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What causes joint pain and stiffness?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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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.

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A 44-year-old member asked:

What can I do to address my joint pain and stiffness?

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Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 31 years experience
Find out why.: Could be an arthrititiy or other muskuloskeletal condition. Any other symptoms. Fever/chills, skin abnormalities etc.?Which joints? All or just one area of body. Was there any trauma or have you exercised for first time in a while. If it persists, see a physician.
A 29-year-old member asked:

I have joint pain and stiffness in my finger. What can be causing this?

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Dr. Ricardo Madrid
Neurology 54 years experience
Orthop: You need to provide more information to your orthopedic surgeon who upon examination can elucidate the specific cause in your case.
A 30-year-old member asked:

What causes severe joint pain and stiffness?

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Dr. Chittur Ananthakrishnan
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 54 years experience
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.
A 29-year-old member asked:

I have achy joint pain and stiffness all the time, what could be the cause?

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Dr. Sheeja Francis
Rheumatology 20 years experience
Depends: Could be any number of causes. It is best to see your primary care for evaluation.
A 42-year-old member asked:

What could cause sudden severe joint pain and stiffness?

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Dr. Chittur Ananthakrishnan
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 54 years experience
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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