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Can arthritis cause other medical problems or diseases?

Can arthritis cause other medical problems or diseases?

Yes: Arthritis can be from many things like ghonorrhea, rheumatoid, lupus, some cancers. Many of these things can casue heart problems and of course other things depending on the kind of arthritis. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Namey
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Arthritis (Definition)

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


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Can mononucleosis cause other diseases or conditions?

Can mononucleosis cause other diseases or conditions?

Mimic: Mono can mimic other diseases and vice versa. If you have mono, make sure you are followed closely by your MD. ...Read more

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Can psoriasis cause other types of problems such as heart diseases or blood pressure or diabetes?

Can psoriasis cause other types of problems such as heart diseases or blood pressure or diabetes?

No: Psoriasis is not known to cause any one of those you have mentioned it has effect on some peoples mind you take the treatment from your physician and minimize your concern over the condition..In fact you do what you need to do and stop worrying about it.This seems to be the best for its healing or recurrence. ...Read more

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Can bursitis lead to other medical problems?

Can bursitis lead to other medical problems?

Directly No: Depending where your bursitis is for example the shoulder or hip the problem is typically limited to those areas. When complications can occur is if bursitis is not treated. For example, if you have shoulder bursitis and is quite painful to move it , that could lead to a frozzen shoulder which is more serious. Hip bursitis may make you walk abnormal leading to potential back, hip or knee issues. ...Read more

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What other problems can scoliosis cause? Can scoliosis cause other problems or complications in the body? .

Varies: Mild to moderate cases of scoliosis usually do not cause problems. Progressive and secure causes can cause cardiac and respiratory compromise, severe pain, and abdominal symptoms as well. Thank you for the question. ...Read more

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What medical diseases can cause hypertension? Are there any medical diseases or viruses that can cause hypertension? .

What medical diseases can cause hypertension? Are there any medical diseases or viruses that can cause hypertension?

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Many: Renal atey stenosis, co-arctation of the aorta, adrenal adenoma, just to name a few . All pts should be screened when they present with a new DX of HTN to see if they have a secondary source of the high BP that be treated. ...Read more

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Can chronic osteomyelitis affect or cause other diseases?

Can chronic osteomyelitis affect or cause other diseases?

Chronic osteo...: Can be associated with a squamous cell carcinoma in the chronic sinus tract and also can be associated with amyloidosis. In 40 years of id, I have seen no carcinomas and one case of secondary amyloidosis. ...Read more

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Can celiac disease cause mental disorders or problems?

Can celiac disease cause mental disorders or problems?

It can: Many patients with celiac disease suffer from anxiety, panic attacks, depression, and irritabity. Some actually describe that they can feel decreased mental acuity when ingesting gluten and call it the "gluten fog". Interestingly enough, gluten can also be related to sleep disorders such as insomnia and restless leg syndrome. ...Read more

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Can having too may x-rays cause cancer or other major medical issues?

Can having too may x-rays cause cancer or other major medical issues?

Type and frequency: Radiation dose from ct is about 100 times chest x-ray. However the exact number of scans to induce cancer is not precisely known.If ct is necessary for diagnosis it is very accurate tool. Most institutions have reduced amount of exposure in recent years. If same diagnosis can be made with mr or ultrasound, non ionizing radiation, they should be chosen.Certain medical problems ct is necessary. ...Read more

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Can oral health problems? Cause a heart attack or other illness?

Can oral health problems? Cause a heart attack or other illness?

Possibly: We don't have all the answers yet but there are more studies that link oral health with overall health than studies that don't show a link between the two. The basic theory of the oral/systemic health link is that chronic inflammation in the mouth can release certain chemicals into your bloodstream that trigger changes in the lining of arteries making clots stick or send bacteria to other organs. ...Read more

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Can stis cause other health problems?

Can stis cause other health problems?

Absolutely: 1. Hiv - causes many illnesses including cancers, liver problems, blood problems, etc. 2. Syphilis - cardiac issues, neurologic issues, mental disorders 3. Hpv - cervical, rectal cancer etc. ...Read more

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Can diabetes or thyroid or endo problems cause osteoarthritis?

Can diabetes or thyroid or endo problems cause osteoarthritis?

Maybe: Osteoarthritis is the wears and tears of the body. Anything that will put extra stress on the joints/bone/body can cause osteoarthritis, for example, weight gain with diabetes, thyroid or endocrine problems. ...Read more

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Can have tapeworms cause other secondary disease?

Can have tapeworms cause other secondary disease?

Tapeworms (T): Yes, causes malnutrition, nausea, digestive problems, allergies etc. Fish tapeworm causes megaloblastic anemia by reducing vitamin b-12. The cystic form of disease can affect brain causing convulsion. ...Read more

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Can colitis cause complications with other digestive problems?

Can colitis cause complications with other digestive problems?

Please elaborate: Colitis is a non-specific term. There are many types of colitis. Which one do you have? For example ulcerative colitis is associated to many systemic other medical problems. ...Read more

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I'm aware things like Lyme disease can cause tmj. What other conditions can cause it?

I'm aware things like Lyme disease can cause tmj. What other conditions can cause it?

List: Causes of TMJ syndrome are not completely understood.. Causes may include, misalignment (malocclusion) of or trauma to the teeth or jaw, teeth grinding (bruxism),, poor posture, stress or anxiety, arthritis or other inflammatory musculoskeletal disorders, excessive gum chewing. Treatment can be complex and beyond the scope of this answer. See a TMJ expert for guidance. ...Read more

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Can endocrine problems cause osteoarthritis?

Can endocrine problems cause osteoarthritis?

Yes: Hypercortisilinemia can cause osteoarthritis. Hypoparathyroidism can lead to degenerative athritis. ...Read more

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Which health conditions can cause joint stiffness other than arthritis?

Which health conditions can cause joint stiffness other than arthritis?

Infections: Rheumatoid arthritis can start at any age. Ghonorrhea can do this as well as other infections google it. The list is long. If hot and red see a doctor soon if it goes away on it's own that does not mean the problem is over.It can be deeper in the body and more dangerous. ...Read more

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What are some medical conditions that may cause or exacerbate gastrointestinal disorders (gis)?

What are some medical conditions that may cause or exacerbate gastrointestinal disorders (gis)?

Many: Almost any medical condition can contribute to GI symptoms. Very commonly psychologic status plays a major role in one's GI health status. ...Read more

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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