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Could Broken Ribs Cause Arthritis 18 Years Later
I have right shoulder, neck , head/face pains. Some days they effect entire arm , ribs, back etc. Mother diagnosed w arthritis. Suggestions please?
See a rheumatologist: The best suggestion is to have a rheumatologist evaluate the issues. ...Read more
Pain in ribs,legs,back,front bone in neck,hips,not able to sleep,and bones popping is it vitamin d deficiency related or symptoms of arthritis?
Yes: Ths is not uncommon to have accelerated degenerative changes about the rgeion that was affected. ...Read more
Can you have arthritis in your head? How would you test? What could cause popping and craclkling noises started in top of head now neck too. 2 years
Hello, i was diagnosed a few years ago with neck arthritis. Can this cause me to have tight neck muscles. My problem is i've been having bouts of extreme fatigue, need to rest.
Could this be the muscle?
Possibly: Arthritis can certainly produce tight neck muscles. Whether this is related to your fatigue is questionable. To determine the cause for these episodes you will need a full detailed evaluation by a clinician. Start with your pcp and go from there. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Meningioma, enchondroma, psoriatic arthritis & ankolysing spondylitis. Could any of these be caused by being on Prilosec or prevacid for 15 years?
Prilosec effects?: Prilosec and Prevacid are proton pump inhibitors that reduce stomach acid production. They are used to treat heartburn, stomach inflammation and ulcers. Recently there have been some reports that long term usage could increase the risk of osteoporosis ( decreased bone density). I am not familiar with the drug causing any of the problems you have, however. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can taking Aleve daily over a long period of time (years) cause sharp and gnawing pain under my left rib cage? Had blood tests recently, doctor said some level was higher due to my taking Aleve (which he prescribed for my arthritis). Should i stop taking
Ask your doctor: Aleve can cause a number of problems that can show up as pain under the left rib cage. These include peptic ulcer and coronary artery problems. Don't know which blood levels would be affected, but you really should press your doctor for an explanation of your symptoms and of the abnormal blood test. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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