Answers in 'Pediatric rheumatology'
15y son 140lb 170cm concaved chest crowded teeth no high arch mouth face a looks normal 2 stretch marks on back no other symptoms Marfan syndrome?
17 yr-old competitive golfer with right low back deep burning pain on and off for 7 months. CT and 2 MRIs were negative. What to evaluate next.....?
6yr old having random pains under right rib,And looks like neck lymph node.He gets random pains in his joints,always gassy.Food sensitivity?Any ideas?
6yrold complains of joint::Leg::Stomach pain infrequently.Hes otherwise healthy.Could a full blood test rule out leukemia?do growing pains last month's?
6yr old says his legs hurt sometimes.Happened few times months b4.in the morning mostly,and now his arm hurts sometimes,could it be arthritis?
Are restless legs linked to the hypermobility in my legs? How do I get rid of them?
Are there any good smartphone apps for rheuma?
Are there types of mold that can make me sick?
Atypical fever in Adult Onset Stills Disease? Several symptoms line up, including blotchy salmon rash, fatigue, sore muscles, some joint pain.. Etc. Except the fevers are generally every couple weeks and usually low grade instead of daily spiking.
Are heart attacks more common or more common at a younger age in ehlers danlos? If so what type of eds?
Can marfan kids gain weight ? she is 9 years old.
Can you have a long anterior leaflet without having marfans or a connective tissue disorder? Does it always mean myxomatous valve disease?
Can I get an infection from a mosquito bite?
Can I catch hypothermia in warm weather?
Can babies get sunburned?
Dr thought I had strep, no test. Gave antibio but told me to wait a day. Fever gone but still sore throat. Didn't take RX. Risk of rheumatic fever?
Diff bet. inf.endocarditis and rheumatic fever, both r vegetations but what is the diff.? what is the role of bacteria in RF?plz help me wz videos .
Does sea water have things in it that can make me or my kids sick?
Do you think it's possible for Ehlers danlos syndrome type 3 to weaken tissues like the heart and be more suceptible to dilated cardiomyopathy etc?
Experiencing ankle swelling, ankle pain and ankle stiffness. Haven't had an injury. Taken off hydroxychloroquine 400mg 1 week ago by rheumatologist. ?
Echo found trace aortic insufficiency & mild TR in cardiac screen of fit 14 y::O boy. No marfans. Could growing cause- 6'1", so might get better?
Eds and facial acne, what are treatment to clear and prevent and help with my scars, i am very insecure these days.
Generalised OA (x-Ray hands feet knees hip clavicle, MRI spine) dry eyes::Mouth, history hypermobility, lumbar::Cervical stenosis radiculopathy TMJD diverticulitis prolapses FUO - but seronegative and comprehensive blood tests always normal. Any ideas?
Having a colonoscopy. Have veiny, stretchy skin, flexible fingers, had scoliosis surgery, and bad bladder. Should I check for EDS before colonoscopy?
Hi there my question for today is..How long do you have to have rheumatic fever before you find out you have it?
Had a blood test for arthritis,Strep titer positive, Does that mean I have rheumatic fever? Because my joints hurt?That could kill me?
Having episodes at night where feet get red like sunburn and are hot to touch. Had CBC and venous Doppler. Panic attack::Stress, or erythromelalgia?
Hi, my 9 year old son is poorly every week. Sickness, temps over 102+, severe headaches. His CPR IS 47 & CBC normal. What could cause this?
How long on average do people go with lupus before being diagnosed?
How do you diagnose a collagen deficiency and can you treat it.
15 yr old has hypermobility, jaw pain, teeth move, scoliosis, fractures, stretch mark?
Have Ehlers Danlos Hypermobile Syndrome will exercises 2 strenghten hip joints(THEY R NOT LAX) prevent dislocation 100% if they never dislocated?
How long does it take to get sunburned?
How long do I have to boil water for it to be safe to drink?
How can I stop my heart from racing after being scared?
How can I recover emotionally from a hurricane disaster?
How many survive staying in hurricanes?
How commun is rheumatic Fever from untreated strep throat? Also, is it still possible to contract strep throat after having the tonsils removed?
Hello im a marfan syndrome patient i wanted to know if my heart is good or not to become a pilot?
Hypermobility, right lateral ankle pain, no injury, 2mnths, weak, throb, gives when walking and then I end up falling due to it. Help!
I have Ehler Danlos Syndrome&fibromyalgia Excruciating pain.CAN'T function daily life.Can you HELP ?
I am 16. I have had a swollen left ankle for 5ys. It comes and goes but I have noticed that when I drink water it swells up even more. X ray was clear?
I have pain in my leg which feels identical to growing pains I would get as a younger kid I am 18 years old now - is this that or something else?
I have hypermobility, dr said it could lead to early osteoarthritis. I'm having pain and stiffness in my knees and shoulders. Could this be the start?
I have hypermobility, dr said it could lead to easy osteoarthritis. Is this true? I'm only 25
I'm FTM transgender. I want to have metoidioplasty in the future, but I have Ehlers-Danlos syndrome type 3. Could I still have the metoidioplasty?
Iron saturation= 10.5%. No anemia. Dr. told me to take over counter iron supplements, freq. unspecified. Is 1 a wk good to not get overload ? Thanks
I'm having a pain that feels like growing pains in both my arms, but will occur anywhere. It's uncomfortable,I want to rub it out but it doesn't help?
