Answers in 'Rheumatology'
38Male, Low purine diet 90kg 6ft tall. take 100mg zyloric in morning, after 8 hours uric acid is 6 but by night the uric acid is again 10. what to do?
All blood work normal. Neck cracks when I turn my head, pain radiates to my arms, wrists, and hands. Arthritis? Shingles?
Abnormal ANA results, doctor did a rheumatoid factor test and it came back borderline (14) i have very very dry eyes and a constant fluctuating fever of 37.7-38.7nearly every day and night, swollen hands aching joints&numbness in hands arms legs&feet?
Any physicians with experience in treatment of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis? Given it is incurable, can symptoms be mitigated via particular treatments?
At what age do people usually start to experience symptoms of osteoarthritis? How common is it in the feet and ankles?
Are there cases where strep throat cause immune system to attack heart but it is very mild to be considered rheumatic fever?
Before strep throat reaches level of rheumatic fever, do immune system already mildly attack body tissues?
Began as discomfort in left elbow. Tender with pain in arm muscles when I use arm. Age 66. Good health. Take BP med. Shoulder bursitis history. Heart?
Been bitten by an insect now hand is swollen?
Before strep throat reaches level of rheumatic fever, do a small number of antibodies already start to attach to body tissues?
Can omega-3 help boost sexual stamina in men?
Can using clarithromycin to treat different infections occurring simultaneously cause healing problems?
Can Plaquenil cause a false positive for THC on a drug test?
Chances of recurrence of septic arthritis in sternalclavicular joint. 2 surg to clean and debride and 1 surg removing cartilage 5 months IV antibiotic?
Could my hand foot mouth disease be the cause of my aggravated peripheral neuropathy symptoms?
Can I take advil and methocarbamol together? I am 69 years old
Can Seborrheic Dermatitis turn into Psoriasis? I read some discussions and websites said that. Is it true?
Can rheumatic fever start to occur after strep throat has recovered?
Dignosed RA lastyear, prescribed methotrexate for 1 year. but stopped taking them after 10months. no pain now, gained lot weight,what can be reason?
Does prozac cause dry mouth? I just started this last week and been having dry mouth. Other meds I am on, no side effects.
During rheumatic fever, when heart is affected, since it has lesser ability to pump blood to body, won't it weaken the immune and defense system?
For people with rheumatic fever, does immune system stop attacking own tissues once all strep bacteria is gone?
Fell on my knees10 wks ago.Had x-rays on my right knee.No fracture on it.It still hurts when I walk&has some numbness sometimes.Today,I danced(did some "twist dancing"&other)for about 25-30 minutes.Can the dance reinjure my knee?Pain didn't get worse
Fatigue, Vitiligo and an Ana tiger of 1.128, thoughts??
For people with rheumatic fever, after strep bacteria has stopped infecting, how long will immune system continue attacking the heart?
Family history of Autoimmune Diseases. Cholesterol was high, bun::Creatine was 30, creatine was .50, T3 uptake 22, and TSH was 4.570. Any thoughts?
HELP!! I think I will die. Had bad leg::Hip pain for 3 weeks now. Only when moving or bearing weight on it. Sore head now.. blood clot? Travelled?
Had a work accident 10 weeks ago.Fell on my hands,nose,&knees.Had x-rays.No fracture on right knee&suspicion of a fracture on left wrist.Some numbness on right leg sometimes.Both parts still hurt.Which specialist should I see for my wrist&knee pain?
Have bad anxiety but also slight autonomic dysfunction. mornings i feel weak pulse like i'm going to die of no circulation. cardiologist not concerned?
How likely are you going to get lyme disease from tick bites in the UK? What are the real risks? Is overgrown garden a risk too?
Hi.I noticed symmetrical thumbprint sized bruises on the back of my lower legs, no pain. I recently had a positive ANA & is not lupus. Many chronic il?
How does taking antibiotics to treat strep throat prevent rheumatic fever if the body has already release antibodies before treatment started?
Husband has been extremely fatigued::Tired for months. 49, not as interested in sex. Joints ache, sleeps 10 hours at night and has to nap afternoon.??
