Orthopedics Community
joints pain case
About This Community:

This patient support community is for discussions relating to orthopedics, back pain, bone or joint pain, broken bones, hip or knee replacement, neck and shoulder pain, orthopedic surgery, spinal injury, sports injury, and tennis elbow.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

joints pain case

50years old man not aware of any medical problems complains of pain related to his joints in different places ( fingers, knee, foot ankle) it takes 2 weeks  relief by ibuprofen and voltaren emulgel so the question is what is your recommendation about this case ?  do you advice of some vitamins especially that he is getting older?
Related Discussions
2 Comments Post a Comment
Blank
Avatar_dr_m_tn
Hello!

He should go for testing his blood uric acid levels to rule out gout.

He should go for X-ray scans and some other blood tests to rule out osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid arthritis or Rheumatic fever etc.

Ask him to see a rheumatologist / orthopedician for a proper diagnosis and treatment.

Take care!
Blank
Avatar_m_tn
thank you for your comment
we have done all the test ( x-ray, CBC and uric acid level was 3.9 mg/dl) and nothing abnormally detected some physician advised him to do exercises and take supplementall vitamins what do you think of this ?
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Orthopedics Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
Marathon Running Done Over Many Yea...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Article on Multifocal IOL vs &q...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
748543_tn?1443740527
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
01/15 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGD, FICCMOBlank
Top Orthopedics Answerers
15631377_tn?1448398222
Blank
KaleemMohdBPT
Hyderabad, India
144586_tn?1284669764
Blank
caregiver222