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Brachydactyly: The following website covers the topic thoroughly: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pmc/articles/pmc2441618/. ...Read more
Weak wrist and index, middle, ring, and pinky fingers are leaning towards eachother. What could this be?
Shoe inserts as teen , joint ft. [email protected] @36 immobilizing pins in between cortisone shots. Carpal tunnel on both, trigger finger, enlarged distal joints on some fingers.Arthritis? What kind?
Are there DIY solutions for hands' and fingers' (particularly thumbs) joint pain resulting from overuse of game controllers and phone texting?
Crp showed high inflammation fingers /thumbs hurt and stiff after activities major joints hurt. Taking mobic (meloxicam) family history of RA knotts on thumbs ra?
Are bone spurs at the base of big toe (bottom) related to turf toe? Feel like spur needs soft cushion, but turf toe calls for hard extension. Confused
Turf toe is more of : A sprain of the ligaments around that joint. Spurring around the joint is something that develops gradually over time and reduce the available range of motion of the joint. At some point in time, spurs need to be removed surgically before more damage is done to the interior of the joint. Turf toe is an acute injury that takes time and protection to heal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Broad spectrum : Tetracycline and Chloramphenicol was initially classified as broad-spectrum antibiotics. Chloramphenicol not in use much anymore. Doxycycline belongs to the same class as tetracycline. The rest of broad-spectrum antibiotics these days are intravenous. Technically speaking antibiotics are not that broad enough anymore. There is no single antibiotic which can kill all the pathogenic bacteria. ...Read more
Diagnosed celiac 1 month. I have systemic tendonitis. Plantar faciitis both feet, trigger finger both hands, knee tendonitis both knees. Why?
Try few things, 1st.: Localized, unilateral joint/muscle pain has a variety of causes, most likely some kind of trauma, repeated movements leading to mm strain, early osteoarthritis--old bone or degenerative arthrittis-- at base of thumb is very often the joint first affected. Rest it (play piano, use computer or texting a lot?), ice it, perhaps anti-inflammatory (advil, alleve), for a week. If persists, check w doc. ...Read more
My left foot towards sideways/outwards, even in different shoes. I'm 67, 6' tall woman, narrow feet with high arch, hammer/crossed toes & neuropathy.
Hip muscle weakness: The neuropathy has not caused the lateral deviation In the foot placement. This is typically a hip,muscle weakness. You should be in a better shoe,to,accommodate the hammer toes, or see a podiatrist to determine if foot reconstruction is needed for these multiple maladies ...Read more
Picture: Please send a picture. Do you mean fleshy? ...Read more
Joint pain all over and muscle weakness/pain in shoulders, arms, wrists, hands emg ok, ra is -, lupus- lyme-, options? Feel like I'm crazy no answer
Both shoulder joints hurting, cracking and stiff. Elbow slightly affected. Simultaneous onset for both shoulders. No previous joint ailments. Help?
See your Doctor: Depending on your age this could be osteoarthritis, neck and spine related, or inflammatory disease of the joints like rheumatoid arthritis. It is uncommon to have multiple joints affected on bilateral extremities absent plausible trauma or repetitive motion exposure. You need to be further evaluated. ...Read more