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Dr. Phil, MD
Dr. Phil, MD, Board Certified Physician
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I have acute Osteo arthritis in my knees, hands, feet and right

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I have acute Osteo arthritis in my knees, hands, feet and right shoulder. I cannot take disclose nice acid for pain relief as I have acid reflux and take Lansoprozole.
I use co coda mol and ibuprofen gel. What else can I do?
I retire this year am dam seriously thinking about moving abroad as I am so much better In a warm climate. I saw a consultant in Jan about my hands but he offered no help apart from what I am doing. I have had wax bathes for my hand at the therapy unit.
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.
Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing internist. Excellent service is my goal.

I would try glucosamine 500 mg 3 times a day

It helps with arthritis pain
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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Thank you.
Do you think moving to Spain or Portugal would offer a long term solution as I am retiring in the Summer and have no ties here?
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.
is the climate better? if so, then yes