How long does diclofenac (Voltaren gel) stay in your system? I use less than 1 gram for the day. Thank you!
Hello, I have Behcet's Syndrome, and I'm having a very painful flare-up. I'm already on Tapentadol for a severe herniation. What else can I do::Take?
I was playing hockey and was goalie and bent my knee awkwardly and heard a loud pop. Now my knee swells when being active wether walking, running, or ?
I'm taking 75mg of lyrica twice a day for nerve damage in ball of foot ( no neuroma ). 1week and no improvement. How long before it starts to work?
I am experiencing knee pain, popping or snapping sound from knee joint, shoulder and hips. I went to see two doctors that performed blood tests including one for arthritis but were unable to find anything... I eat very healthy now but still in pain.
I have fibromyalgia and now in quite intense pain (7::10). Lyrica seem doesn't work for now. What should I do to comforting myself? Worth to go to ER?
I have heard from a specialist that Hydroxychloriquine is a very gentle drug the weakest and safest of all drugs for Discoid Lupus that rhuematologists use. ,and is not an immunosuppressive so won't affect immune system .Very effective for DLE.True?
Is Protopic cream a safe option for Discoid Lupus rather than strong Steroid Cream?
I am having an episode of severe itching all over my body, including scalp. I am diabetic, high cholesterol, some kind of arthritis or gout, on meds?
I was told my lupus anticoagulant was inherited. Can it be?
I was diagnosed as pancreatitis but not rule out of autoimmune pancreatitis. How can I make sure if it is a autoimmune pancreatitis? Thank you
I am on a antibiotic for Lyme disease. I just noticed that my tongue is dark brown or black. Why?
I am experiencing neck pain, wrist pain, arm pain, finger pain and bruising (quality: bruising easily) .
I am experiencing leg pain, pain shooting down the leg, knee pain, hip pain, lower leg pain, leg pain with exertion, difficulty walking, leg numbn... had lumbar fusion l4-5 with cushion replaced between disk?
I'm a 57 year old female. My maternal family and I all show various signs and symptoms of EDS, but I can't find a doctor who knows much about it or is?
I have water in my knee. Is there a way to make it go down because I can't bend my knee past 90 degrees?
Is mastebation safe during epididymis? I have had anti inflammatory medicine and antibiotic (3 doses) and don't have any pain now.
I CAN TAKE A PICTURE OF HER SWOLLEN HAND?
I am experiencing knee pain. Had surgery few years ago torn meniscus .. cannot bend knee back ..swollen painful ..front and back of knee .no injury ?
I am experiencing hip pain and leg pain and it is unbearable to run and hurts to even walk.
Is there any way I could get tested for lymes disease ? Do I have to go private? What is the test? Thank you
I have ra in both needs if I have knee replacements will that do away with the ra in my knees?
I am experiencing knee pain, back pain (severity: severe) (side: lower) , vaginal itching and even i am suffering from osteoporosis?
I feel a heating sensation in my left hip. Its coming and going, wen putting weight on the left leg or walkg fast it comes. I m 34 years ve a son?
I am experiencing nipple discharge and purple nipples?
Is there any relaionship between diabetes (mody) and myastenia gravis?
Is MVP common on APS patient? I'm wearing a pacemaker and my echo showing that i have mild MVP. Will it progressing in the future?
I have Spinal stenosis and neuropathy. Need surgery for prolapse.....is a spinal block instead of general anesthesia advisable? I use oxygen nightly
If I have strep throat and took antibiotics irregularly, could my immune system have attacked my heart slightly without resulting in rheumatic fever?
I had strep throat and took antibiotics irregularly. During this period, could my immune system have attacked my heart very mildly?
I am experiencing sharp and dull pains under left rib rarely on right and same spot on my back. Back pain lower, upper, and shoulder pain. Nausea, dizzy, joint pain, burping, farting, headaches and low energy. Been in bed for two weeks.
I am experiencing knee stiffness. I had surgery on my meniscus a week ago and its stiff and hurts a little trying to straighten it or bent it to a 90?
I had sex the other a few days ago and it felt like the penis was hitting a nerve and was hurting now my buttocks and hip hurts when I move a certain?
I found code M89.4 on my paperwork, Can someone explain what this means in simple terms?
