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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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Body aches and pains and joint pain. Depression. Is this stress or something else?

Body aches and pains and joint pain. Depression. Is this stress or something else?

Unclear: The symptoms could be due to multiple conditions. Meet with your primary care physician to check for medical issues (lyme disease, arthritis, lupus to name a few that come to mind). Rule things out and consider psychotherapy if medical conditions are not the issue. ...Read more

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I am finding stretching is helping my muscle / joint pain & aches. As well as some fatigue — what is the link to that? Why does stretching help

I am finding stretching is helping my muscle / joint pain & aches. As well as some fatigue — what is the link to that? Why does stretching help

Stretching is : Stretching is exercise and warms you up! Consider that your ligaments & tendons are 1 /10 saturated fat. Stretching warms up this fat by increasing blood flow. This liquefies fats. You move with less pain, & more important, less chance of injury! ...Read more

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I have sore joint pain even feet get sore. Bruising bad.?

I have sore joint pain even feet get sore. Bruising bad.?

Bruising: Excessive bruising without injury may indicate a bleeding disorder or liver problems you should seek medical attention soon to rule out serious life threatening complications. ...Read more

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My husband has lung sarcoidosis and he sems to be having a lot of muscle aches and joint pain could that be from the sarcoidosis?

My husband has lung sarcoidosis and he sems to be having a lot of muscle aches and joint pain could that be from the sarcoidosis?

Yes: Sarcoidosis is an auto-immune disorder where the body reacts to itself. It can affect any part of the body.
Muscle & joint pains can occur & further tests for lupus, rheumatoid arthritis & polymyalgia rheumatic (pmr) are recommended. Consult a rheumatologist.
He should also have a pulmonary & cardiology consultation. ...Read more

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I'm only eighteen but i constantly have acute head ache. I can't sleep at night. I also have sudden joint pain which lasts for a short time. Why?

I'm only eighteen but i constantly have acute head ache. I can't sleep at night. I also have sudden joint pain which lasts for a short time.
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See MD: See your family MD for evaluation and referrals as needed. You are describing a complex of problems which all need to be evaluated and diagnosed. Treatment may be individual or combined. Go see the experts. Best of Luck. Don't wait! ...Read more

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I've had a dull ache in both legs for 6 days now. It gets worse as the day progresses. It starts at my lower back and goes down. Also, have joint pain.

Time to be checked: General rule of thumb — any unusual symptoms lasting a week that are worsening should be seen by MD. If on any medications review their side effect potential. If you are a runner, you may have some muscle fatigue. Drink plenty of water and take a break from exercise at this point. If the joint that hurts swells or has redness during pain episode you MUST see an MD soon. ...Read more

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I had a 25mg Haldol (haloperidol) depot test dose on Monday. I have intense muscle cramps, aches and joint pain. Will this ease?

I had a 25mg Haldol (haloperidol) depot test dose on Monday. I have intense muscle cramps, aches and joint pain. Will this ease?

It might: Hopefully you've been on oral haloperidol before this test dose and it helped your condition. Talk with your doctor about your symptoms as there are meds which can minimize your symptoms. ...Read more

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Hi there what would cause your body have muscle aches and joint pain feels like muscles aren't repairing from gym the traps and neck shoulder sore?

Overtraining : 41 year old gentleman with aches and pains from gym. Allow yourself done time to heal from the gym and step back from the intensity until you find a comfortable range your body can handle. Exertional rhabdomyolysis is a serious condition caused by over exertion. Myalgias can also be caused by acute inflammatory disorders, medications, myosotis, and other maladies. Please see your MD for full exam ...Read more

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I'm a35 yr old woman with 4 children I work out daily doing boot camp for over 6 months my body is constantly aching muscle and joint pain why tnx?

I'm a35 yr old woman with 4 children I work out daily doing boot camp for over 6 months my body is constantly aching muscle and joint pain why tnx?

@Ur age U could-: — have an arthritic process going on. C Ur PCP & B evaluated. Some labs & a physical examination many B worth Ur time. Some autoimmune diseases present with muscle & joint aching. If U can, C a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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+ana of 1:320. Now 1:640 with distinct flares of joint pain, exhaustion, muscle aches, chest pain. Photosensitive, sicca. Complete workup neg. Common in ctds?

+ana of 1:320. Now 1:640 with distinct flares of joint pain, exhaustion, muscle aches, chest pain. Photosensitive, sicca. Complete workup neg. Common in ctds?

