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    fish oil and petechia
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    123joann posted:
    I don't know if this subject has been addressed or not. I started taking fish oil for my arthritis in my hands. To my surprise, it worked immediately. Within a few weeks I noticed little red spots, some not so little, on my lower arms. When I looked up the problem, I found that it was petechia. I also read that fish and krill oils can cause it. I stopped taking the fish oil and they went away. The problem is that now I have no way to relieve the pain in my hands. Has anyone else had this problem and maybe found an alternative for arthritis pain in the hands?
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    barbiee88 responded:
    I take green tea extract it is supposed to reduce inflamation
     
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    veroctopus responded:
    Removing all grain products (gluten) from my diet took away all my hand and joint arthritis. I still eat small quatities (at most one slice of bread or equivalent a day), but more means the pain comes back, so for me its best to stay away from it, except for treats/family events. I also took out most of the sugar and processed food, and found my health, breathing and arthritis greatly improved.


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