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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


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Can there be anything that could cause painful joints on just one side of the body?

Can there be anything that could cause painful joints on just one side of the body?

Not specifically : But it could be that what ever type of joint problem you are dealing with is just showing up on one side at this time if this is causing sig problems it would be wise to see a doctor about this. ...Read more

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What could cause swollen and painful joints?

What could cause swollen and painful joints?

Many causes: If you have swollen painful joints you should be evaluated by a rheumatologist. There are many different causes including infectious forms of arthritis, for example lyme disease or parvo. There are also many forms of inflammatory arthritis, including rheumatoid and psoriatic. Its important to not delay in getting the correct diagnosis and proper treatment. ...Read more

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What are possible causes of stiff, painful joints in a man?

What are possible causes of stiff, painful joints in a man?

Numerous: The most common cause is osteoarthrosis, but there are many possible causes including rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, gout, deconditioning, tendonitis, etc. See your primary care doctor to start an evaluation for the possible causes. ...Read more

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Could menopause cause bone pain, painful joints etc.?

Could menopause cause bone pain, painful joints etc.?

Not commonly: Some women complain of aches and pains but these are not typical joint pains. Certainly the joints do not show any obvious damage, swelling or inflammation which is the case in most types of arthritis. ...Read more

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What causes painful joints (fingers, elbows, knees) & low back pain?

What causes painful joints (fingers, elbows, knees) & low back pain?

Most commonly PsA!: Psoriatic arthritis would be most likely! but with so many., it is likely inflammatory. See a rheumatologist! ...Read more

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What can cause painful joint symptoms?

What can cause painful joint symptoms?

Lots of things: Injury, viral syndromes, inflammatory arthritis degenerative disease are all causes of joint problems. ...Read more

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What causes pressure filled and painful joints other than arthritis?

When you say joints!: Pain and swelling of joints, is by definition, arthritis. Arthritis can be immune, metabolic, degenerative, metabolic, or infectious! so the answer: nothing else! ...Read more

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What could cause swollen hands and painful joints in a.M? Xrays, blood test, and rheumatologist say no arthritis. Could it be heart? No heart symptoms

What could cause swollen hands and painful joints in a.M? Xrays, blood test, and rheumatologist say no arthritis. Could it be heart? No heart symptoms

Unlikely: Is this issue only present in the morning and how long does it last until your hands are back to normal? Did the rheumatologist see the hands when they were swollen? Does it occur every day or only infrequently? Answer these questions first. ...Read more

Dr. Stratos Christianakis
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Joints (Definition)

Joints are parts of the body, formed by the cartilage-covered ends of bones plus the strong, flexible ligaments that attach the bones to one another. Movements at the joints in the body allow the different parts of the body to move in ...Read more