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Doctor insights on: Sore Knee Joints And Elbow

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Dr. Stratos Christianakis
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Joints (Definition)

Joints are parts of the body, formed by the cartilage-covered ends of bones plus the strong, flexible ligaments that attach the bones to one another. Movements at the joints in the body allow the different parts of the body to move in ...Read more


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Elbow joints sore when lifting and knees sore when climbing stairs sometimes finger jpints also?

Elbow joints sore when lifting and knees sore when climbing stairs sometimes finger jpints also?

Arthritis: Is it worse in the morning or at the end of the day. How long has it been going on? Does simple analgesia help? Worth discussing with your doctor and discuss treatment options. ...Read more

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Skin around knee joints and elbow joints turn red and itchy after hot shower. Takes 30 min to 1 hrs to goes off.

Skin around knee joints and elbow joints turn red and itchy after hot shower. Takes 30 min to 1 hrs to goes off.

Uncertain - inflamma: This could be inflammation but the hot water increases the blood flow and increases the bloodless which appear red. This may be part of the reason but there is itching also need to consider some other diagnoses. People can even itch with water, or it could be a reaction to your soap. Itching can suggest a more systemic medical problem so you need to discuss this with your physician ...Read more

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Both my elbow joints and knee joints hurt. What could be the reason?

Both my elbow joints and knee joints hurt. What could be the reason?

Many causes: There are many possible causes. Are the joints swollen? The best approach is to have your doctor take a look. ...Read more

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I have pain in the left side of my body in my major joints, shoulder, elbow, hip and knee. Can you tell me why?

I have pain in the left side of my body in my major joints, shoulder, elbow, hip and knee. Can you tell me why?

See details: No one can tell you exactly why without being able to do a physical exam. See your doctor or a rheumatologist and find out why. ...Read more

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Does musterbation has anything with joint paint in elbows, knees, and hands. Because every time I do, I get paint in my joints?

Does musterbation has anything with joint paint in elbows, knees, and hands. Because every time I do, I get paint in my joints?

Possibly: Masturbation can increase sensation anywhere, even to the point of discomfort. It is not known to cause actual arthritis. Experiment with frequency, speed, lubrication. ...Read more

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My joints keep clicking and im a bit worried about how often it is, its not just one area it's all over but mostly knees, hips, elbows and fingers?

Joint clicking: Usually not a problem unless painful. Sometimes a vacuum phenomena causes this. Consider more adequate stretching. ...Read more

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Cracking aggravates my elbow and knees, when I turn, knee cracks and it even hurts just walking, minor pain. I thought cracking doesn't affect joints?

Cracking aggravates my elbow and knees, when I turn, knee cracks and it even hurts just walking, minor pain. I thought cracking doesn't affect joints?

It can: There are a number of causes of cracking with motion of a joint. One is known as chondromalacia, in which the normally smooth cartilage is abnormal and irregular, causing the surfaces to grind and pop as they glide over each other. The other cause is usually more soft tissue related, such as when a ligament or tendon abnormality causes the popping. Don't hesitate to be seen about it. ...Read more

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I have sore in my elbow pits and knee pits. Especially the sore gets worth when I bent my elbows and knees for a long period of time. What is that?

I have sore in my elbow pits and knee pits. Especially the sore gets worth when I bent my elbows and knees for a long period of time. What is that?

Tendinitis: You might be having tendinitis around the elbows and knees. If possible avoid excess pressure on the joints. You should also take ibuprofen and if pain persists, see your local doctor. ...Read more

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Are white fibrocartilage present in elbow and knee joints?

Are white fibrocartilage present in elbow and knee joints?

Cartilage: Hyaline cartilage, not fibrocartilage, is normally found in knee and elbow. ...Read more

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Been having serious joint (knee elbow)n back point? It's aches when it rains. I have knee prob from being in the army. What can I do or what's wrong?

Been having serious joint (knee elbow)n back point? It's aches when it rains. I have knee prob from being in the army. What can I do or what's wrong?

Early arthritis?: Arthritic joints are typically more painful in wet and cold weather. Morning stiffness is also a common symptom. Ice and anti-inflammatory medications are important treatments for early arthritis symptoms. Exersices which emphasize strenght and joint flexibility are benificial. See a board certified orthopaedic surgeon for evaluation and treatment. May need to rule out rheumatoid arthritis. ...Read more

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36 year old healthy female. Have had gutate psoriasis for 25 years. Starting to get back and joint pain (elbows, knees), stuff in the morning. Could these be related? Shall I see a Dr. Or is this me getting old?