I have joint hypermobility and wanted to know how it links to anxiety?What are the symptoms of anxiety?
I'm confused as to how hypermobility can link to IBS. Why do they sometimes link?
I don't have growing pains because I'm 31 but I have pains that resemble that. Happens hours before bedtime in lowerback, hips, knees & leg muscles ?
I have Joint Hypermobility Synd. My feet turn purple when I sit or if I'm standing too long. Doc said Raynaud's but I thought that happens when cold.?
I have to stay in a shelter with lots of people. If someone has Zika, are we all going to catch it?
I have felt anxious since the news about the hurricane started. Will it go away on its own?
If someone gets hit on the head but not knocked out, should I try to keep them awake? How long?
If I’m working in the heat is it better to drink water or gatorade?
Is it ok to eat food from a refrigerator that has no power?
If I can’t get a splinter out will it get infected?
I have flat feet and hypermobility in them, got custom insoles which help when I have shoes on, but at home no shoes worn what can I do to stop pain?
I've just been diagnosed with hyper mobility and flat feet, I have got custom made orthotics. Will it correct my arch in my foot and how long. ?
I have EDS & being tested for vascular EDS. I had a recent ECG showing inverted t-wave in v2&v3. I'm 30y::Old. I have frequent chest stabbing pain & palpitations & fainting for 8 years+. Does my ECG point towards V-EDS? Should I be concerned?
I fit all of the criteria for hypermobile EDS but to date only dx widespread OA and FMS. Would it be worthwhile trying to get an official dx of EDS?
In a child with JIA Can her pelvic tilt be caused from her sacroilitis? It's is 16mm difference
I had a bankart repair last year and now the anchor sites (3) have turned cystic. One is very large with bone erosion. What are the treatment options?
Just diagnosed with hyper mobility in feet, could this be linked to tendonitis?
Kawasaki disease at age 4. Now complains of sore hips, knees, and feet.(mild pain, no tears) Could these be related? Should I do something for it?
My 8 year old daughter has lost quite a bit of her hair and had a positive ANA result. What does that mean and what can be the cause?
My Daughter is experiencing knee pain and ankle pain. The following also describes her. Her bloodwork results: ANA speckled 1:320 and SED rate 20?
My Brother is only 15 he has been popping his back for a while and now it hurts almost every day something in the lower back neck or upper back bad?
My daughter has JIA and gets Remicade infusions w:: Benadryl. Her BP drops to 68::15 when she falls asleep. Is it dangerous to give her Benadryl at home?
My son has hsp and I've done a urine sample tonight , he has traces of urine but also leuckcocytes which he's never had before and it's in the 500?
My 11 year old son has had severe growing pains for over 2 years now. It is always in his left leg, we have seen our doc but should I get a 2nd look?
My 9 year old son has a positive ANA with ENA positive showing Jo-1 antibodies. Is this definitive of myositis? He is being investigated for pain and
My 2 year old daughter has a WBC of 17.19 and a Segs count of 56%. She has had major bruise like rash and joint pain. Is this normal?
Mom was disabled by osteoarthritis in her 50's. Multiple spine surgeries. I am 37 w:: OA in lots of joints. Could we have Ehlers Danlos? Worth knowing?
My daugher (13) noticed that after she washes the dishes two of her fingertips turn blue. They don't hurt and it goes away in about a half an hour. ?
Pain where pelvis and thigh meet on the left. When I push on it, it feels like a nerve because pain shoots down to leg and it tingles.
Toes get red and hot to touch every night around 3 am. Looks like they're filled with blood. Im 18 years old. Had CBC and venous Doppler, both normal?
The veins in various parts of my body hurt. Is this serious? I have ehlers danlos syndrome so i don't know if that has anything to do w:: it.
There's this pain in my left leg::Hip whenever I go to sleep. If I put a pillow between my left&right thigh it helps a little. What could be problem?
What is the definition or description of: Hypermobility syndrome?
When I move my neck, I get numbness::Tingling in my face & sometimes down both arms. I do have Fibromyalgia, and Ehlers-Danlos syndrome type 1...
What is the definition or description of: Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis?
What are the best exercises for upper cervical spine instability? I have Ehlers danlos and want to start doing exercises to help my neck.
Which is safest plaqunil at 400mg or 4mg pred w:: 200 mg Plaq ? I'm 5'3 96 lbs. Mild as I only have fatigue, derm, skeltal, PN, vascular(raynauds).
What is the definition or description of: Kawasaki disease?
What are the most reliable skin biopsy sites for Classical Ehlers-Danlos? My skin has been badly damaged by lifelong bouts of chronic eczema and a few years of pottery class---- I need to figure out what my 'best bet' biopsy site would be.
What does 1:80 anti-nuclear AB titer mean?
What is it? I have red bumps over finger and toe joints, finger::Toe tenderness to touch and cold hands. Sometimes knuckles turn purple
What is the definition or description of: Ehlers Danlos syndrome?
What is the definition or description of: Marfan syndrome?
What is the definition or description of: Joint hypermobility?
What is the definition or description of: Brittle bone disease?
What is food poisoning and how do I know if I have it?
What is the best way to get something out of my eye?
Will I get PTSD from surviving a natural disaster?
Why does boiling water make it safe to drink?
Will standing in sea water too long damage my skin?
What types of infections can I get from contaminated drinking water?
What is our normal temperature?
What are the signs of Ehlers Danlos Syndrome Hypermobility Type in a young child?