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I have been diagnosed with osteoarthritis in the hand especially

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I have been diagnosed with osteoarthritis in the hand especially the thumb. The pain is severe all the time. Any solution to ease it. I am 66. Please help
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 years ago.
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I am sorry you have bad osteoarthritis in the hand.

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there are NSAID medications like ibuprofen (Advil) or naproxen sodium (Aleve) which can help decrease inflammation and pain in the hands.

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also there are prescription Celebrex cox-2 inhititors which can cause less upset stomach and help with arthritis pain.

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also glucosamine can help

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physical therapy or occupational therapy can help.

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