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  • 6 months ago

    Severe Knee Pain

    I have severe arthritis in both knees. It has progressed rapidly in the past 6 months. The stiffness has caused me to tear cartilage in both knees. It's gotten so bad I can barely walk!! Most nights I can't sleep for the pain. I've seen an Orthopedic surgeon who put injections in them but it only swoll and hurt more. I've taken Diclofenac but it doesn't help. The Orthopedic surgeon says I need double knee replacement surgery but due to other health issues I'm not a good candidate....
  • 6 months ago

    Antibiotics reducing hip pain?

    I was diagnosed with OA almost 2 years ago and have tried just about everything (ice, exercise, weight loss, diclophenac, cannabis balm) short of steroid injections and hip replacement to reduce my hip pain. I walk with a pronounced limp and find myself reaching for objects on which to steady myself while walking. Most days it only hurts when I move my legs, but more and more often there will be times that my legs (mostly the left one) ache from my groin to below the knee even while sitting or lying....
  • 7 months ago

    greatful

    i was diagnosed with HIV/AIDS for over 6 years which made loose my job and my relationship with my fiance after he discovered that i was having HIV, he departed from me i tried all my best to make him stays with me, but neglected me until a friend of mine on Facebook from spain told me Great healer, who will restore my life back with his powerful healing spell, he sent me the email address to contact and i quickly contacted him, and he said my condition can be solved, that he will treat the disease....
  • 9 months ago

    How to help my dad with arthritis over 60

    My dad is 60 years old, is 20-30 lbs overweight and has arthritis. He is a doorman at a hotel and comes home from work in so much pain, and so tired, all he can do is sit on the computer, feed our dog and watch TV. He periodically has turned to Maker's Mark to help ease his pain. I am trying to implement veganism in our house, in hopes of helping him lose weight, but it's not enough. Any tips to help him feel better? I'm open to diets, light exercise regimens, vitamins and even chiropractors....
  • 9 months ago

    Hi from a newbie

    Hello all - I'm a veteran gout sufferer, just taking my first steps in this forum.
  • 10 months ago

    Anti inflammatory diet

    I have been diagnosed as having multilevel degenerative disc disease contributing to neuroinforamal stenoses. In other words, arthritis in my C4-C5 vertebrae pinching on my nerves. I had triggered attack about 3 weeks ago a very painful experience and am still having minor pain and tingling sensation on my left arm. I have prescriptions for Gabapintin and Naproxen. But I will rather have other options like anti inflammatory diet and use food as medicine. Is there any helpful tips or treatment?
  • 10 months ago

    Try this treatment

    Some people who arthritis feel pain, however, you can do different sports to treat it and exercises. Try swimming, kickboxing or fitness as they could help arthritis sometimes.
  • 10 months ago

    Someone please help me

    Please help me I am 25 years old. Mostly healthy. I have had joint pain in my fingers and hands for as long as I can remember. The pain gradually got worse as I got older. It shoots up my wrist into my forearm like poison flowing through my veins. I would get stinging feelings through my back and shoulders like a million needles were being thrown at me. I wake up stiff and sore everywhere and extremely nauseous. I couldn't do sports like the other kids, I was and still am always so fatigued.....
  • 10 months ago

    Please help me

    I am 25 years old. Mostly healthy. I have had joint pain in my fingers and hands for as long as I can remember. The pain gradually got worse as I got older. It shoots up my wrist into my forearm like poison flowing through my veins. I would get stinging feelings through my back and shoulders like a million needles were being thrown at me. I wake up stiff and sore everywhere and extremely nauseous. I couldn't do sports like the other kids, I was and still am always so fatigued. I could sleep forever....
  • 10 months ago

    Coming out of remission?

    I was diagnosed with RA in May of 2014. I took Methotrexate and various different biologics, trying to find one that didn't give me petechial rashes. I was on Enbrel last year. In November I was diagnosed with breast cancer, so I stopped all RA medications in preparation for surgery. Then after surgery my doctors told me to stay off those meds during radiation as well, which occurred in February and March. After finishing all my treatment, I went back to my rheumatologist, who asked how I was....