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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Mandel
39 years experience General Practice
Complete exam!: Your joint pain could be from many causes including inflammation from an infection, rheumatoid arthritis, gout, strains, and sprains. You should have ... Read More

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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Not in the way you: think. Often lower extremity findings have lower back. hip involvement. As in anything, strains can travel downstream and affect things indirectly due ... Read More
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Dr. Douglas Chang
20 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Sciatica?: In my experience, "SI joint" and "Piriformis" syndromes are commonly over-diagnosed by mistake. Instead, I do see a lot of cases of sciatica from de ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Choueka
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Several causes: Assuming there is no injury, most common cause of thumb pain is a trigger finger usually associated with a snapping sensation or loss of motion. Carpa ... Read More
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Arthritis of the : Base of the thumb they call it mc joint. Check it out good luck.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Behram Dalal
30 years experience Dentistry
Could be a: Pinched nerve. Best to see a neurologist or orthopedist for an evaluation. Hope this helps.
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A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Greg Hinson
26 years experience Family Medicine
Hard to say...: Maybe it's one of the nerves that passes by the elbow.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keith Baldwin
14 years experience Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
Maybe..: There is an entity known as arthritis associated with inflammatory bowel disease but its relatively rare. If the joint pain or abdominal pain are seve ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience Podiatry
Neuropathic pain: Sounds like it could be a pinched or compressed nerve that occurs when walking or applying a certain type of movement. Try supportive footwear and if ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Tressler
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Arthritis: Lupus is a cause of inflammatory arthritis. Arthritis in the thumbs can be positional and activity related, so certain things can cause sharp, interm ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Cooperman
45 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Possibly: All those symptoms could be from bruxing. There are nerve reflexes in the jaw area that could cause all of those issues. You still need to have the te ... Read More
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