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  • 2 hours ago

    Back Pain

    I have started doing my exercise routine again. It was really helping with my back pain. That is until I got overenthusiastic about it ending up hurting my back. I will have to take it easy until I get better. I will still be doing my exercise just not as long as before. I will wait for my back to heal and get stronger before adding any new exercises to my routine.
  • 7 hours ago

    Burning pain in hand upon waking

    It all started a couple weeks ago, I would be awoken in the early morning, 3-4 times, with the sensation my hands had fallen asleep, noticeably worse in my right hand, which is my dominate hand. I'd shake it off, attempt to go back to sleep, only to be awoken again. Now, the past two mornings, it's been in only my right hand, but it's more of a burning numb pain. What could be causing this, or am I just sleeping funny?
  • 7 hours ago

    Burning pain in hand upon waking

    It all started a couple weeks ago, I would be awoken in the early morning, 3-4 times, with the sensation my hands had fallen asleep, noticeably worse in my right hand, which is my dominate hand. I'd shake it off, attempt to go back to sleep, only to be awoken again. Now, the past two mornings, it's been in only my right hand, but it's more of a burning numb pain. What could be causing this, or am I just sleeping funny?
  • 2 days ago

    How do you live with osteoarthritis?

    I have osteoarthritis in my hands. I have been recently diagnosed. About 6 months ago a dr. gave me an injection at the base of my thumbs. The pain was gone for about 6 months. It came back with a vengeance, though. I had to see a different doctor because my insurance changed. When I saw him, he did the injection between my lower thumb joint and my wrist. OMG, I ended up in the ER that night in agony. After a week of agony I finally got a prescription for some Tramadol. The problem with that is it....
  • 7 days ago

    Chronic fatigue, treatments

    I have had psoriatic arthritis since the age of 21. Its in both knees, i have a bakers cyst, pain in my hands, both elbows, neck and chronic back pain. When i get an upper respitory infection it often lasts 3 to 10 months. I have always worked hard, often harder than those around me. I still work full time. But i am now limited to what I can do. Now i am chronically fatigued. If i can get through work, i will come home and lay down. That is all I can do. Forget about making myself get up and do or....
  • 8 days ago

    Pain on the left toe

    This query is for my son, his left toe is sore and painful to the touch. Had blood works done and uric acid is higher than normal. Am at a loss as to what he can eat. Everything I cook is totally no salt. Asked him to drink plenty of water. What other alternative can I give him. Thanks in advance. Any suggestion would be appreciated.
  • 10 days ago

    Pain on the left toe

    This query is for my son, his left toe is sore and painful to the touch. Had blood works done and uric acid is higher than normal. Am at a loss as to what he can eat. Everthing I cook is totally no salt. Asked him to drink plenty of water. What other alternative can I give him. Thanks in advance. Any suggestion would be appreciated.
  • 12 days ago

    Fatigue

    I feel silly to complain at all. I have RA and hypothyroidism and may have an RA flare just now and then, but this fatigue I hate. I had a hand and wrist flare for a month, which really wore me out, but now I'm back to normal except for this tiredness. Am I going to just have to suck it up and deal with it?, I cant even get the drive to get out the door to exercise, I dread getting into the shower and doing the whole make-up thing anymore and when I get up in the morning, let the dogs out and....
  • 13 days ago

    Best treatment for Psoriatic arthritis?

    I'm a 21-year-old female, I was diagnosed with arthritis when I was 5, but never was officially diagnosed until I was 20. I have been taking Nabumetone for the past 3 years and I also have a prescription for Plaquenil, but I stopped taking it because I also have chronic Double vision. Are there any other meds, preferably oral, that are great for treating Psoriatic arthritis, but also don't have A LOT of side effects? I also take other meds for ADD and depression/anxiety.
  • 13 days ago

    Swollen left toes (all toes)

    My toes are always swollen and it's my left foot. I'm alway uncomfortable. Sometimes I can't sleep I get restlessness. It's hard to move my toes around cause they are swollen. I'm wondering if this is normal? I've had a vein test, cardiologist exam, I've been to a couple of podiatrists. I haven't figured out what is the cause or what is a treatment for it?