided for the most part but now the twitching and arm/hand probs have arisen.
Avatar n tn I can be tired after 12 hours sleep! Can I be suffering symptoms from my thallassemia. Does any one else feel the same way that I do? This is a little bit hard for me, but I don't want to complain.
Avatar f tn Has anyone found any particular painkiller more effective for adhesion pain that helps me sleep, tried amyltriptyline which gives me awful nightmares, take co-drydamol or co codamol, surely there is something stronger i could take at night any suggestions. Have IBS symptoms too plays havoc with this condition. Lastly, if anyone has similar experiences I would be interested to get some feedback.
Avatar n tn Re: Confusing Symptoms [ Follow Ups ] [ Post Followup ] [ Neurology and Neurosurgery Forum ] [ FAQ ] Posted by CCF Neurology MD on March 19, 1998 at 10:04:26: In Reply to: Confusing Symptoms posted by Barb H. on March 04, 1998 at 06:47:03: : This is a summary of a previous post(& part answer) of Feb 5, Confusing Symptoms - Barbara Thank you for your answer from last month.
Avatar n tn Posted By Barb H. on March 04, 1998 at 06:47:03: This is a summary of a previous post(& part answer) of Feb 5, Confusing Symptoms - Barbara Thank you for your answer from last month. As I'm becoming more ill and also need some clarification of your answer, I have summarized (shortened) my previous post and copied and pasted your answer for your convenience.
1183618 tn?1277368706 I am only 5 weeks into treatment. Currently taking 50,000IU weekly. My level was the same as yours. Friends who have seen me lately say I have better color in my cheeks and seem to have a little bit more energy. I have read that it can take months (3 to 9 or more) to get back they way you were, if your symptoms are do to Vitamin D def. You wrote "I still having some symptoms" Does this mean some others are improving? If so, I say keep moving forward.
475586 tn?1225027354 My knees do have osteoarthritis in them--I had an MRI. I also have 2 herniated discs in my neck and kyphosis. My sister has RA, so I thought I had it also, but the doctors say no. I have a rheumatologist who is very nice, although most of the treatments I've been getting for fibro are not doing much. He seems sure that other than my knees and my neck, what I have is fibromyalgia. I have pain all the time, aching and soreness and also the sharp, stabbing pains.
454422 tn?1211419425 (See also the eMedicine article Osteoarthritis in the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation section.) Although the prevalence of Baker cysts in patients with inflammatory arthritis is higher than in patients with osteoarthritis, osteoarthritis is much more common than inflammatory arthritis. Using ultrasonography, Fam and colleagues found that 21 of 50 patients (42%) with osteoarthritis had Baker cysts.5 Bilateral cysts were seen in 8 patients (16%).
Avatar f tn Fingers stay swollen all day long. Main swelling is atop of the middle joint. A doctor at the clinic said osteoarthritis from xray. She gave me naproxen which I cannot take. What else can cause this and is NSAIDs the only line of treatment. Thank you for your time.
Avatar m tn Since then, I have gone to other doctors who tell me that yes hashimotos does show up, but it is minimal and they will not prescribe any thyroid medicine for me. I have heard two theories---one is that I was given thyroid medicine to suppress my thyroid gland from producing in an effort to keep the hashimotos under control. The other theory is that if my thyroid levels are within normal range, then it is impossible to have hashimotos disease; therefore, no thyroid medication is needed.
543152 tn?1214315662 Your doctor has referred to physiatrist. Physical medicine and rehabilitation, or physiatry, is a branch of medicine dealing with functional restoration of a person affected by physical disability. A physician who has completed training in this field is referred to as a physiatrist. Physiatrists specialize in restoring optimal function to people with injuries to the muscles, bones, tissues, and nervous system.
Avatar n tn he is having a severe knee pain, this pain usually increases in winters or rainy season, he used to have Voveran SR 100gm daily... i just wanna to ask ki is this medicine safe for longer period, and if not, plz suggest me some better medicines which are safer for long period... waiting for ur suggestion...
653169 tn?1303449969 My initial blood test showed negative for RA,but I have all the signs and symptoms and am an orthopedic nurse so I have alot of knowledge, but of course don't know everything. My niece has RA and her initial blood work also came back negative, then later positive. Has anyone else heard of RA blood test coming back negative, but patient was still found to be diagnosed with it. I have done extensive research and I fit all the criteria.
Avatar n tn I also have swollen places on my ankles and clavical bone, which I attributed to chemo or radiation. I have osteoarthritis but will not take medicine because of the side effects. I have had 2 steriod shots over a period of the 4 years and they have made the aching go away. Do you think the steriod shots make the aching quit. They have started aching again and it has been 2 years since I hfad a shot. My doctors just ignore me and say they don't know what it is.
454606 tn?1361929280 Too many back surgeries have left me with Arachnoiditis, which I understand quite well, and thanks to modern medicine, I can manage the pain. I can mark of those symptoms like entries on a bad grocery list. There is one symptom that effects my entire body that I don't understand, and after running the standard and not so standard Rheumatoid panels, my doctors don't understand either. I don't have osteoarthritis either.