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Cause Joint Swelling Neurological Problems Headaches Fainting Seizures
It depends: These are pretty nonspecific complaints but can be a sign of a rheumatologic condtion, withdrawal, or a brain tumor. If you are passing out and having seizures you have a serious condtion that should be evaluated by a physician to see what is going on. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
Autoimmune or Lyme : Various issues like rheumatologic diseases, thyroid or infectious like lyme- get evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more
Not often if treared: Strep infection may lead to other inflammatory illnesses, including: scarlet fever, an illness characterized by a rash inflammation of the kidney (poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis) rheumatic fever, a serious condition that can affect the heart, joints, nervous system and skin the risk of developing severe complications from strep throat is low in the United States. ...Read more
Seronegative : Seronegative spondyloarthropathies are joint diseases which affect the spine and peripheral joints that are negative for rheumatoid factor. There are several of these including reactive arthritis and psoriatic arthritis. A rheumatologist can sort out which one and get you appropriate treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No, see your doctor: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more
Several things: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more
Many: Thre are many rheumatologic conditons that could cause your symptoms. One would need to know your history, your overall health, medications, allergies, history and other information. You need a good exam, lab studies and perhaps x-rays. I would recommend you see your pcp, a rheumatologist or an orthopedist. You could have anthing from a minor problem to a severe problem. Get checked out! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Many things: Joint swelling is one of the cardinal features of arthritis. Many forms of arthritis can affect the hands from non inflammatory disease such as osteoarthritis to inflammatory diseases like rheumatoid arthritis and psoriatic arthritis. Many other diseases may have arthritis as part of their overall presentation - like the arthritis of inflammatory bowel disease. There are many many possibilities. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What are the health risks when vit D is only 4.9ng in the body?can it cause joint swelling, acne outburst and weight gain? what's the treatment?
What can cause enthesopathy in a young child with pain in feet &knees & 1:160 speckled ana.Rhuemo not sure what's wrong cause no joint swelling?
Apophysitis: Or growing pains. Very common in that age bracket. Most common is knee or osgood-schlatters and heel or sever's. ...Read more
What would cause severe joint pain, fever, spasticity, myopathy, neuropathy, facial swelling, fatigue, seizures, abdomen pain.. ect ...
One disease: is unlikely to do all this (Lymes Disease, Neurosyphilis, Porphyria , SLE ? Each could account for all but one of symptoms listed) I spent the better part of an hour trying to come up with one disease.......I give up. Must be one disease plus the side effects of a treatment or more than one condition. Lets figure it out!! Need more information!! www.healthtap.com/drericweisman ...Read more
Is it possible to have a brain tumor w/ no neurological problems, no- vomit, seizure, vision ok, & only minor headaches for 4+months? Worth a scan?No?
Sores in my nose, severe gastrointestinal upest and occasional joint swelling and pain. Thoughts?
Teen with finger/finger joint swelling but no trauma happened. What could it be, and what treatment?
It depends.: There many different causes of atraumatic finger swelling. The amount of swelling and duration would help narrow the possibilities. If swelling is significant and doesn't resolve in a reasonable period of time then it becomes very important to seek further medical evaluation. An examination followed by appropriate diagnostic studies (xray, mri, blood work) would be important. ...Read more
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