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what is the best treatment for morning stiffness

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience 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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Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Determine the cause: One needs to determine and treat the underlying cause. You did not mention an underlying chronic illnesses such as arthritis. Are any present?
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
21 years experience Rheumatology
See below: You need to find out what is causing these symptoms in order to best treat whether it is osteoarthritis or something inflammatory such as rheumatoid a ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Wells
42 years experience Rheumatology
Morning stiffness: We all have stiffness in the mornings. However, morning stiffness that is clinically significant and relevant is stiffness that last more than 30 min ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
Unusual but can ...: Unusual, since stiffness usually precedes overt pain. But I have seen this many times.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ramachandran Srinivasan
52 years experience Rheumatology
Morning stiffness : One is not supposed to get morning stiffness . Morning stiffness based on whether whole body or certain regions of the body warrants further evaluatio ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
27 years experience Pain Management
Maybe: Fibromyalgia is a distinctive syndrome which can be diagnosed with clinical precision. To be diagnosed you must have: history of widespread pain has b ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
36 years experience Pediatrics
See your doctor.: Your symptoms could have a variety of causes, ranging from arthritis to nerve compression to a slipped disc in your back. Please see your doctor to d ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
48 years experience Rheumatology
Many causes: There are many causes for morning stiffness, most of which can be diagnosed by a rheumatologist.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
It depends: There are several subtypes of juvenile inflammatory arthritis. Some can cause significantly joint damage if untreated and others won't.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Swelling: This can be just a little in the tissues and after you are up and about the use of the joints and soft tissues mobilize the swelling and decrease it l ... Read More
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