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Ankle Developed Arthritis Cracking Joint
I have painful joints. Especially my left hip, lower back and right ankle. My left hip is really painful all the time. What can be wrong with me?
Arthritis is progressive degeneration of one or more joints. Symptoms may include joint pain, swelling, decreased motion, and stiffness. The two most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis, which is associated first with articular cartilage breakdown with a component of inflammation, and rheumatoid arthritis, which is a systemic autoimmune disorder that affects joint linings first and secondarily ...Read more
I am a 21 years old female. I saw a new doctor for painful joints in wrists/ankles. The doctor did a complete workup and it reported WBC 11.3, ANC 8916, TIBC 484, ESR 28 and Uric Acid 12.9. I had a previous bladder infection. The doctor suggested to repea
Persistent stiffness in ankle and is mostly relieved by popping/cracking it (1-2x daily). History of oa in other joints. Possible oa here too?
Yes: Painless cracking or popping of a joint by itself is very common and not a problem by itself. But, if it is a associated with pain or locking/unlocking it may represent arthritis or a loose piece of bone or cartolage floating around in the joint. See a doctor and get at least an x-ray. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
No joint swelling, or redness, but a lot of cracking/popping and some pain. Could it still be arthritis without swelling? Ankles, hips, knees
unlikely: That would be unlikely in a 35 year old with your symptoms. However, if you are concerned, see a rheumatologist and find out for certain. ...Read more
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