Arthritis occurs due to inflammation and swelling affecting the joints with pain. Arthritis pain is called arthralgia, which is caused due to injury to the ligaments and tendons of the joints. The causes can be an infection or allergic reaction to medications. Taking painkillers and corticosteroids helps a lot. Placing ice packs on the affected region provides some relief.
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Query: Hi doctor, My mother is 87 years old and is completely bedridden. She has arthritis with excruciating pain in her knees, hips, shoulders, and neck. She is unable to sleep at night. The physician prescribed a pain reliever, but it did not improve the symptoms. So kindly suggest a painkiller for her t... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I want to evaluate the condition before starting a treatment. Since oral analgesics did not improve the symptoms, admit your mother to a hospital, and ask the medical professional to provide intravenous analgesics. Then, treat her osteoporosis with Teriparatide (parathyr... Read Full »