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accutane and permanent joint back pain

A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Torrente
21 years experience Family Medicine
Usually no.: Accutane is a very powerful medication with significant side effects including joint pain. Once you stop the accutane, the joint pains, in your case b ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
28 years experience Dermatology
In my 20 year : experience, all joint pains are resolved after stopping medication. If blood work severely abnormal during course then Accutane would be discontinued
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: First of all, i would not assume the back pain is related to Accutane but there have been cases of back issues (hyperostosis) related to its use. Have ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Douglas Mund
45 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: While most cases of as start in the lower spine it may first be noted in the cervical area. This is especially true in psoriatic spondylitis. Make sur ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Arthritis is possibl: You need to see a rheumatologist and get an evaluation. This could be a type of arthritis. It needs clarification.
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
A long time can occu: techniques to help myofascial pain includes rest, and exercise. Local massage may also be helpful. This is a long-term program it will come and go and ... Read More
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A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: You should let your doctor know you are having pain. He/she can examine you and possibly run tests to find out the cause.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
I would see an : Orthopedist. One would want to rule out a radiculopathy of the back that could be causing the numb toes. While there, the knee can be addressed. The m ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julia Sanchez
16 years experience Pain Management
Depends on MRI: It depends on what the findings on MRI where. Usually arthritis (or hypertrophy of the facet joints) can cause back pain that could radiate to the but ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clive Segil
57 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Exercises: Core strengthening.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Brand
Specializes in Family Medicine
No: Acne is a localized skin disease and does nor affect joints.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Pinched nerve, slipp: You need an evaluation to be given a diagnosis. This could be slippage or a tumor, or a fracture, or a disc, Sicne this type of pain persists you sh ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Howard Feinberg
36 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Muscle pain and sometimes even muscle breakdown ( rhabdomyalysis) is a rare complication of colchicine. It is more likely if you were on a high dose ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexandre De Moura
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Doubt it: I have my doubts with laser type treatments. I would recommend conservative treatment and a formal work up by a spinal specialist.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Unrelated: The hip/low back and the shoulder/neck problems are 2 unrelated conditions. The only possible relation would be if you have degeneration (aging chang ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
25 years experience Internal Medicine
It: Can. This can lead to gait issues which could also lead to the muscle and nerve pain. Physical therapy would help this issue. Talk to your doctor
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
47 years experience Family Medicine
Many possibilities: The list of possibilities is long. Your best course of action is to see your DR, get an exam, and other testing if necessary. Then you will get a co ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
Specializes in Family Medicine
Because Zapain is: a proprietary medication available primarily in the U.K., I am assuming that, unless you were just visiting, you live in the U.K. Constant pain, new ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Angela Walker
41 years experience Addiction Medicine
Joint Injury: If referring to the back injury as a joint injury; the spine of the back has many joints because of vertebra that are involved in movement. You mentio ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Why the wait? : Obesity, exerting pressure on your back and lower limbs joints, with nerves affected too, knee pain could be originating from your hips, and the shoot ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
59 years experience Pain Management
Unstable neck and ba: The neck and back pain is from instability associated with bad ligaments in the neck and back. The pancreatitis could be the back itself giving the pa ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Warren Strudwick
29 years experience Sports Medicine
Dislocation?: Where is it popped out? One of the most common injuries to the shoulde is a disclocation of the joint where the collar bone joins the shoulder. It's ... Read More
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
See OFP Specialist: The Orofacial Pain specialists provide diagnosis and conservative treatment of facial pain, night bruxism and TMJ. They are the experts in this field. ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Brooks
18 years experience Neurosurgery
Joint/Back pain: You have a difficult problem because of your history. You should seek the advice of a qualified physiatrist who specializes in spine care. Preferentia ... Read More
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