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can herpes cause joint pain

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Dr. Kenneth Merriman
46 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes : The most common would be osteoarthritis.

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Merriman
46 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Many things: Really need more specifics to give any better answer.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: There are literally over one hundred causes of joint pain. The best advice I can give you is to see a rheumatologist and then you will have your answe ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Tomasello
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
See below See below: Excessive alcohol use can lead to a disease called avascular necrosis of the bone. This usually affects the joints such as the hip , knee and shoulder ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. April Chang-Miller
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Yes: Joint pain can be caused by viral infections. Parvovirus is a virus that causes several illnesses, including fifth disease — a common childhood ailmen ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Angus Worthing
17 years experience Internal Medicine
4 kinds: Degeneration (osteoarthritis) or injuries, autoimmune disease like rheumatoid arthritis and psoriatic arthritis, infections like lyme and parvovirus, ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Vitelli
54 years experience Psychiatry
Not a major issue: While there are many side effects listed ( all possible side effects must be listed whether they were caused by the medication or not) there is little ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Herpes simplex: You can have herpes esophagitis, particularly if your are immunosuppressed. That is not uncommon in late stage hiv/aids and that can cause substernal ... Read More
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Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience Pediatrics
ZITHROMAX: It is antibiotic and does not cause joint pains.
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
No.: People may experience joint pain while on the drug, but it does not cause joint pain. Remember why you are taking it. Sinusitis? Cold? Many types of ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Not generally: Shingles can be mistaken for siatica.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Unlikely.: I have no idea what you mean by loose legs. If you are talking about weakness, it is an unlikely cause. Also joint pain without inflammation would be ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christie Lehman
15 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Possibly: Meniscal pain is typically sharp and severe. Also brought on with squatting or twisting. Burning is typically a descriptor i associate with nerve ir ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joel Cooperman
45 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Inflamation: Over use, misude, minor injury, metabolic dx. Any of these could cause jt. Pain.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Absolutely. The L5 nerve root, which makes up part of the sciatic nerve, runs right over the sacroiliac joint. So the inflamed SI joint can cause inf ... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Flareup: Yes, psoriatic arthritis can cause severe joint pain and fever. See your rheumatologist for treatment.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Katz
Dr. Ira Katz answered
23 years experience Endocrinology
Yes: Untreated (or under treated) hypothyroidism can effect essentially the whole body. Joint paints, stiffness, achiness and even some swelling can occur ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Faryal Ghaffar
29 years experience Pediatrics
Joint pain: Arthritis is inflammation of joint. Pain is from inflammation/fluid (secondary to inflammation) arthritis is inflammation/edema of joint.
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Dr. Ivy Fisher
43 years experience Pediatrics
Cold and joint pain: Often, cold weather can cause joints to swell and hurt. This can happen with arthritis history. Also, normal people often get the swelling and joint ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Arthritis : Arthritis would be my first choice. It is inflammation but not always pain. But you can have swelling, and redness without pain. Caution just because ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Cherullo
23 years experience Urology
Unusual: Acute or classic genital herpes should not cause isolated testis discomfort. Herpetic neuralgia can cause neuropathy and a host of symptoms. Urologi ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Not very many: Hand pain is highly unlikely to be related to meds. If you can list the meds that concern you then you can receive a more specific answer.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Southerland
37 years experience Podiatry
Many things: Swollen ankles with "joint pain" may be due to several forms of arthritis. Most commonly degenerative joint disease (DJD) or osteoarthritis. However ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: It can cause flu-like symptoms are some muscle aching but no true joint pain.

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