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I've recently had surgery to my left index finger, I suffer

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I've recently had surgery to my left index finger, I suffer from osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis so my finger had a large bone swelling, for which they have removed and a few in place. I can't remember I can't remember due to the drugs at the time what they removed at the top of my finger also I k ow there is a a few inserted to dictate it please can you help thank you Priscilla
JA: How long have you had osteoarthritis? Have you used any medication for it?
Customer: I am under the pain clinic and they are treating me well, I also receive facet joint Injections sorry for the delay my GP has just phoned as I was saying I get my injections once every year and receive consultations also I were fencing patches incorporate with many analgesics. I also suffer from severe panic attacks restless legs and arms syndome
JA: Got it. Have you used anything besides the analgesic for this?
Customer: In the past rub in methods eusless if also recently tried from Holland and Barrett I'm not sure now what it was called p d s props the one that used to be illegal but not now but very expensive
JA: Thank you so much for your time. Finally, is there anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: My walking is very limited due to severe pain I also had right hip replacement 10 years ago but now for over 8 months I'm experiencing crunching ans long squeaks I'm like an old gate needing oiled
Submitted: 8 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DR. EHTISHAM replied 8 days ago.

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Expert:  DR. EHTISHAM replied 8 days ago.

The two most common surgeries in such cases are joint fusion and joint replacement

So in your case you may have a replacement surgery

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