Uncertain : Even though you say that workup is negative, some laboratories don't get it right. Ask your rheumatologist what else can be done to evaluate the situation. ...Read more

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Is there an autoimmune disease that gives you stomach aches, bloaty stomach and joint pain in a child? If so please list them

Is there an autoimmune disease that gives you stomach aches, bloaty stomach and joint pain in a child? If so please list them

Autoimmune disease: Classic worry is juvenile rheumatoid arthritis although other autoimmune issues can arise in children, though much less frequently than adults. It could also be a food intolerance or even a food allergy.... Discuss at length with your pediatrician. ...Read more

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Could influenza cause joint pain and, more specifically, pain in a single joint? I woke up with normal flu symptoms and aching right ankle.

Could influenza cause joint pain and, more specifically, pain in a single joint? I woke up with normal flu symptoms and aching right ankle.

Possible: Common flu symptoms include fever, headache, body aches, joint pain etc. When the symptoms initially develop it may be possible to feel pain in a single joint. If the pain is due to flu the pain my progress to other joints. ...Read more

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Have lupus. Bad fatigue, malaise, joint pain, aches for 1 week. All Normal Labs. My Rheumatoligist doesn't think lupus flare. Can I assume virus?

Have lupus. Bad fatigue, malaise, joint pain, aches for 1 week. All Normal Labs. My Rheumatoligist doesn't think lupus flare. Can I assume virus?

?viral: After a week of prodromal like symptoms, I would expect common viral infections to declare themselves with noticeable signs and symptoms like sore throat, cough, rash, diarrhea, etc. Absent such signs and lack of fever, your symptoms are nondiagnostic and treatment would be symptomatic with rest, adequate fluid intake and Tylenol as needed. If symptoms persist or worsen, reconsult your rheumatologis ...Read more

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40 yof sud onset of severe joint pain. Every joint in my body. Constant ache, occ throbbing. No othr sympt ex fatigue. No spider or tic bites. Ideas?

40 yof sud onset of severe joint pain.  Every joint in my body. Constant ache, occ throbbing. No othr sympt ex fatigue. No spider or tic bites. Ideas?

Joint pain: Arthralgia is the medical term for painful joints. Although, there is no or little perceived swelling, it does not mean there is no inflammation going on. I think you need to have inflammatory causes ruled out such as rheumatoid arthritis, etc. You will need to see a doc for history and physical and work up. ...Read more

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I do not remember any trauma or any reason why I have severe shoulder joint pain only in my right arm, my shoulder aches even in a resting position! ?

I do not remember any trauma or any reason why I have severe shoulder joint pain only in my right arm, my shoulder aches even in a resting position! 
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Bursitis first choic: There can be many reasons for a painful shoulder and trauma is only one. It can occur spontaneously, be related to daily duties and activity, be due to bursitis, tendonitis, arthritis, torn structues, swelling, etc your evalaution will help clarify this. ...Read more

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I have hip joint pain, my knees ache and I wake up with a sore back every morning. What can this be?

I have hip joint pain, my knees ache and I wake up with a sore back every morning. What can this be?

See a rheumatologist: Numerous joints hurting at once sounds like a systemic problem. I recommend you see a rheumatologist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Sore back left side of neck, should I worry? Is it just joint pain I do have anxiety and depression could it be just from that?

Neck pain: Neck pain at your young age is commonly from tension and stress. Certainly other potential causes exist as well, and you should see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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I have swelling in right side of my head that aches when it is pressed, i suffer from bad headaches, neck pain, joint pain with nausea n morning stifness?

I have swelling in right side of my head that aches when it is pressed, i suffer from bad headaches, neck pain, joint pain with nausea n morning stifness?

Neck swelling: If have swelling follow up with doctor.is swelling neck or actual head.may be lymph node if neck or other mass needs follow up,same with head. Could also be autoimmune disease or infection F/U with doctor within 24-48 hours, sooner if fever. . ...Read more

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My step-. Father has been suffering fot the last year with muscle aches and pain along with severe joint pain. He has also developed severe shaking in his left arm. I have noticed that he also seems to have delayed reaction time. He has severe lower ba

My step-. Father has been suffering fot the last year with muscle aches and pain along with severe joint pain. He has also developed severe shaking in his left arm.  I have noticed that he also seems to have delayed reaction time. He has severe lower ba

See two doctors: Your family doctor can do most of the muscle aches and joint pain tests, but with the bradykinesia (slow reaction time) and tremor he'll probably want him to see a neurologist about parkinsonism. ...Read more

Dr. Richard Levin
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