Doctor Q&A for Dr. Martin Morell

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
29 years experience Rheumatology
Joint pain: When in flare, lupus may cause non-destructive arthritis, but joints shouldn't hurt if you are treated for the SLE properly.
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
29 years experience Rheumatology
Antibodies: Rituximab targets your B lymphocytes, some of these are in charge of producing antibodies. Perhaps the treatment is interfering somewhat with your ant ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
29 years experience Rheumatology
Dizzy : Small otoliths in your 3 semicircular canals are responsible, check for the Epley's maneuver.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
29 years experience Rheumatology
SLE: During stable, treated Lupus should not be occurring.
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
29 years experience Rheumatology
Fatigue: No, check for vitamin D deficiency, thyroid hormone levels and anemia.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
29 years experience Rheumatology
Rods and cones: These are the receptors in the eye that detect light. Rods are more abundant in the eye, and are more sensitive to light, but nor color, your cones se ... Read More
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
29 years experience Rheumatology
Perhaps: two things going on, carpal tunnel or left hand medial nerve entrapment, or the other possibilities include cervical ( neck) nerve entrapment (radicul ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
29 years experience Rheumatology
Coccyx : pain suggests back, if pain in groin could be labrum tear only picked up with MRI.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
29 years experience Rheumatology
Must: Keep in mind nature of injury as there are meniscus inside the knee that might have gotten crushed. Rest, ice and elevation always good, persistent th ... Read More
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