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What can cause joint swelling and neurological problems - headaches fainting seizures etc?

What can cause joint swelling and neurological problems - headaches fainting seizures etc?

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 more

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Dr. Robert Hadfield
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Joint Fusion (Definition)

Also called an arthrodesis. The porpose of a joint fusion is to stop motion of the joint. The joint surfaces are removed and some type of fixation may be added. The boney surfaces heal to each other essentially making one bone where there used to be two separated by the joint. A fusion may be done fr pain, deformity, weakness or dysfunction. Fusions are permanent but they can ...Read more


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What can cause viral fevers with lots of joint swelling and severe pain?

What can cause viral fevers with lots of joint swelling and severe pain?

Autoimmune or Lyme : Various issues like rheumatologic diseases, thyroid or infectious like lyme- get evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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If not lupus or r.A., what could cause joint swelling and pain, stiffness, and fatigue?

If not lupus or r.A., what could cause joint swelling and pain, stiffness, and fatigue?

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 more

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Joint swelling, fatigue, and strep? How often does strep cause joint swelling or joint aches?

Joint swelling, fatigue, and strep? How often does strep cause joint swelling or joint aches?

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

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I have joint swelling caused by bacterial throat infection. Is this normal?

I have joint swelling caused by bacterial throat infection. Is this normal?

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

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Does fibromyalgia cause joint swelling, pain, and redness?

Does fibromyalgia cause joint swelling, pain, and redness?

No: Fibromyalgia is a disorder of pain and is not associated with joint inflammation. You have an inflammatory arthritis and need to see a doctor. ...Read more

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What can cause joint swelling in the hands?

What can cause joint swelling in the hands?

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 more

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What causes joint swelling, fatigue, and strep?

What causes joint swelling, fatigue, and strep?

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

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What diseases cause joint swelling, redness , . ?

What diseases cause joint swelling, redness , . ?

Joint swelling: Many diseases may cause this: degenerative arthritis, synovitis, septic joint, superficial infection, tumor, fracture, etc. ...Read more

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What can cause joint swelling, redness, warmth and pain?

What can cause joint swelling, redness, warmth and pain?

Perfect Storm: You have just described joint inflammation. This is your body's reaction to some sort of irritation to the joint. (Infection, trauma, the like) ...Read more

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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 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?

Low Vit D: A level of 4 ng is very low. Would go for supplementation consider and discuss with MD 1000-2000 mg Vit D a day. See if your symptoms resolve. For the joint swelling would follow up this week with doctor /urgent care to assess if it is autoimmune or other pathology. ...Read more

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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

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What would cause severe joint pain, fever, spasticity, myopathy, neuropathy, facial swelling, fatigue, seizures, abdomen pain.. ect ...

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

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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?

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?

It is possible,: but it is likely that there is another cause for recurrent minor headaches. See your doctor or a neurologist for an evaluation and go from there, you may not need imaging. ...Read more

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I am experiencing knee pain. The following also describe me: Joint swelling, Pain or discomfort, and Athlete. What should I do?

I am experiencing knee pain. The following also describe me: Joint swelling, Pain or discomfort, and Athlete. What should I do?

Be seen: An exam and possibly an X-ray or MRI will likely reveal the source of your problem and appropriate treatment options. ...Read more

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Teen with finger/finger joint swelling but no trauma happened. What could it be, and what treatment?

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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Teen finger/finger joint swelling = jra?

Teen finger/finger joint swelling = jra?

Have to be seen: A number of different bacterial and viral infections can cause joint swelling, usually for a short duration. In jra, joint(s) remains swollen over 6 weeks. ...Read more

Dr. Liawaty Ho
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Ac Joint Separation (Definition)

Wherever two bones meet is a joint. Joints move in certain directions and use ligaments from one bone to the other to prevent movement in other directions. ie ligaments on the sides of the knee keep it from bending sideways. When ligaments tear partially its called a sprain, completely its called a separation. The acromioclavicular (AC) joint is where the collarbone meets ...Read more


Dr. Charles Toman
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Joint Replacement Surgery (Definition)

In short the old joint is cut away and new surfaces are placed securly ont the cut surfaces. Som with bone cement and some use bone ingrowth to fix the component, in essence the old is replaced by new. They consist of combinationd of titainium, surgical stainless and plastic (high density polyethylene). Remember done = no going back. ...Read more