Top
20
Doctor insights on: Achey Joints Feet And Fingers

Share
Dr. Joseph Woods
11 doctors shared insights

Thalassemia And Hemoglobinopathy (Definition)

Thalassemia is a type of hemoglobinopathy. It is inherited from one or both of your parents. There are many kind of thalassemia. Most causes anemia (low red blood cell count). Anemia couod be severe requiring blood. Taking iron does not cure the disease. Thalassemia is common in people living in the mediteranian countries, africa, middle east, india, and sotheastern asia such ...Read more


2

2
Prolonged aches in arms and elbow joints and knee joints and legs?

Prolonged aches in arms and elbow joints and knee joints and legs?

Possible arthritis: You may be experiencing the beginning of inflammatory arthritis such as rheumatoid arthritis . You should see a rheumatologist for blood tests, x-rays and possible therapy including nsaids, analgesics. If a collagen disorder is found you may require steroids, methtrexate or biologics. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
3

3
Sore joints all over and swollen hands and feet. ?

Sore joints all over and swollen hands and feet. ?

Arthritis: You have arthritis by definition. Inflammatory arthritis is seen in things like rheumatoid arthritis and is a symmetric swelling and pain in the hands and wrists and other joints that is worse with rest and better with movement. On the other hand, osteoarthritis is a wear and tear arthritis that is worse with activity. Talk to a primary care doctor so you can figure out what to do next! ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
5

5
I have sore stiff joints in my hands, fingers, wrists, feet, and toes. Could it be rhumitoid arthritis?

I have sore stiff joints in my hands, fingers, wrists, feet, and toes. Could it be rhumitoid arthritis?

RA : Symmetrical stiffness of small joints of hands wrists fingers and feet raise concerns regards early rheumatoid arthritis which in addition causes extreme fatigue and swelling of above mentioned joints. Diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis is made on clinic exam followed by blood tests and x-rays which may or may not show changes in early stages. Consult a rheumatologist. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
6

6
My fingers are stiff?

My  fingers are stiff?

Too vague.: Stiff fingers can occur with swelling of any sort or simply arthritis or overuse. ...Read more

7

7
Why are my ankles, hips, spine, hand joints and other joints cracking?

Why are my ankles, hips, spine, hand joints and other joints cracking?

Benign: The exact reason for joint cracking is not known, but is thought to be possibly due to nitrogen bubbles releasing from the joint, or tendons/ligaments moving around the joint. Unless there is consistent significant pain or instability associated with the cracking, nothing needs to be done about it. ...Read more

8

8
Lately my shoulders, wrists hands and ankles hurt and ache especially in humid weather why?

Lately my shoulders, wrists hands and ankles hurt and ache especially in humid weather why?

See a rheumatologist: There are numerous possibilities. Are the joints swollen? If so, you have an inflammatory arthritis. Possible noninflammatory causes include fibromyalgia. Have a rheumatologist evaluated the problem. ...Read more

9

9
Speckled ana, raised esr, swollen painful knee and ankle, pains in feet and toes worse morning and night, headaches, lethargy, pins and needles hands?

Speckled ana, raised esr, swollen painful knee and ankle, pains in feet and toes worse morning and night, headaches, lethargy, pins and needles hands?

Neuropathy: The numbness and tingling are symptoms of a possible neuropathy. The ESR is suggestive of an inflammatory disorder, which may depend how high the level is. There are several more common inflammatory disorders that can cause this constellation of syndromes and a rheumatologist and neurologist should be involved in your care. ...Read more

10

10
Tingling and pain in ankles and wrists?

Tingling and pain in ankles and wrists?

Carpal/Tarsal Tunnel: If you are having tingling and pain in both wrists and ankles at same time, i would lean toward a nerve or arthritis disease. It could also be a vitamin deficiency or a neuromuscular issue. You need to see your primary care physician for history and physical and testing (bloodwork and x-rays). From there your pcp may refer you to a specialist like a neurologist or rheumatologist. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
14

14
Swelling and pain in ankles knees and wrists?

Swelling and pain in ankles knees and wrists?

Have it evaluated.: You may benefit by seeing a rheumatologist. ...Read more

15

15
What would cause stiffness, pain, and grinding in various joints all over (including elbows, knees, shoulders, hands, feet and neck)?

Arthritis: This sounds like arthritis especially if it tends to be early in the day with loosening as day progresses. Can use over the counter meds. If not relived contact physician. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
16

16
Why are my hands tingling and my feet and ankles are swollen ?

Why are my hands tingling and my feet and ankles are swollen ?

Varies: There are multiple potential causes, a good medical checkup would probably be a good place to start. ...Read more

17

17
Why do my legs and hands and fingers stiffen?

Why do my legs and hands and fingers stiffen?

See details: It may be related to arthritis. Have the problem evaluated, preferably by a rheumatologist. ...Read more

18

18
Being getting tingling and numbness throughout body. Hand, face, feets, fingers, tongue, shoulders and headache and chest pain?

Being getting tingling and numbness throughout body. Hand, face, feets, fingers, tongue, shoulders and headache and chest pain?

Tingling all over: I am sorry this is happening to you. Is there any other personal issues going on ? Sometimes what you describe can be a physical sign of Panic Attacks. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
20

20
Terrible pain, cramping, tingling, numbness in hands, arms, legs and feet.

Terrible pain, cramping, tingling, numbness in hands, arms, legs and feet.

Evaluation: Any time you have these generalized symptoms you should visit your doctor for an evaluation. This could be from something easy to manage as dehydration to something more complicated as a pinched nerve in the spinal cord. www.otwithmd.com. ...Read more

Dr. Hunter Handsfield
123 doctors shared insights

Hsv Type 1 And 2 (Definition)

A variety of infections caused by herpes simplex virus types 1 and 2. Type 1 infections are marked by the eruption of vesicles on lips or at the external nares; type 2 by such lesions on the genitalia. Both types often are dormant and reappear during febrile illnesses or even physiologic states such as menstruation. The viruses become latent and and may not ...Read more


Dr. Stratos Christianakis
1,189 doctors shared insights

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