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What causes painful joints (fingers, elbows, knees) & low back pain?

What causes painful joints (fingers, elbows, knees) & low back pain?

Most commonly PsA!: Psoriatic arthritis would be most likely! but with so many., it is likely inflammatory. See a rheumatologist! ...Read more

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Cyst (Definition)

A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more


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Can my ganglion cyst on my finger be the reason that my wrist feels numb?

Can my ganglion cyst on my finger be the reason that my wrist feels numb?

Not likely: It is rare for a problem in the finger to cause symptoms in the wrist. Ganglion cysts in the finger are usually due to arthritis in the joints, especially the distal interphalengeal joint (dip or last knuckle). More likely you have carpal tunnel syndrome (cts) or cervical radiculopathy (herniated disk in the neck). See a board certified orthopaedic hand surgeon. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get an anti-inflammatory injection in my low back for the pain and arthritis and cysts I have there?

Is it possible to get an anti-inflammatory injection in my low back for the pain and arthritis and cysts I have there?

Sure...: There are several pain relieving injections for chronic back problems. You need to have an appropriate work up by your doctor including necessary imaging and then you may be referred to a pain management specialist ...Read more

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About to have Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery. Severe Arthritis, several bone spurs, cysts. How much pain can I expect after, approx recovery time?

About to have Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery. Severe Arthritis, several bone spurs, cysts.  How much pain can I expect after, approx recovery time?

Depends: it is hard to say exactly because I am unsure why you are having the procedure exactly. there is literature to support arthroscopic debridement for shoulder arthrits and the results happened to be fairly promising with relatively quick recovery. however if you need a rotator cuff repair, for example, that may require prolonged recovery and immobilization ...Read more

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I have mutinous cyst on my left index finger. What do I do?

Mutinous or Mucinous: The cyst may seem mutinous but i bet it is filled with fluid from your joint. This is called a ganglion cyst and anti-inflammatories, steroid injections, surgery or even time may solve your dilemma. ...Read more

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If I have a ganglion cyst on my finger would it cause shap pain?

If I have a ganglion cyst on my finger would it cause shap pain?

Both: Hand coild get all kind of arthitis including these two and others kind of arthitis. Thank you. ...Read more

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My baby has a cyst on her finger. Should I be worried?

My baby has a cyst on her finger. Should I be worried?

Cyst on the finger: The cysrs are benign growths and depending on the location, these can be left alone or excised.If the cyst is not causing any discomfort , you can leave it alone, if it grows bigger or becomes symptomatic, it can be removed.Discuss it with your pediatrician who can give you the best advice by examining the finger anf feeling the cyst. ...Read more

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Should i be worried about blood cysts? I keep noticing what i think would be best described as small blood cysts (blood filled pockets of skin) that generally pop easily (usually just by a little pressure from my finger, though they've been getting more d

I : I think it would be worth visiting your doctor to discuss this. One condition that can cause little "blood cysts" is thrombocytopenic pupura, which is caused by an abnormally low platelet count. If that's what's going on, then it would be important to know because it would put you at risk for major hemorrhages and because it could reflect other health problems. ...Read more

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Painful Joints (Definition)

Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA) is a term used to describe a common type of arthritis in children. It is a long-term (chronic) disease resulting in ...Read more


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Arthritis (Definition)

Arthritis is the progressive ...Read more