... ve had debilitating all over joint pain that seems to only be cured with prednisone. My physician had ordered blood tests to rule out autoimmune arthritis and my results came back ok. ... (2 replies)
... Newly diagnosed rheumatoid arthritis patients have everything to lose by not treating their disease quickly and effectively. ... (0 replies)
... in my facet joints in my lower spine. I am also dealing with arthritis in my neck, that my physiatrist believes might be from facet joints in my neck. ... (5 replies)
... I was diagnosed with arthritis mostly in my back about 2 years ago. I was prescribed Indomethicin ER. ... (4 replies)
... Tess, congratulations on taking a big step and making a tough decision for your health. I had surgery on my dominant hand 6 months ago and it was thanks to Haydena and a few others that I knew exactly what to expect and how to prepare. I concur - read the older threads so you can be ready. Many people have done this and been able to go back to activities that require good hand... (15 replies)
... und here and a build up of fluid sometimes around my knees and ankles after walking for any length of time. My lower back aches from nerve root compression from arthritis of my facet joints and I get numbness and weakness down my legs and front of thighs with parasthesia and stabbing dull aching pains. ... (2 replies)
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... Hi Oesmom2,
I recently had a trapeziectomy with ligamentous reconstruction. I didn't have the other work done that you will be having.
My surgery lasted 2 hours, plus 1.5 hours preparation which included using ultrasound to do the nerve block. I was in post-op for 1.5 hours.
I was prescribed oxycodone for pain, 1-2 pills every 4 hours. I took 1 pill before bed when the... (4 replies)
... I have been having hip/back/buttock pain for years that I thought was OA. I am 60 and 10+ yrs ago, an xray showed degenerative disk disease. The dr told me arthritis can mean your muscles have to work harder so you will have muscle strain/soreness. Still, I feel it every day, though not all day every day.
When I recently researched the symptom of the pain being worst or... (3 replies)
... ced, other treatments that reduce pain are a heating pad, hotter than usual bathwater temp soaking baths, ice packs, my TENS unit, gentle stretches done lying in bed that help me prevent stiffness, very rarely a medrol dose pak is prescribed by my dr as a steroidal anti inflammatory. ... (3 replies)
... I am a very active 68, and was diagnosed with arthritis in both hips 3 years ago - the right one is much more advanced.The cartilage has worn very thin, so that I have developed bone spurs in the rght hip. Although I have a pronounced limp, I don't really experience any pain ,I just feel stiff when I get up from sitting for a long time, and feel it when I turn in bed, plus I... (3 replies)
... s have been driving me crazy. They hurt all the time, like a constant throbbing. I can't sit still at my desk during the day or on the couch in the evening or in bed at night. The muscles ache all the time. ... (14 replies)
... very thin silk pants and top. Believe or not, I walk in a house in my gloves and socks when I am very bad and go to bed with it too. No, it's not pretty, but who cares if it helps with pain, right? ... (1 replies)
... I have had arthritis in my feet and ankles for over 20 years. ... (21 replies)
... I landed in the hospital three days last week for asthma which messed with my heart and blood pressure, and they put me on prednisone (as well as a boatload of other stuff.) I didn't get my meloxicam the first day because of a miscommunication and my joints were really hurting by the time I got it (11 o'clock that night)... but after that, surprisingly I didn't have a twinge.... (2 replies)
... ;) Hi Everyone. I am 38F, and have Rheumatoid Arthritis. I am looking for so advise (possibly you have the same condition?). The pain I have in my shoulder(s) is extremely painful. I canít say that the pain is worse in the morning or evening. It is a constant pain, but at itís worse 1st thing in the morning. When I try to lift my shoulders at about half way (shoulder... (4 replies)
... Yes, it can relate to Arthritis and even though I am not a DR, I think this is what her shooting pains is about. ... (1 replies)
... i was just got told i have arthritis in my neck. not on nothing for it. but my whole left arm and fingers go numb and feels like its sleeping and it is hard to get comfy in bed when ur hurting. ... (16 replies)
... I just got up from my bed first time in 5 days. ... (2 replies)
... o that, but usually long before the end of the day the pain starts and builds up from there. It can start from something as innocent as spending too much time in bed with my head on my pillow. I can't lay on my back for long due to the painful pressure on the back of my neck. ... (10 replies)