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Dr. Thomas Namey
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Arthritis (Definition)

A condition where there is progressive degeneration of one or more joints. Symptoms may include joint pain, swelling, decreased motion, and stiffness. The two most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis, which is associated first with articular cartilage breakdown with a component of inflammation, and rheumatoid arthritis, which is a systemic autoimmune disorder that affects joint linings first and secondarily ...Read more


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Can fractured joints cause arthritis?

Can fractured joints cause arthritis?

Traumatic arthritis: Djd, or degenerative joint disease, is basically arthritis in a joint, related to either milder repetitive trauma, or more serious trauma (like fractures into a joint) that happened previously. Very overweight patients are at risk for DJD of their knees and hips as they age. ...Read more

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Can trauma trigger an aggressive onset of rheumatoid arthritis?

Can trauma trigger an aggressive onset of rheumatoid arthritis?

There may be some : Truth that there can be environmental stimulus or component to onset of rheumatoid disease. It could be secondary to other factors like stress associated with the trauma. ...Read more

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Could ligament laxity lead to arthritis?

Could ligament laxity lead to arthritis?

Yes: Yes, especially in knees. That is why exercises and sometimes surgery to correct instability are important. ...Read more

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Is joint pain caused by osteoarthritis called Arthralgia?

Is joint pain caused by osteoarthritis called Arthralgia?

Yes, but...: Arthralgia is a general term that refers to pain in a joint. Osteoarthritis is one cause of arthralgia, but there are many other illnesses and conditions that lead to joint pain. ...Read more

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Could rheumatoid arthritis cause pleurisy?

Yes: Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune inflammatory disorder that can affect internal organs including the pleura ( lining around the lungs). It it occurs, the result is rheumatoid pleurisy. ...Read more

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Can parvovirus infection cause joint pain similar to rheumatoid arthritis?

Can parvovirus infection cause joint pain similar to rheumatoid arthritis?

Yes: Joint pain can be caused by viral infections. Parvovirus is a virus that causes several illnesses, including fifth disease — a common childhood ailment known for causing a red rash on the face. In adults, the most prominent symptom of fifth disease is joint soreness, typically in the hands, wrists, knees and ankles. Fifth disease should be considered as a possible cause of joint pain in adults who have recently noticed pain and swelling in multiple joints, especially if the symptoms started after exposure to a child with the illness. ...Read more

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Neck swelling from possible whiplash injury?

Neck swelling from possible whiplash injury?

It is possible: To have neck swelling of the neck from whiplash injury, the ligament in the back of the neck could get inflamed or have sprain in it. Good luck, thank you. ...Read more

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Could repeated gout attacks cause permanent inflammation and tendonitis?

Could repeated gout attacks cause permanent inflammation and tendonitis?

The concern would be: Damage of bone, the gout can actually eat away at bone ( the ur ate crystals that is) also one must realize this is not just a disorder of the affected joint. Your kidneys and heart can be affected as well. Instead of getting repeated attacks, treat the disease and control it. ...Read more

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Joint hypermobility cause of tendonitis?

Joint hypermobility cause of tendonitis?

Sometimes: One of the potential causes of tendonitis is overuse by the muscle/tendon unit trying to stabilize a hypermobile joint. This is certainly the case with the posterior tibial tendon in individuals with flexible flatfoot. However, not all tendinitis is related to joint hypermobility, so you would need to consult with your doctor to determine the cause of your tendinitis. ...Read more

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How can arthritis cause joint pain. Is edema a cause of arthritis?

How can arthritis cause joint pain. Is edema a cause of arthritis?

Joint pain: Arthritis is inflammation of joint. Pain is from inflammation/fluid (secondary to inflammation) arthritis is inflammation/edema of joint. ...Read more

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Could severe hip pain locking sensation be caused by old hamstring injury?

Hip pain: An old hamstring injury should not cause hip pain however it would depend on where your pain is. Pain in the deep groin referring down the inside of the thigh to the knee is usually from the hip joint, pain at the outside of the hip may be from the trochanteric birsa and pain behind the hip can be from the back, pisiformis muscle or ischial bursa so the cause may depend onwhere the pain is. ...Read more

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Does patellar mal tracting cause arthritis?

Does patellar mal tracting cause arthritis?

It can: You want to try to improve the patella maltracking with either exercises or a brace in certain situations you may need to have a procedure to correct the alignment of the patella which may help prevent arthritic changes from occurring in the future. ...Read more

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Could joint/bone injuries cause a fever?

Could joint/bone injuries cause a fever?

If there is infectio: If there is infection with the injury it can cause fever - especially if there is infection of bones called osteomyelitis it is worrisome and needed a long term antibiotic treatment. ...Read more

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Could spinal cord injury cause cognitive injuries?

Could spinal cord injury cause cognitive injuries?

Not by itself: Spinal cord injury alone does not account for cognitive impairments, however, often there is an overlooked closed head injury to blame. Any injury of sufficient force to cause cord injury could cause concussion. Another possibility is that medications used to treat the effects spinal cord injury (bladder meds, spasticity meds, pain meds) can cause impairments in awareness, memory, etc. ...Read more

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Can arthritis cause patello femoral syndrome?

Can arthritis cause patello femoral syndrome?

Yes: Significant arthritic damage on the back of your patella could be causing pain in that joint but, you are relatively young but you want to make sure nothing else could be causing your pain. I would suggest an orthopedic exam and xrays of the affected area. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Lowe
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Painful Joints (Definition)

That term is not really a specific diagnosis, but rather somewhat of a general term. The medical term is arthralgias, which implies pain in multiple joint possibly coming from a single cause. Don't hesitate to be seen and evaluated for ...Read more


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Injuries (Definition)

An injury, of any severity, is a condition in which a person has damage to any part of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed ...Read more