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Ankle Joint Pain Associated With Lyme
A condition caused by borrelia burgdorferi. Acute symptoms can include bullseye rash, headaches, joint pain, fever, and flu-like sx. Chronic symptoms can include fibromyalgia symptoms, nerve pain in extremities, mood swings, brain fog, heart problems. Lab diagnoses are not very reliable, and sometimes clinical ...Read more
27 years old male C/O chronic right Ankle joint pain for more than 8 Months, on the lateral side, there was a history of twisted ankle 8 months ago?
Ankle pain: See your podiatrist for the proper advice. ...Read more
See gynecologist: Take care of the bleeding first. Once this has resolved see an orthopaedic foot and ankle surgeon. One in your area can be found at www. Aofas. Org. ...Read more
Today I have been having fever, severe headache, leg and ankle joint pain, chills, tiredness. What is this?
Flu symptoms: If they continue with high fever call your doctor for advice. ...Read more
My mid foot is killing me also I have ankle joint pain when laying down my foot and ankle goes numb sometimes its like a dull pain?
See below: Could have plantar fascitis playing a role which can cause pain to be referred to the ankle. ...Read more
Yes: The nerves from the back can definitely create knee and ankle pain. ...Read more
Are a fever, severe headache, leg and ankle joint pain, chills, tiredness common symptoms of the flu?
Yes, all of that: The most common symptoms of influenza a are fever, sore throat and cough, but most people just feel awful and might be best described as feeling like they've been run over by a truck, or maybe they'd have preferred that to the way they feel. Get medical attention soon, because you can take antivirals within 48 hous that can shorten the duration illness and reduce the risk of complications. ...Read more
16y M with Congenital icthyosis. Elbow, wrist, knee, ankle joint pain and stiffness. Greater in the morning. Relieved by walking/movement! ?
Physical Therapy: Congenital Ichthyosis is a genetic disorder; presents at birth with blisters of skin; progresses to thickened, marked scaling of skin; worse over flexural creases of joints & more. Treatment is mainly supportive. Tight skin limits joint range of motion. Increasing your physical activity can help which is why you get relief with movement. See doctor to begin physical therapy; Yoga helps too. ...Read more
What conditions may cause backpain, shoulder pain, ankle pain, joint pain along with weight gain, an elevated ALT (75 U/L), and ANA positive once.
Many explanations: This constellation of symptoms is very non specific and could be due to one of several processes. Inflammation/autoimmune disease, infection, trauma or overuse, obesity, metabolic problems, medication induced, genetic disorders, excessive alcohol intake, vitamin deficiency, particularly vitamin D. The best course of action is to see or talk with a doctor to explore possibilities. Wishing you well! ...Read more
What autoimmune diseases may cause cervical and thorasic spine pain, ankle pain, knee pain, wrtist and finger joint pain, with hyperpigmentation?
I was bitten by two ticks last june and have been having fatigue and joint pain. Treating with sulfasalazine since march this year. Lyme?
Treat Lyme, herbs &: Obviously it is crucial to treat the underlying cause, lyme infection, but while this is being done I advise anti-inflammatory agents. Drugs like Ibuprofen cause GI bleeding so I advise meriva (a very absorbable form of curcumin), boswellia, fish oil & proteolytic ennzymes. Also try the anti-inflammatory diet- see www. Drweil. Com/drw/u/art02012/anti-inflammatory-dietinflammatory diet. ...Read more
Possibly: Go see your doctor. He/she can run tests to evaluate the possibility. ...Read more
I had a neg Lyme test, was treated for a month with abx., had herx at that time. Now a yr later low grade fever and joint pain. Could this be Lyme?
Could be others: Depending on your exposure to ticks in your neck of the woods, you should have also been tested for other tick-borne illnesses since they travel in packs (Anaplasma, Babesia, Human granulocytic/monocytic Erlichiosis, others). If not tested, you could have one of these other infections, including Lyme, or else it my be entirely different diagnosis. It's best to get it evaluated by a doctor. ...Read more
Please explain if it is possible for a person with Lyme disease to have symmetrical joint pain on both sides?
How can I get my doctor to prescribe me opiate pain relievers for pain relief? I really need them for Lyme Disease joint pain. I'm only 17 years old.
Roaming joint pain. Aprox 2 yrs. June-nov was deblilitating. Worse @ night. Neg for lyme. Less often currently, but still severe when it comes on.
See rheumatologist: Requires rheumatologist examination.Get a more detailed answer ›
Depends!: You should have been treated with Doxycycline 100mg bid for at least a month. Improvement speed is related to the stage of disease the lyme was found. You should take an NSAID for pain. A low dose (2.5mg) of Prednisone in the morning will also help with your arthritis symptoms. ...Read more
I have heart palps, joint pain & tired all the time. Years ago I had a bulls eye type rash on my shoulder. Is it possible I have Lyme disease?
Get tested: Simple blood test for a potentially serious and treatable disease. You can prevent damage but cannot fix damage done. ...Read more
57 yr old female w/ Lyme and having night sweats and significant joint pain. Thyroid TSH was 1.47 and free T4 was 1.3. Are these numbers ok.?
YES: Your TSH and free T4 are in the normal range which means your thyroid gland is functioning normally. However, I'm very concerned about the other symptoms. Have you been adequately treated for Lyme disease? Have other likely causes of your symptoms been ruled out? If I were you, I'd want to be sure. ...Read more
Can Lyme cause sinus tachycardia? Experiencing groin pain, joint pain, particularly hands & feet. RA screen pos, all other RA tests in normal range.
Lyme disease: Lyme disease especially when chronic may affect the heart. Patients can also have neurologic involvement such as a facial nerve or facial droop. Patient is may develop a chronic arthritis. It is reassuring that the test for rheumatoid arthritis is negative. There are newer tests that may be used to rule out any rheumatologic condition. I recommend that you see a rheumatologist. ...Read more
Joint pain all over and muscle weakness/pain in shoulders, arms, wrists, hands emg ok, ra is -, lupus- lyme-, options? Feel like I'm crazy no answer
Joint pain everywhere, bone pain in forearm and shines, can't move at times, muscle weakness, numbness fingers toes. RA is -, lupus- lyme-, what else?
See details: Have you seen a rheumatologist? If not, see one asap. ...Read more
Recurring fvr lowgrd, diarrhea, edema low leg hands, joint pain, backshldrjaw pain gerd, hypoglycemic, neg lyme, more.
Joint pain: Diarrhea, low grade fever, multiple joint pains. Edema of legs, back pains are of concern. Needs thorough evaluations for GI pathology, protein loss, autoimmune diseases, early inflammatory joint disease associated with GI pathology to name a few. See an experienced rheumatologist or gastroenterologist for thorough evaluation. ...Read more
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