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Can Lupus Sle Causes Deep Bone Pain
Are there other diseases besides RA and lupus that could cause severe morning stiffness, joint pain, bone pain, muscle aches? Prednisone does not help
Depending on who is using the term, bone pain can be used to describe a pain that seems very deep, as opposed to something more superficial, or the term can be limited to pain that arises from the bone itself. There are other potential causes of deep pain other than pain from the bone including pain from a pinched nerve ...Read more
Can issues with bone marrow or nervous system cause widespread severe bone/joint pain morning stiffness? Arthritis ruled out
It can: But if your pain is severe, bone marrow issues that lead to pain like this isn't subtle. Alterations in your nervous system, either peripheral and/or central, can lead to diffuse pain but it doesn't tend to focal around joints. Realize other infectious and non-infectious inflammatory issues can cause diffuse pain as can mood/anxiety issues. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
What rheumatic diseases cause edema (in legs and arms) and widespread swelling with joint pain? I have diagnosis of seronegative spondlyoarthritis.
None. See yur doctor: None of the rheumatic diseases directly cause swelling in the hands & legs. This is more likely a side effect of medications (especially steroids & DMARDs like Enbrel) or a separate problem of the liver (cirrhosis), kidney (nephropathy), or heart (heart failure). There are autoimmune causes of cirrhosis & nephropathy. In this forum, it is hard to say if they are related to seroneg spondylarthritis ...Read more
Lupus ANA homogenous 1:649, speckled 1:120. Chronic flares pain. Mainly chest region. Pain disturbs function daily! Could this be lupus?
What autoimmune diseases may cause raised ALT, ankle pain, chest pain, spine & shoulder pain without ANA, HLA B27 being positive?
Not many: Sounds like you have already had a "work-up" for your symptoms (ANA. HLA B27 are not :common" tests The raised ALT may or may not be associated with your other symptoms. Do you have a liver problem? Hepatitis B, C often cause associated joint problems. Get this checked out by the same Health Care Provider who obtained the blood tests you mention Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If RA is severe can you have multiple bone erosions in multiple joints causing widespread joint pain and morning stiffness?
Yes,: it can affect multiple joints.Get a more detailed answer ›
Can u name a few autoimmune diseases that can cause joint pain pos ANA fatigue and recurrent kidney infections?
What diseases cause 1:160 homogenous ANA., fatigue, Joint pain, constant fever, chest pain when breathing. Familial history of SLE?
NO: No such thing as healing happening, however Reiki might help reduce or make the pain issues more tolerable. ...Read more
Can sjogrens cause sun induced aches, fatigue, rash? My rheumatologist says yes & that many connect tissue diseases can have photosensitivity.
Ana 1:640 only +lab. Dx: undifferconnective tissue disease(sx: immense fatigue, jt pain, sicca, photosensitivity). Can vague diagnosis cause such havoc on life?
Yes: Symptons can be very disruptive. An elevated ANA by itself does not a diagnosis of autoimmune disease make, but in conjunction with your symptoms, especially if they are persistent, the findings are very suspicious for this. Some individuals without autoimmune disease have elevated ANA levels. Some medications can cause this. Further evaluation is necessary, including a complete lab workup. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Severe muscle aches locking joints hips & knees tmj costchondritis shortness of breath severe fatigue don't believe it's fibromyalgia what could it be?
Yes: Diffuse myalgia(muscle ache) and arthralgia (joint pain) are frequent symptoms in patients with adrenal insufficiency. Occasional patients have predominantly musculoskeletal symptoms and a few have flexion contractures of legs. Blood chemistries are usually normal. Myalgia and arthralgia disappear rapidly with glucocorticoid and mineralocorticoid replacement. ...Read more
No DX from docs, I'm feeling hopeless. Symptoms: joint & widespread pain and stiffness, lung inflammation and pleurisy, fatigue, +ANA 1:640, speckled?
Systemic lupus ?: This sounds like systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), although other connective tissue diseases could cause similar symptoms and lab results. Hopelessness is a common symptom of depression, but is also common in almost any illness when patients feel that they aren't doing well. You should see a rheumatologist if you haven't already. ...Read more
Yes: Joint pain can be caused by viral infections. Parvovirus is a virus that causes several illnesses, including fifth disease — a common childhood ailment known for causing a red rash on the face. In adults, the most prominent symptom of fifth disease is joint soreness, typically in the hands, wrists, knees and ankles. Fifth disease should be considered as a possible cause of joint pain in adults who have recently noticed pain and swelling in multiple joints, especially if the symptoms started after exposure to a child with the illness. ...Read more
Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more
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