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Avatar f tn Hello My Xray showed Osteoarthritis in my fingers and wrists. I knew I had Osteoarthritis in my fingers but not in my wrists. Is it unusual to have OA in wrists? http://i239.photobucket.com/albums/ff168/kjl07/Osteoarthritis/IMG_2638.
Avatar f tn I recently was hospitalised with hemiplegic migraine and osteoarthritis in my spine. I had 4 lumbar punctures which made me almost paralysed but I had no headaches, only leg pains. Everything serious has been ruled out but no one at my local hospital would treat me and I was shunted around the hospital until I lost my temper and said I was leaving with force if need be !
768044 tn?1294227036 Are you satisfied with your current preventative treatment plan? Preventative treatment plans can include medications such as antidepressants, anticonvulsants, beta blockers, calcium channel blockers or Botox injections. Preventative treatment plans can also include trigger avoidance, special diets and treatments related to non-migraine diseases. A preventative treatment plan can also include supplements such as Vitamin B2, magnesium and co enzyme Q10 or herbal treatments such as feverfew.
748543 tn?1463449675 For the past few weeks I have been throwing around ideas as to the best way to respond to this matter. You see a recent article ( Feb.3 , 2009 NY times) titled "Best treatment for TMJ May be Nothing" nearly made me clench my jaw to pieces. While well written, I found that the author, Ms. Brody, relied heavily on out dated and narrow perspective supplied to her by a small group of dentists.
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.
Avatar n tn A middle age women with osteo in her knee joint and patella. Treated with arthrotec. Pt has pain while walking but it is bearable. Most severe pain is when off weight bearing and interfers with sleep. Any treatment options aside from more meds???
199177 tn?1490502134 Acupuncture also may be an acceptable alternative to or may be included as part of a comprehensive pain management program. Chiropractic Treatment and Massage Chiropractic treatment is the most common non-surgical treatment for back pain. Improvements of people undergoing chiropractic manipulations were noted in some trials. However, the treatments effectiveness in treating back and neck pain has not been supported by compelling evidence from the majority of clinical trials.
Avatar f tn Wary about synthroid long term because of replacements and possible osteoarthritis. Pt. prescribed 50 mcg lexothyroxin. Just taken 2 doses. What would be better? Thank-you This discussion is related to <a href="/posts/Thyroid-Cancer-Nodules--Hyperthyroidism/thyrolar-vs-synthroid-and-cytomel/show/1064495">thyrolar vs synthroid and cytomel</a>.
Avatar f tn Subsets of Osteoarthritis Primary osteoarthritis is characterized by joint pain, stiffness, limited range of motion, and weakness. Primary osteoarthritis is also referred to as idiopathic, meaning, there is no known underlying or predisposing cause. Primary osteoarthritis is recognized as the most common form of osteoarthritis. Secondary osteoarthritis has an underlying or predisposing cause.
199177 tn?1490502134 Acupuncture also may be an acceptable alternative to or may be included as part of a comprehensive pain management program. Chiropractic Treatment and Massage Chiropractic treatment is the most common non-surgical treatment for back pain. Improvements of people undergoing chiropractic manipulations were noted in some trials. However, the treatments effectiveness in treating back and neck pain has not been supported by compelling evidence from the majority of clinical trials.
535822 tn?1443980380 A study published by the National Cancer Institute found that women who took two or more aspirins a week for more than 20 years had a 58 percent increased risk of pancreatic cancer compared with women who rarely, or never, used aspirin. The risk of pancreatic cancer rose the more aspirins were taken. Women who took 14 or more aspirins a week had an 86 percent increased risk of pancreatic cancer over non-users.
5856747 tn?1403352282 Therefore, if you suddenly start to suffer for joint pains of the hands or feet go to a doctor and get this diagnosed immediately. There is no time to waste. The Treatment of Rheumatoid arthritis. The treatment of rheumatoid arthritis today is a specialist subject best carried out by a consultant Rheumatologist. All treatments are designed to arrest and to control the destructive joint inflammatory process in order to maintain the integrity of those joints.
16888441 tn?1452159257 Orthopedics surgery and treatments may help or repair damage to hip joints caused by traumatic injuries, fractures or osteoarthritis conditions. Such treatments may require surgical procedures to replace broken joints with partial or total artificial joints, as well as the use of pins or braces to hold bone sections together.
454186 tn?1388978568 Under normal circumstances, the spinal soft tissue damage, zak acupuncture result is not ideal, but with the strong demand for their treatment, I, of course, the main thing is to the spinal canal, the treatment of soft tissue damage, after several courses of treatment, low back pain disappeared, the residue after the right iliac ridge on the edge of pain in the right buttock hanging tight flu, after zak acupuncture further treatment, the pain disappeared.
1001420 tn?1281793049 and apparently with menstrual migraines, many women find that their migraines tend to come back after using just one regular triptan, so that's why this type of migraine and Frovatriptan is such a good fit. Anyway, ask your doctors about it if you have menstrual migraines and if you are unsatisfied with your current acute treatment plan.