36 year old healthy female. Have had gutate psoriasis for 25 years. Starting to get back and joint pain (elbows, knees), stuff in the morning. Could these be related? Shall I see a Dr. Or is this me getting old?

See a dermatologist: Guttate psoriasis usually clears in a few WEEKS. Do you have plaque psoriasis or erythrodermic psoriasis or pustular psoriasis? Do you have psoriasis??? You may have psoriatic arthritis. Do you have nail changes? Clearly you need a dermatologist or a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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My 11 year old daughter has a rash breaking out on her joints. Ankles, knees and elbows?

My 11 year old daughter has a rash breaking out on her joints. Ankles, knees and elbows?

New rash: Rash over joints is hard to diagnose without a visual or more information. If you call in for a consult I would be glad to look at it. Does she had swelling or pain in these joints? Is the skin thickened in these area? Has she had this rash ever before? What is new in her environment? These are all important to know to even guess what could be. ...Read more

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I'm 22 and experiencing slowly increasing joint pain. Originally just the knees; now hands, wrists, elbows, shoulders, etc. Worst @ night & morning.

I'm 22 and experiencing slowly increasing joint pain. Originally just the knees; now hands, wrists, elbows, shoulders, etc. Worst @ night & morning.

Seek medical: Attention. It sounds like you have inflammatory arthritis and need to consult a Rheumatologist. Especially if there is swelling or redness. ...Read more

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Is there anything I can do to keep my joints (elbows, knees) from feeling achy when lifting weights?

Is there anything I can do to keep my joints (elbows, knees) from feeling achy when lifting weights?

Stretch, warm up: Just common sense things like good stretching beforehand (although there's not good data that stretching provides performance benefit in weight lifting), and not starting with your max weights. If you're joints are aching after every lift session, it's your body's way of telling you you're either lifting too much, too frequently or both. ...Read more

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My joints have excruciating pain. When I bend my knees and elbows it is more intense. My RA test is fine.

Get it checked out: There are many other causes of joint pain besides rheumatoid arthritis. And not everyone with RA has a positive test. If this pain is persisting you need further evaluation. You may need to see a rheumatologis to find out what is causing your pain. Diagnosis of some types of arthritis takes time and repeated lab tests. ...Read more

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Cracking in joints, first knees, now also elbows, wrists, shoulders.). X-ray OK. What is the cause, can it be fixed, what is prediction for future?

Cracking in joints, first knees, now also elbows, wrists, shoulders.). X-ray OK. What is the cause, can it be fixed, what is prediction for future?

Not a problem: Cracking or popping sounds and sensations in joints is not a problem. The joints all produce small gas bubbles that cause this. Pain associated with this may be cause for a visit to your doctor. There are no future predictive issues with this, it does not mean you with develop arthritis at a greater chance than someone without these symptoms. ...Read more

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I have tmj, runner knees, and tennis elbow. Is there any joint problem or disorder cause all this?

I have tmj, runner knees, and tennis elbow. Is there any joint problem or disorder cause all this?

Possibly: Knee and elbow symptoms are typically overuse and/or damage/injury related. Are you a tennis player and runner historically? TMD is most often muscle, ligament, clenching, grinding related, but there can be a bone component as well as a bite issue. All three could be affected by a degenerative joint disease, but I would not be quick to lump them together. Seek Tx separately. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a cough and sore thought and have now got a bad rash on my knees, elbows, ancles and hands. Could you please help?

Rash: See your doctor. There are a number of rashes that are associated with a bacterial or viral infection. The rash needs to be seen for a diagnosis to be made. ...Read more

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I have sore pain of the back of my elbows and knees. Pain occurs after I bend my elbows or knees and it lasts all day. What could it be?

I have sore pain of the back of my elbows and knees. Pain occurs after I bend my elbows or knees and it lasts all day. What could it be?

Tendonitis/Bursitis: You are very young for such pain and thus a thorough evaluation by Rheumatology or Sports Medicine MD is in order. Typically we see these types of conditions in athletes & those who exercise intensely.Elbow pain always makes one think of a possible repetitive strain scenario though arth/bursitis is possible. For the knee there are several possibilities i.e.hamstring spasm or patellofemoral syndrome. ...Read more

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I got joint pain. Mostly at fingers, wrist, elbow, knee. What is it?

I got joint pain. Mostly at fingers, wrist, elbow, knee. What is it?

Possible Arthritis: You are describing joint pain, that may be the result of arthritis. You can get checked by your physician. ...Read more