I am experiencing ankle swelling, leg tenderness and lower leg pain. I am 45 days post op from foot surgery but it's my other foot that's swollen ?
Is going to the chiropractor to get adjustments bad for you? Ever since I went to the chiropractor my joints crack easily. Is cracking joints bad?
If a person is having rheumatic fever which affects the valve, will it result in lesser blood pumping around the body?
Ive been losing quite a few bottom molars lately. Will my face start getting deformed from bone loss?
I have APS (and hx of DVT), mild MVP, and wearing a pacemaker. My hematologist thinks of stopping my anticoagulant. Is it a wise decision?
I have a 1:320 positive ANA test with nucleolar pattern. Are there other explanations for this aside from SS? I dont really have the symptoms of it
Joint pain an weakness possible bite?
M::47...blood tests all normal. Neck pain, cracks when I turn or lower head, pain in forearms, wrists, and shoulders. Shingles? Arthritis? Discs?
M::47...Neck cracks when I turn head. Scalp, forehead pain::Tingling, CT::Mri's on head::Brain normal. All blood work normal. Arthritis? Discs? Help!
My son has No symptoms, but has +ve strep throat, wbc 14000, ESR 18, CRP 15. Now what ?he just finished augmentin 10 days ?
My sister in law took a robaxin, Tylenol and 2 ibprufen at the same time. Is this safe??
My finger has swollen do to cat scratches what is the cause, the finger that has swollen has a very small blood blister as well?
My fingers' joints (if I'm correct about the joints) hurt when in touch with cold water. They suddenly hurt, its like a sharp pain that will only go away if I make my hands warm again. Is this normal? I don't remember them always being this way.
My shoulder clicks from any movement, when lifting anything it feels like it pops out. I never dislocated it. i do regular exercise, to strengthen it.
Noticed when my hands are down they get red, but I can flip them up and it goes away. Is this a cause for alarm?
Nerve damage in ball of foot, when i press in certain spot it sends electric shocks in toes. Mri normal. Tried injection. On lyrica not helping?
Nerve damage in ball of foot.When i press is certain spot it send electric shocks on toes.Tried injection, on lyrica but not woking. Wiil it heal?
Other than pain, can Osteoarthritis make a person feel unwell, or tired? Thanks!
Prostate related issue. Partner tried something new.As a result, persistent arousal won't go away, it's been a week. Is this a nerve damage?
Prostate issue, No pain. My partner tried something new. As a result I have persistent arousal.WON'T go away no matter what I do. Is it nerve damage?
Positive throat culture for strep, normal CBC except for wbc 14000, CRP 15, ESR 18, patient is 6 years old with no symptoms , do you treat ?
Still having knee pain 3 months post menisectomy, doc suggested euflexxa to help lubricate joint post op. Any ideas if this will help? prior acl surg
Severe lateral foot & ankle pain when walking & standing, painful to touch & at rest, slight ankle swelling w:: popping sound. 2 weeks since injury.
Started throwing up and having diarrhea with chills last night. Also lower back hurts so bad body keeps randomly having spasms and legs feel weak???
Shoulder::Arm pain for months with ultrasound that found. Partial thickness bursal surface tear of mid::Posterior fibres of supraspinatus 4×2×2mm & involving 75% of fibre thickness with associated subacromial bursitis & impingement. Will i need surgery?
Trying to see if I need just OMEGA 3 or OMEGA 3, 6,9?
The inside of my left knee hurts whenever I have to squat down, or stand up from sitting. What could be going on? How do I fix it?
Uric acid in pregnancy good blood pressure and little trace of protein? I have a history of preeclamsia
Very painful knee.Got 3 gel injections 4::17,but pain is still intense.April Morgan,Dr.Marcial's office,gave knee lidocaine.Need emergency aptmt with u?
When I do leg raises my right hip joint is painful and big toe feels like burning sensation. Can it be a pinched nerve or arthritis?
What is the definition or description of: Photosensitivity rash?
What can i do for my RA pain , other than all kinds of opiates?
Why do my clavicle joints crack when I shrug my shoulder high up towards my ears? I think it is the clavicle but it could be the shoulders.