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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
30 years experience in Cardiac Electrophysiology
Many possibilities. : Nearly 700 of them, in fact! please read this: http://www.Rightdiagnosis.Com/symptoms/stiffness/common.Htm.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience in Pain Management
Inflammation: Joint stillness and pain are caused by inflammation.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Pollard
20 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Symptoms on 1 side: Anytime symptoms are involving 1 whole side of the body (particularly numbness or weakness), a neurological evaluation is warranted (and urgently - if ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience in Rheumatology
Etiology : Morning stiffness can be done to a variety of causes from arthritis, fibromyalgia, connective tissue diseases, pmr, etc. The point is that there can b ... Read More
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A 65-year-old member asked:
Dr. Haleh Agdassi
25 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Stretch!: If stiffness is due to muscle tightness/imbalance a good stretching program can be helpful. Be mindful of your posture in both sitting and standing. I ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
47 years experience in Rheumatology
Many causes: There are many causes for morning stiffness, most of which can be diagnosed by a rheumatologist.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
47 years experience in Rheumatology
Good question: Inflammatory arthritis is often though of first, but even poor sleep can cause morning stiffness.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Too many to list: There are over 100 different types of arthritis or soft tissue causes for your pain. Have a rheumatologist evaluate the issue.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
See details: Then see your primary care or a rheumatologist and have the issue evaluated.
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience in Rheumatology
Need evaluation: The clinical evaluation is important here. The joint and the tingling could be together so please get this evaluated. The tingling could be neuro ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
33 years experience in Neurology
Okay, I'll play: I'll see your dizziness rubbery legs, neck and back stiffness and raise you fever nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. Seriously, you must think doctors hav ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chittur Ananthakrishnan
53 years experience in Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Multiple: Joint pain onset of a sudden onset is very unusual and rare. The causes can vary from an injury to various causes like arthritis infection.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chittur Ananthakrishnan
53 years experience in Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Probably nothing: We all get pain creaking of joints without any significant pathology; would seek help if symptoms persisit.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Tuckman
22 years experience in Hand Surgery
Movment: Try over the counter anti inflamatory medications like advil or aleve (naproxen). You should keep the joints supple by moving them as much as possible ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Waskowitz
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Arthritis or disc: If symptoms are not abating or if progressing you should be evaluated with exam and studies.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience in Podiatry
Not always: Depending on the cause of the ankle stiffness, motion might help to remove some of the stiffness.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience in Rheumatology
Not likely: You may have fibromyalgia. You need to discuss this with your physician and possibly see a rheumatologist. This is unlikely to be Lyme disease b ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Doctor can evaluate: Pain, swelling, and stiffness in the arms and legs can be due to many things, so a doctor should evaluate. If a person was fine before, then the new s ... Read More
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A 68-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
17 years experience in LASIK Surgery
Osteoarthritis: Your description sounds like osteoarthritis. You can try over the counter meds for relief but if no improvement, go see your regular doctor.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
See doc.: If you can't bend it you should see a doc to prevent lifelong loss of function. A fracture through the joint can heal improperly and cause permanent ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Reid Holtzclaw-swan
24 years experience in Internal Medicine
Juvenile arthritis?: It may be an inflammatory process. Please see your primary care provider for an evaluation.
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joe Littlejohn
25 years experience in Urology
Hematospermia : The hematospermia is unlikely related to the joint pain. It generally is a self-limited problem warranting urologic evaluation in those with recurrent ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Villa
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: While any concerns during pregnancy should be discussed with your ob/gyn physician, many women complain of joint discomfort and stiffness in the last ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
See your Family Doc.: For such generalized symptoms, 2 causes that come to mind immediately are a bleeding disorder resulting in bleeding in various areas of the body; or c ... Read More
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