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Cold Exposure Cause Arthritis
Severe all over bone pain in cold weather. What could cause this? ANA 1:640 but all arthritis has been ruled out
Cold sensitivity: Rheumatoid arthritics are not the only ones sensitive to,cold. Low pressure, wet weather, and cold are painful,to many chronic diseases and most,pain patients with chronic pain. Causation is not known for certain, but some believe it is due to a response to do,the body to shrink suoerficial circulation to maintain body heat. This is a sensitive area and some are more aware of,it and hurt. ...Read more
My hands after cold exposure were very itchy and red, what completely gone but since 3 weeks lower half of pointing finger my left hand is swollen.
Sounds like Raynauds: It sounds like you may have a reaction to cold called Raynauds phenomenon. It describe it to people as an "allergy" to cold. Your body is put into that environment and does not react to it the way it should. It is like a broken thermostat. My advise to you is seek a warm climate and stay out of the cold; and that includes the freezer section in the store. ...Read more
SENSITIVE JOINTS: Great question with no scientific answer. Many patients with arthritis experience this. There is some research looking at how patients with osteoarthritis process pain. There seems to be more to the pain than just the bones rubbing against each other. There is research showing how the central nervous system (brain and spinal cord) are intimately involved in processing arthritis pain. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
150 + types arthriti: There are over 150 types of arthritis so these differ and these symptoms can be different. The symptoms come from swelling, inside the knee, rubbing of bones and cartilage, inflammatory crystals, torn menisci, joint mice (debris) etc. Each person is different and your evaluation will look at these things to try to help make the diagnosis and develop your therapy program. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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