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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 55 years experience
Nerve injury: This could be muscle injury - have your physician check this out
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 55 years experience
Can be a variety : If you have swelling this could be arthritis. If your muscles are tender it could be fibromyalgia. Ask your phyusician to test for these,
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 55 years experience
Mechanical vs inflam: This could be inflammatory or could be mechanical back pain. Inflammatory back pain can wake one up in the early morning hours, and get better with activity. Some are your comments also suggest that could be a mechanical aspect. Your physician will need to get evaluation and imaging in order to help clarify what the best diagnosis is.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 55 years experience
Know your risk facto: If you are that concerned speak frankly with your physician. If you have risk factors like smoking, + family history of cancer you need to share that with your physician
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 55 years experience
Uncertain : Your bladder can be one of the problems. The leak may be related to the urethra. Your urologist or even a urogynecologist is your best consultation
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A 72-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 55 years experience
Toanswer need normal: Need to know the normals from you lab to answer this. Different labs have different criteria. This looks OK but to answer fully need to know what the normal ranges are for your lab
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 55 years experience
Cheken chicken skin: Uncertain the term cheken skin. Are you asking about dry skin like Eczema The therapy is moisturizers. We need more data on this term.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 55 years experience
Uncertain: We might think of a lot of possibilities - include arthritis, inflammation - you need to see your physician
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