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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Yes: Lack of sleep increases inflammation and can, indeed, trigger a lupus flare-up. Try to get back to proper sleeping asap and ask your doctor for help i ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
43 years experience Family Medicine
Cortisone shot: The answer is no. While taking cortisone orally (e.g., prednisone) could indeed predispose to a yeast infection, injecting it into a single joint affe ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Local anesthesia is safe at any stage of pregnancy but you have to speak to to your OB doctor before any procedure
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Einbecker
35 years experience Hand Surgery
Yes: Anti-inflamatories such as ibuprophen, naproxen, are useful for both problems. Glucosameine type products will not help trigger finger.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Minor surgery: This is relatively minor surgery that does not involve the joint as long as it is not an advanced or comicated case. It involves releasing a band like ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: No they do not.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
30 years experience Family Medicine
Pain &/or deformity: Any persistent pain or deformity after an injury should be checked by your family doctor or orthopedist. Also, any diminishment of function would also ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
47 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Yes, its called reflex sympathetic dystrophy.
A male asked:
Dr. Nayana Trivedi
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Osteoarthritis: I assume you must be above 50 years of age. There is more tendency to develop Osteoarthritis or Degenerative Joint Disease as we age. Stiffness in the ... Read More

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