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Arthritis And Hives
Can rheumatoid arthritis cause hives? I'd so, how is it treated or minimalized? If not, and I have not related it to food, what should I look at next?
What to do if I have hives, swollen/painful joints, chest pain, fatigue, unexplained severe bruising?
See your doctor: this question, and the issues it might be are very complicated. you should see your doctor for evaluation. if this is an acute issue you might want to go to the emergency room at the hospital. ...Read more
Elevated blood sugar: Aside from that, which pre-diabetics and diabetics need be aware. Virtually none. A cochrane analysis (medical think tank) found no conclusive benefits from this or chondroitin sulfate. I am the side that does not think it works. Last year $3.8 billios dollars were spent on this product alone. Check the label: fda does not endorse this product for treatment of any disease! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes!: A number of diseases can be associated with hives and urticaria. Rare forms of vasculitis almost always have some cutaneous disease which can itching, either by histamine release or other immune mediators-whatever the autoimmune disease. Do not scratch-lesions always will worsen and may get infected! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've read u can't be desensitized to nsaids if your only symptom is skin hives. I need these meds badly. Can i keep taking them? The hives are minor.
Is a sed rate of 30 high? What does this mean? A cause of my chronic hives? Also my rdw was high...at a 18.8
Sed rate: A sed rate of 30 is not too high, normal is up to around 20. It is a lab doctors use to follow inflammation in the body, it may be high due to your hives, or arthritis, or infection, or another auto immune disease. You do not treat a see rate, rather you look for some cause of inflammation in the body that may be triggering it to be elevated. ...Read more
Mild side effects: Glucosamine is an amino sugar that is often taken as a nutritional supplement for arthritis. In several large clinical trials the side effects were mild and infrequent consisting of constipation, stomach ache, rash and hives. Since glucosamine is often made from the shells of crustaceans there is a theoretical risk of an allergic reaction for those with seafood allergies, but is rarely seen. ...Read more
The past 2wks@10pm my Big&Baby toes swell get hot/stiff & extremely itchy 3bumps on bigtoe&clicks when i bend it.is it all likely arthritis related?
Not arthritis: These symptoms suggest an allergic reaction rather than arthritis. The bumps may be hives and, if so, generally resolve after some hours. This allergic reaction may be to socks,shoes or a reaction to pressure on the skin of the toes. Do you get any other itchy bumps elsewhere? Antihistamines like benadryl(causes drowsiness) or claritin may help. Experiment with the types of footwear you have. ...Read more
"out of the clear blue" I have started coughing with terribleitching from head to toe. There are no rash or hives. Can I have Crohn's disease and RA ?
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