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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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Dr. Thomas Namey
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Arthritis (Definition)

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


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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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I just had a cyst removed from my left ovary. Is it ok to get fingered during my healing?

I just had a cyst removed from my left ovary. Is it ok to get fingered during my healing?

Should be okay: Be gentle and, obviously, if it feels uncomfortable - stop. Do other fun, pleasant things that don't hurt. You'll heal in a short time, so be patient. Best wishes! ...Read more

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I have a ganglion cyst on my finger. Is there anyone who has had this problem and had it corrected. How ?

I have a ganglion cyst on my finger. Is there anyone who has had this problem and had it corrected. How ?

Very common: A ganglion on the finger is quite common. It is benign and does not require surgey. If you find it unsightly and/or if it is painful, you can have it removed under local anesthesia. The recurrence rate after excision is less than 10%. ...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

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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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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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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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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I have a small ganglionic cyst on both of my 4th fingers. I have read Red Desert Clay helps with eliminating these cysts. Is that true?

I have a small ganglionic cyst on both of my 4th fingers.  I have read Red Desert Clay helps with eliminating these cysts.  Is that true?

Seeing is believing.: It certainly sounds like this treatment has appeared to help some people with ganglions. The evidence seems to be a little anecdotal, which may not be based on real empirical evidence. But, what the heck, give it a try. If it doesn't work, well, you can always have it excised. ...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


Dr. Robert Lowe
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Painful Joints (Definition)

That term is not really a specific diagnosis, but rather somewhat of a general term. The medical term is arthralgias, which implies pain in multiple joint possibly coming from a single cause. Don't hesitate to be seen and evaluated for ...Read more