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Joint pain related to leukemia?

Joint pain related to leukemia?

Not usually.: Leukemia is a blood cancer that develops in the bone marrow, the part of the bone away from the ends where the joints are. If there is pain, it usually is from the bones diffusely, and not the joints. Also, the large bones are the ones that hurt (breast bone, ribs, thigh bones) and usually don't affect the bones of the hands and feet, where arthritis is more common. ...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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Can low iron cause joint pain?

Can low iron cause joint pain?

No: Iron overload states (rare) can cause joint pain but iron deficiency does not. ...Read more

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What causes sacroiliac joint pain?

What causes sacroiliac joint pain?

Sacroiilititis!: Sacroiilitis is the most common cause. This is inflammatory. See a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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What causes severe joint pain and stiffness?

What causes severe joint pain and stiffness?

Multiple: Joint pain onset of a sudden onset is very unusual and rare. The causes can vary from an injury to various causes like arthritis infection. ...Read more

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Can SI joint pain lead to leg pain?

Can SI joint pain lead to leg pain?

Yes but need more in: We will need more information. You say you are pregnant and this may be related to you symptoms. It depends on the type of leg pain you have. Your physician can clarify this ...Read more

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What causes joint pain and stiffness?

Too many to list: There are over 100 different types of arthritis or soft tissue causes for your pain. Have a rheumatologist evaluate the issue. ...Read more

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What causes joint pain besides arthritis?

What causes joint pain besides arthritis?

Many possibilities: Your pain could be as a result of many different things. A thorough history and physical exam and possibly some laboratory and radiology exams are needed to determine the exact cause. Causes of pain may include: trauma (fracture, sprain, arthritis), infection, metabolic conditions (gout), musculoskeletal or biomechanical abnormality and neurologic conditions (neuropathy). ...Read more

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Can si joint inflammation cause calf nerve pain?

Can si joint inflammation cause calf nerve pain?

Depends: If you already have sciatica and it involves your si joint too, this nerve goes all the way down to the foot, and can affect any part of the nerve that shoots off from it. To double check, you need to see a PCP/Dr. to get this checked out and see for sure. A sports medicine, or osteopathic (DO) physician are well trained to see this, as are neurologist or orthopedist. Start with your PCP first! ...Read more

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Can hypothyroidism cause joint pain?

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Can hypothyroidism cause joint pain?

Yes: Untreated (or under treated) hypothyroidism can effect essentially the whole body. Joint paints, stiffness, achiness and even some swelling can occur: although, these are less common symptoms. It can more commonly cause muscle aches and pains. If you are predisposed it could also precipitate a flair of gout. ...Read more

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Diagnosed with joint hypermobility syndrome, pain in joints including ribs hips knees sometimes excruciating. Constant fatigue, always cold, normal?

Diagnosed with joint hypermobility syndrome, pain in joints including ribs hips knees sometimes excruciating.  Constant fatigue,  always cold, normal?

Workup and PT: There is no good evidence that JHS in and of itself will cause such significant pain. With that said, many people with JHS do present with chronic pain, fibromyalgia, fatigue and even autonomic symptoms such as you're describing. Evaluation by a rheumatologist, neurologist and physiatrist could be helpful in sorting out your symptoms, ruling out other problems, and providing appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Can a sacro-illiac joint injury cause flank pain? Pain in hip/groin?

Can a sacro-illiac joint injury cause flank pain?  Pain in hip/groin?

Possibly: It could as well as hip joint problems. There are a host of other causes for groin pain. Have your doctor evaluate you. ...Read more

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What disease could cause severe hip pain, muscle weakness, bone loss?

What disease could cause severe hip pain, muscle weakness, bone loss?

Hip pain: Your symptoms are not unique to one problem or disease. You should see a rheumatologist to get a diagnosis if your family doctor is unsure of the cause. ...Read more

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Severe joint pain, sudden onset, traveling from hip, shoulder, jaw. Low to mid grade fever. Headache, fatigue. No injury. Debilitating pain. 9 days.

Severe joint pain, sudden onset, traveling from hip, shoulder, jaw. Low to mid grade fever. Headache, fatigue. No injury. Debilitating pain. 9 days.

Close your computer: If this is as severe and sudden as you describe I suggest immediate medical evaluation and ether your private physician or local UC clinic. ...Read more

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Can osteoporosis or osteopenia cause severe joint pain?

Can osteoporosis or osteopenia cause severe joint pain?

No: The risk of osteoporosis is fracture. There is loss of bone density, impairment of bone integrity and strength. Loss of structural support and thus risk of fracture. People with both osteoporosis and osteopenia can fracture, but those with osteoporosis have a great risk since their bones are weaker. The joint pain would occur depending on the location of the fracture in a joint. ...Read more

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Can anemia cause shoulder pain?

Anemia and pain: Anemia can be caused by multiple underlying pathologies (ie. Iron deficiency, vit B12 deficiency, lead poisoning, chronic disease, blood cell dysfunction, sickle cell...). Some of these can lead to painful joints. If you have anemia the best thing to do is to find the source of it. You should also have your doctor perform a shoulder physical exam to rule-out internal pathologies. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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Dr. Steven Ginsberg
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Anemia (Definition)

A condition marked by a deficiency of red blood cells or hemoglobin in the blood, resulting ...Read more