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Sore Knee Joints And Elbow
My knee gets a swollen bit that I can sorta move near the top of it if bent too much, elbows get sore often & I'm "double jointed." do my joints suck?
Evaluation: I would suggest evaluation by a physician and possibly undergoing laboratory tests and x-rays. ...Read more
I have had sore neck shoulders and sore elbow knee and wrist joints and sore across the top of my chest any idea?
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
Many causes: There are many possible causes. Are the joints swollen? The best approach is to have your doctor take a look. ...Read more
My ankle, knee, and elbow is swelling at the joints. The pain is excruciating. What could this be?
Is it common to develop joint pains in the ankles, knees, and elbows after taking statins for 2 years or more?
Not common: But possible.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
Does musterbation has anything with joint paint in elbows, knees, and hands. Because every time I do, I get paint in my joints?
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
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
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?
Joints such as elbow, shouldeer and knee contains considerable amount of cartilage and dense connective tissue. How does this explain the fact that jo?
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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?
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
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
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
In 4mo, bursa in 4 dif joints burst (L knee x1 L elbow x2, R elbow x1, R ankle 1x). 3 of these in past 3 days. No dx. Don't know what to do next.
I'm 22 and experiencing slowly increasing joint pain. Originally just the knees; now hands, wrists, elbows, shoulders, etc. Worst @ night & morning.
Joints such as the elbow, shoulder, and knee contain considerable amounts of carilage and dense connective tissue so why are the injuries slow to heal?
See below: The repair process occurs at the molecular level thus it takes a well to heal a large amount of tissue. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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
My joints lock up quite often in my elbows, knees, hips, wrist, and ankles, my doctors have seen nothing wrong with me, what shoild I do?
Rheumatologist.: See a rheumatologist. Rheumatologic conditions can cause discomfort in multiple joints in the body. ...Read more
Joints such as the elbow, shoulder, and knee contains considerable amount of cartilage and dense connective tissue. Explain how joint injuries heal.
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