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Pain in knee joint and back.

Pain in knee joint and back.

Check out this link.: If it gets worse, see your dr and consider getting an xray to check for arthritis. Take care! http://www.Webmd.Com/pain-management/knee-pain/. ...Read more

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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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Joint pain in my toes?

Joint pain in my toes?

Shoes or disease: Pain in multiple toes on both feet usually indicates there is a global problem. Shoes may be ill-fit causing pressure and deformity of the toes/joints. A systemic disease like rheumatoid arthritis can also cause trouble like this. You need to be evaluated by an orthopedic or podiatric foot specialist to determine the cause as well as treatment. ...Read more

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Is arthritis pain felt only in joints? My mid arm aches

Is arthritis  pain felt only in joints? My  mid arm aches

Arthritis: By definition, arthritis is a condition that affects joints only. There can be other symptoms associated with arthritis such as referred pain, swelling, and warmth, but the term "arthritis" is for joints. ...Read more

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Inflation in knee joints, pain in right ankle, wbc 24000, staphylococcus aureus in blood culture. back pain also, pain in neck back.

Inflation in knee joints, pain in right ankle, wbc 24000, staphylococcus aureus in blood culture. back pain also, pain in neck back.

Explanation : You have serous condition what call sepsis and arthritis -knee and ankle, with blood abnormallities typical with this condition. I hope you already started appropriate treatment with antibiotics. Your doctor should explain this to you. ...Read more

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Pain in my knees?

Pain in my knees?

Many possibilities: Knee pain can be due to many things such as gout, infection, inflammation of the bursa, or due to tendon, cartilage, or bone abnormalities. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Extreme pain in left hip joint.No comfortable position.

Orthopedic eval: I would visit an orthopedic doctor and consider doing so sooner rather than later. Taking pain meds to cover pain should come after knowing the cause of the problem. ...Read more

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Can si joint problem cause pain in calf? sharp pain over left SI joint plus a bit in hip but also have stabbing pain in calf had MRI and spine is fine

Can si joint problem cause pain in calf? sharp pain over left SI joint plus a bit in hip but also have stabbing pain in calf had MRI and spine is fine

SI jnt pain not calf: SI joint pain refers to low back primarily, but can radiate to upper buttock, posterior, lateral,thigh, and occasionally to groin. Calf pain is not related to SI dysfunction. Visit a PMR doctor or orthopedist for an evaluation to determine the cause of your pain, and start a treatment program ...Read more

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Causes of some minor pain and aching in hip joint and upper thigh discomfort after total hip joint replacement?

Causes of some minor pain and aching in hip joint and upper thigh discomfort after total hip joint replacement?

Depends: Thigh pain in the front is usually from scar tissue from the hip joint tightening up from sitting too much. Stretching the hip and quad can help. Pain in the upper thigh behind the hip is usually from sciatic nerve irritation in the lumbar spine, or infrequently from scarring at the surgery site. I would ask your orthopaedic surgeon. ...Read more

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Ii have excrutiating joint pain in my finger joints, and knee joints. Could this be from fibromyalgia?

Ii have excrutiating joint pain in my finger joints, and knee joints. Could this be from fibromyalgia?

Unlikely : Most commonly joint pain is related to some type of arthritis. Evaluation by a rheumatologist can help elucidate which type of arthritis is present. ...Read more

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Joint pain and stiffness in last trimester. Normal?

Joint pain and stiffness in last trimester. Normal?

Yes: While any concerns during pregnancy should be discussed with your ob/gyn physician, many women complain of joint discomfort and stiffness in the last several weeks of pregnancy. Fluid retention is the usual cause of this phenomenon, although other medical conditions may cause similar symptoms. ...Read more

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Crackling in ears,pressure in ears, pain around & deep in ears, headaches,tenderness under ears near bottom jaw joint, neck aches shoulder aches.Tmj?

Crackling in ears,pressure in ears, pain around & deep in ears, headaches,tenderness under ears near bottom jaw joint, neck aches shoulder aches.Tmj?

Typical TMJ symptoms: Temporo-mandibular syndrome is the second most frequent cause of orofacial pain after dental pain. Headache, pressure in ears, earache, sinus pain, neck pain and jaw pain are the common symptoms. Proper diagnosis is the key to successful treatment. See Orofacial Pain practitioner for a consultation and treatment options. ...Read more

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Hi I have Si joint pain or piriformis,sharp pain in back, stabbing pain in thigh and calf it doesn't travel. now stabbing pain in front ankle,related?

Hi I have Si joint pain or piriformis,sharp pain in back, stabbing pain in thigh and calf it doesn't travel. now stabbing pain in front ankle,related?

Sciatica?: In my experience, "SI joint" and "Piriformis" syndromes are commonly over-diagnosed by mistake. Instead, I do see a lot of cases of sciatica from degenerate discs and pinched nerves in the lumbar spine. From your description, I wonder if you might have a pinched L5 nerve in your lumbar spine. http://www.spine-health.com/conditions/spine-anatomy/all-about-l5-s1-lumbosacral-joint ...Read more

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Joint discomfort throughout bodysome joint pain in right hand.heavy head-body feels run down-sometimes tingling thro legs/arms-slight swelling in face?

Joint discomfort throughout bodysome joint pain in right hand.heavy head-body feels run down-sometimes tingling thro legs/arms-slight swelling in face?

Not sure !: There is insufficient history and very diffuse set of symptoms to reply age?weight? duration of symptoms etc This could be nothing important or sign of conditions like rheumatoid arthritis see an MD ! ...Read more

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I have joint pains in the morning?

I have joint pains in the morning?

Osteoarthritis: Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis, affecting millions of people around the world. Often called wear-and-tear arthritis, osteoarthritis occurs when the protective cartilage on the ends of your bones wears down over time. Stiffness. Joint stiffness may be most noticeable when you wake up in the morning or after a period of inactivity. ...Read more

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Could arthritis in my spine cause pain in my hips and knees?

Could arthritis in my spine cause pain in my hips and knees?

Yes: When you have joint abnormalities in one place, you tend to compensate in other joints which then leads to abnormal wear and tear in other locations. Also, arthritis in one spot can indicate you are at risk in other places. Remain active, keep your weight down, and enjoy activity. ...Read more

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What do these aching finger joint problems indicate? No past broken fingers or bad injuries.

Aching finger: Aching joints may be an indication of arthritis. Try some over the counter anti-inflammatory and/or arthritis cream. If no improvement seek medical advice and get an xray. ...Read more

Dr. Richard Levin
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