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Arthritis Symptoms Middle Back
Pain!: Depends on whether it is inflammatory or degenerative. Spine inflammation usually has a pain increase with being in one position for some time. Degenerative arthritis usually hurts more with acitvitity. Both types usually originate low, but inflammatory arthritis of the spine will usually cause sacroiliac joint inflammation and pain. This pain is usually felt in the "buttocks" or the top pelvis. ...Read more
A condition where there 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
Can you have arthritis & what are symptoms of arthritis in neck to back shoulder area. What might you feel like? What age does it begin? Poor posture
See below: There are multiple types of arthritis, the most common is known as degenerative arthritis and can begin in some patients as early as in the 20s and 30s. Symptoms can include pain, stiffness, and crepitation in the joint involved. Don't hesitate to be seen, there are many treatment options out there. ...Read more
My doctor said I have a lil bit of arthritis symptoms on my back I feel numbness sometimes is that normal also neck pain?
I'm 29 & have what dr thinks cld be psoriasis on toenails but no skin symptoms. Have arthritis in back & chronic pain. Can this be psoriatic arthritis?
My IG is 0.03. High. I have no cold symptoms. Back hurts, fibro and arthritis. I'm exhausted. I'm going through a divorce and custody. I'm 34 yrs old.
I feel your distress.
Being exhausted and having back pain are symptoms of depression.
See Infectious Disease Specialist for IG level and Arthritis.
See Psychiatrist for Therapy for ecstasy and agony of marriage, agony of divorce process and emotional turmoil about child custody.
Be Captain of your thoughts, feelings and symptoms, not Victim.
Do Breathing and Music Relaxation, Yoga, Meditation. ...Read more
Which type of anti inflammatory drugs would be the most effective for treating my arthritis back pain? I've been diagnosed with arthritis, and I'm in constant pain along my spine. Are the newer anti inflammatory drugs a safe choice to relieve my symptoms,
NSAID: Not all anti inflammatory medicines are the same. Celebrex (celecoxib) (a cox-2 nsaid) has less GI side effects than Motrin and other nsaids. Naprelan is also an NSAID with less GI side effects. There are also NSAID patches (flector) and ointment preparations (voltaren gel) that I prescribe for patients with high blood pressure and/or GI ulcers/bleeds in which oral NSAID could be harmful. Best of luck. ...Read more
Can arthritis and degenerated discs in the back give you any symptoms like for example shortness of breath and arms and legs weakness?
Spine pain: Shortness of breath is not a typical symptom of a degenerated spine. This can be the sign of an underlying medical condition that should be evaluated by a physician. The weakness in the arms and legs can be a sign of spinal cord compression or related to an underlying medical condition, which should be evaluated by a physician. ...Read more
Is back pain a symptom of lung cancer? I have had MRI which showed cervical steonisis and arthritis in my neck and middle back?
Symptoms for two years
right leg gives out,,,no pain or numbness
mri of knee just mild arthritis
mri spine ...1cm lesion at L1
1 Month now .constant smell smoke
3 months of constant buzzing in ears
waiting to May19th for skull mri?
Nerve issues: when your leg senses danger. i.e. knee cartilage or nerve impingement the muscle "freeze" and the leg gives out. I first experienced this when I had knee arthroscope and when I woke up my leg was paralyzed. Not really but my quad would not lift my leg. It sensed the disruption in the knee. A protective mechanism. You need to know where the sensing mechanism is. Knee or back. Sounds like back ...Read more
Pain in ribs, legs,back, front bone in neck, hips,not able to sleep, and bones popping is it vitamin d deficiency related or symptoms of arthritis?
150 + types arthriti: There are over 150 types of arthritis so these differ and these symptoms can be different. The symptoms come from swelling, inside the knee, rubbing of bones and cartilage, inflammatory crystals, torn menisci, joint mice (debris) etc. Each person is different and your evaluation will look at these things to try to help make the diagnosis and develop your therapy program. ...Read more
Depends: Depends on how it is affecting you. In general, staying physically active (aerobic exercise at least 30 min 3 times a week), strengthen the core muscles (low back and tummy muscles). Stretching, heat, cold, over the counter pain relievers can also help. When they do not, see your primary provider. Seeing a spinal specialist may be helpful. ...Read more
Slowly & surely.: Exercise is generally good for achiness, but start slow — warm-up, low-impact aerobic work (bicycling, elliptical), easy stretching once warmed up, light weights. Try to exercise on most days of the week — consistency is important in this regard. ...Read more
Unlikely!: Obviously there are degrees of doing this. Io suspect unless a problem already exists, that little harm will occur. As a former three-year collegiate wrestler, we would do this to teamates regularly. No harm! ...Read more
Any age; Swelling: Infants can get arthritis--although this is not very common. Juvenile idiopathic arthritis is not uncommon in kids as young as 2 years-old but can develop as a type of chronic inflammatory arthritis at any age. The major symptom of inflammatory arthritis is joint swelling but can also involve joint warmth (warmer than normal joints), morning stiffness in joints, and often (not always) joint pain. ...Read more
Over 200 varieties: Over 200 varieties, with symptoms ranging from pain, swelling, redness, warmth, loss of movement, excessive movement, depending on variety. ...Read more
Joint pain: Joint pain and aches are common, depending on your age, when you are exposed to cold weather. ...Read more
Not much: I do not view disc bulges as a significant issue. True disc herniations are another issue altogether. Before there were mris disc 'bulges' did not exist. ...Read more