1678656 tn?1369237418 -) Osteoarthritis is in no way shape or form neurological, nor is it autoimmune related. It is simple wear and tear based. when the lining between bones in your joints wears thin/out, you start to experience the joy of bone on bone pain. This is osteoarthritis. It can effect any joint or joints. There is no relationship between osteoarthritis and MS.
Avatar m tn both hepc and the treatment for it can cause RA. I got RA during treatment. Research shows almost a quarter of everyone who goes through treatment comes out with a permanent autoimmune disease of which RA is the most common. Hepc is also famous on its own for causing RA though so Rheumies are really checking for it more and more with their patients.
691719 tn?1227464499 I am a 35 year old women with chronic back pain since I was 20. I have been seeking treatment now for 6 months because it has been getting worse and affecting my life to a greater degree.
Avatar n tn My dad had bladder cancer and received treatment for it which helped kill the cancer but made his mild case of arthritis in his knees really bad - he has to be on anti-inflammatories and every 4-6 months he has to get fluid pulled out of his knees with a needle and then get steroids injected into the joint. I know you've seen a lot of specialists and I believe a rheumatologist was one of them.
Avatar n tn I am experinces being freezing cold in perfectly warm weather. Especially in my home. I am a 51 year old female, with osteoarthritis, endomtreousis and have had a total hysterectomy, and deal with chronic back pain which I detoxed from all opiates when put on them 3 & 1/2 yrs ago for dislocated disks, off all pain meds for 3 months which is when these symptoms started, and now seeing an Ortho specalist for a recurring knee flare up, being told its inflammation .
Avatar n tn there was an abstract at the 2008 International Gyn Cancer society meeting in Bangkok that reported on women with ovarian cancer after primary treatment. They followed women either by clinical exam alone or by CA 125 levels. Treatment for recurrence was started based on CA 125 or exam / xray findings in the respective groups. There was no difference in survival Interestingly, I just did a quick pubmed search.
Avatar n tn Prolia (denosumab) is used to help in the treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis for women at high risk of fractures. Phentermine is an appetite suppressant that is used together with diet and exercise to treat obesity. If you are overweight, losing some weight will make you feel better, but necessarily stop the arthritic pains. Keep a food diary of what you consume and see if there is a pattern of what you have eat whether you feel worse. Best wishes.
Avatar f tn -Joint pain and progressive stiffness without noticeable swelling, chills, or fever during normal activities probably indicates the gradual onset of osteoarthritis. -Painful swelling, inflammation, and stiffness in the fingers, arms, legs, and wrists occurring in the same joints on both sides of the body, especially on awakening, may be signs of rheumatoid arthritis.
329994 tn?1301666848 Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition characterized by widespread pain in your muscles, ligaments and tendons, as well as fatigue and multiple tender points — places on your body where slight pressure causes pain. Fibromyalgia occurs in about 2 percent of the population in the United States. Women are much more likely to develop the disorder than are men, and the risk of fibromyalgia increases with age.
Avatar f tn Now, try to imagine yourself in severe pain throughout your entire pregnancy because the THIRD time you went into the ER, they finally gave you an MRI that proves you have Degenerative Disc Disease, Osteoarthritis, Herniated Discs, and Scoliosis all of the sudden. You don't care what happens, you just need the pain to subside a tiny bit in order to have the ability to simply wipe your butt without severe pain.
1039578 tn?1293981696 I have other pain issues as well, but I just want you not give up and keep searching until you get your diagnosis. So man women get dismissed, especially when you're young. A lot of women get told it's in your head or you're stressed. You know your own body better than anyone. It's hard to have to keep searching but don't give up. Eventually you will find the right doctor or doctors to treat you and you will ALWAYS find support here. Without this forum, I would have given up.
Avatar f tn Research shows that women who report high stress are 2-4 times more likely to have moderate to severe premenstrual syndrome. If you suffer from PMS Reduce caffeine by avoiding coffee, tea, chocolate, soda. during your period. Exercise more often. Black current oil contains GLA, an essential fatty acid found in mother’s milk that acts as an anti-inflammatory. Take 200mg twice a day at the start of the week you experience PMS.
Avatar f tn Have you ever been evaluated for TMJ dysfunction, which can play into migraines? I have this really bad, with osteoarthritis in both jaws. I have gotten some help with the migraines by using a flat-planed splint at night (I'm a clencher). I hope you get married much sooner than January, as if your boyfriend truly loves you, he would respect you enough to marry you right away instead of sleeping with you now.
Avatar n tn They look identical to photos I have seen of stucco keratosis. Is there any treatment for this condition? I have been applying Amylactin lotion to my legs for a couple of months to try to soften or diminish them, but so far, no luck. Any advice? This discussion is related to <a href='http://www.medhelp.org/posts/show/243115'>red itchy bumps on legs and in groin region</a>.