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what is the deal with statin drugs and artificial joints?

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Dr. Mark Stern
Cardiology 46 years experience
No deal that I know : No connection that I am aware of.

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What else could cause joint inflammation?

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I don't have osteoarthritis yet, but I feel a little stiff in my joints sometimes. What can I do to keep this from turning into osteoarthritis?

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MD or DO, OT: Experienced rheumatologists, orthopedic surgeons, or physical medicine doctors can provide exam and say what is best to do or avoid. Occupational therapists can help with workouts. A person could seek a referral to a registered dietitian to ensure adequate nourishment daily. Please see my health guides to food and to fitness/exercise also.
A 21-year-old member asked:

Why are ear symptoms associated with tm joint disorders?

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Referred symptoms: The TMJ (temporomandibular joint - jaw joint) is right in front of the ear canal. Pain in the joint can be referred to the ear (similar to pain from a heart attack being referred to the left arm). Popping or grinding noises in the joint can sound like they are from the ear.
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Does carpal tunnel syndrome effect other joints than the wrist?

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Tarsal tunnel: There is a similar condition called tarsal tunnel syndrome in the foot. There the posterior tibial nerve (running behind the leg and ankle) is compressed. In extreme cases, surgery is indicated.
A 21-year-old member asked:

Can gout cause swelling to the joints?

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Dr. Vasu Brown
Integrative Medicine 34 years experience
Yes: Yes gout can cause swelling to the joints.

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