think i have arthrisit?

New Topic Post Reply Printable Version
[ << Previous Thread | Next Thread >> ]

Regular Member

Date Joined May 2008
Total Posts : 159
   Posted 4/10/2009 5:37 PM (GMT -6)   
how do you know you have they do blood work that tells you for sure if you have it. and what do they do for you to help. the chriopractor told me i have it in my lower back. he seen it on x ray..can they see it on xray?? and i think i have it in my legs, feet, hands,arms shoulders, and hips...... and does arthritis make you tired more. could use some advice. thinking about seeing the doctors about it.

Forum Moderator

Date Joined Apr 2004
Total Posts : 23500
   Posted 4/10/2009 5:43 PM (GMT -6)   
There are different forms of arthritis and yes it is possible to see in on a xray along with blood work. But the blood work - depending on the type - is not always reliable. If you think you have arthritis, it's best to be seen by a rheumatologist.
Moderator for Allergies/Asthma and Co-moderator for UC
~Left sided Uc-'92-Colazal(9 daily),6mp(50-100mgs),Bentyl, Prilosec,Biotin,Forvia,Pro-Bio**Unable to tolerate Asacol, Rowasa or Canasa**~Year-round allergies-Singulair, Zyrtec~Secondary Reynauds Syndrome-'04-Norvasc~Sacroiliitis-epidural injections~bulging and herniated discs C5/C6 & C6/C7~3 epidural injections-second series starts 2/17, OA in my fingers -Celebrex, Tylonel Arthritis and Voltaren Gel
To help Healingwell - click here: DONATE


Regular Member

Date Joined Sep 2008
Total Posts : 285
   Posted 4/11/2009 4:18 PM (GMT -6)   
Yes, some types of arthritis can make you tired more.  If your chiropractor said he thinks you have arthritis and you are having all the symptoms you say you are, what would it hurt to go see a rhuematologist to see for sure??
They may say you do not, but they may say you do and be able to help you with some meds...?

Veteran Member

Date Joined Dec 2007
Total Posts : 2113
   Posted 4/11/2009 5:19 PM (GMT -6)   
I agree with the others see a rhuematologists. Your symptoms suggest you may have arthritis.
New Topic Post Reply Printable Version
Forum Information
Currently it is Monday, March 27, 2017 10:34 AM (GMT -6)
There are a total of 2,782,545 posts in 305,790 threads.
View Active Threads

Who's Online
This forum has 152108 registered members. Please welcome our newest member, Darcy.
498 Guest(s), 20 Registered Member(s) are currently online.  Details
Michelejc, lynbrez, Theo1, imagardener2, Tash Gillzy, Purrrsiankitty, Skyy, Darcy, SolomonSeal, tcoach1, Girlie, Uniform Charlie, Misty Lynch, NiceCupOfTea, gumby44, ks1905, SharonZ, amybanks, cindy22706, Jumpy_Wolf

Follow on Facebook  Follow on Twitter  Follow on Pinterest

©1996-2017 LLC  All rights reserved.

Advertise | Privacy Policy & Disclaimer