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Doctor insights on: Bloating Around Joints Elevated Crp

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Dr. Stratos Christianakis
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Joints (Definition)

Joints are parts of the body, formed by the cartilage-covered ends of bones plus the strong, flexible ligaments that attach the bones to one another. Movements at the joints in the body allow the different parts of the body to move in ...Read more


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Night sweats, fever, fatigue, chest pain, abdominal bloating and joint pain and high c reactive protein. Could it be lymphoma?

Mgt: I would suggest reviewing all your symptoms with your physician. Other causes can include TB and other infections. ...Read more

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What are causes of extreme bloating? Took neg HPT's, would be 7 weeks if I were preg. Would could be the cause? No other symptoms except sore joints.

What are causes of extreme bloating? Took neg HPT's, would be 7 weeks if I were preg. Would could be the cause? No other symptoms except sore joints.

Usually intestinal: Intestinal and digestive disorders are the most common cause of bloating. You can schedule a visit with your primary care doctor to begin the evaluation. Usually a sonogram is done to rule out Gyn causes. Then dietary causes are investigated. ...Read more

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Bilateral ovar. cysts+enlarged ovaries few yrs ago. Bloating,fatigue+joints pain recently ,sudden severe low pelv. pain today for 30 min,possibility?

 Bilateral ovar. cysts+enlarged ovaries few yrs ago. Bloating,fatigue+joints pain recently ,sudden severe low pelv. pain today for 30 min,possibility?

Pelvic pain: Pelvic pain is complex as there are several organs in the pelvis. The ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus, cervix, bladder, appendix, intestines, colon and rectum can all be the source. Pelvic pain requires and examination to help organize the evaluation. ...Read more

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My symptoms severe pelvic joint ligament pain-right side. Low back pain bloating and increase in gas. Please advise me?

My symptoms severe pelvic joint ligament pain-right side. Low back pain bloating and increase in gas. Please advise me?

Low back pain: Consider seronegative spondyloarthritis. There are several forms including enteropathic spondylitis or spondylitis associated with inflammatory bowel disease (including crohn's disease & ulcerative colitis) & forms caused by bacterial infections of the bowels including yersinia, salmonella, shigella, & campylobacter. See a rheumatologist to sort this out. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with rheumatic fever. Along with the sever joint pains and muscle aches I also have sever bloating that causes chronic back pain?

I was diagnosed with rheumatic fever. Along with the sever joint pains and muscle aches I also have sever bloating that causes chronic back pain?

Rheumatic fever: In this day and age in the USA, rheumatic fever is quite unusual. Your back pain may cause the bloating and not vice versa. If you're not doing well, I recommend an evaluation by a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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I had Essure put in a yr ago and now i have pelvic pain severe bloating joint pain nausea periods lasting 4wks night sweats hot flashes. Is it Essure?

I had Essure put in a yr ago and now i have pelvic pain severe bloating joint pain nausea periods lasting 4wks night sweats hot flashes. Is it Essure?

Hard to say: About 98-99 out of 100 women are very pleased with the Essure; the others have many complaints. No one understands why or if the Essure is really the cause, but it does seem to happen. I suggest talk with your doctor (a Gyn doc preferably) and see if you can rule out other causes. As a last resort the Essures can be removed. Good wishes. ...Read more

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Dizzy,memory loss,back pain,joint pain in knees,bloating,on and off headaches and bad anxiety with little to no sleep at night. Stuffy nose.

Dizzy,memory loss,back pain,joint pain in knees,bloating,on and off headaches and bad anxiety with little to no sleep at night. Stuffy nose.

Go see your doctor : Your symptoms suggest that you need to be seen by your doctor. There are many diagnostic possibilities. You need a thorough evaluation in order to determine an accurate diagnosis and appropriate treatment. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Dizzy spells.Joint pain.Hot/cold episodes. Bloating. Nausea. Fatigue. Weakness. Low blood count- thyroid meds no help. Drs baffled-no cancer.

Non-medical issues?: When doctors are baffled, many times it helps to use your own natural healing abilities...The mind body connections which require you to exercise, reduce stress(exercise, like daily walks can do wonders for you) eat healthy, get adequate rest and 7-8 hrs of sleep, take time off from work to reduce stress. This will strengthen your mind which controls how your body feels and functions. ...Read more

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I am experiencing irregular menstrual periods, knee stiffness, missed or late menstrual period, less frequent urination, joint stiffness, bloating...

I am experiencing  irregular menstrual periods, knee stiffness, missed or late menstrual period, less frequent urination, joint stiffness, bloating...

Jt pain, abn menses: Would check thyroid for hypothyroidism-TSH- and for autoimmune disease-lupus or rheumatoid arthritis check ANA, DS DNA, CCP and RF, rarely may be sarcoid( cough?). Would also get basic complete metabolic profile, urine and may need transvaginal ultrasound. Follow up with doc in 24-48 hours due to decreased urination need to check kidneys ...Read more

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Do know your crp! if persistently elevated, it is an indicator of joint damage and potential ashd. Please explain what does that mean ?

Do know your crp! if persistently elevated, it is an indicator of joint damage and potential ashd. Please explain what does that mean ?

CRP & inflammation: C-reactive protein is an indicator of inflammation in the body, which can lead to joint damage, heart disease, and many other conditions including dementias. You may have seen a tiptap suggesting you know the results of this lab test in your own case. Elevated levels need to be reviewed more carefully by your doctor, since they can be linked to damaging body processes http://tinyurl.Com/7gb72pq. ...Read more

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Are there any tests to determine if you have stiff person syndrome? I have constant joint pain, twitching muscles, elevated crp

Are there any tests to determine if you have stiff person syndrome? I have constant joint pain, twitching muscles, elevated crp

GAD Antibodies: You can be checked for antibodies to the enzyme glutamic acid decarboxylase (gad). Talk to a neurologist. This is often a diagnosis be exclusion. ...Read more

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I've been having very painful and mildly swollen joints since weeks, ESR 27 mm/1st hr, CRP 3.2 mg/L. Rf 11.4, and elevated PTH. Does that indicate RA?

I've been having very painful and mildly swollen joints since weeks, ESR 27 mm/1st hr, CRP 3.2 mg/L. Rf 11.4, and elevated PTH. Does that indicate RA?

Impossible to say: There are over 100 types if arthritis with RA just one of them. Your rheumatoid factor is really negative so RA is possible but less likely. See a rheumatologist. ...Read more