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Doctor insights on: Diseases That Cause Joint Pain With Skin Lesions

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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


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I am taking Plaquinel for skin lupus. Will I be able to be in the sun okay? Or will it still cause hives, rash, joint pain, exhaustion? Thanks

I am taking Plaquinel for skin lupus. Will I be able to be in the sun okay? Or will it still cause hives, rash, joint pain, exhaustion? Thanks

Sun is dangerous: However, there is nothing special about the plaquinel that I am aware of. Protect your skin, wear a broad brim hat, cover your skin, to prevent skin cancer and early aging. You can get all the effects you asked about, but relating it to the sun would be unpredictable in my opinion ...Read more

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C-section 2 months ago. Muscle & joint pain. Having night tremors (internal) now all over body- including in my head. Bloodwork neg so far. Causes?

C-section 2 months ago. Muscle & joint pain. Having night tremors (internal) now all over body- including in my head. Bloodwork neg so far. Causes?

Wait for the answer: Your doctor will find the answer. Probably has nothing at all to do with the c-section. Any new meds? Follow doctors advice. ...Read more

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What can cause jaw pain, muscle/joint pain, extreme exhaustion, trouble sleeping, skin pain, and having trouble concentrating? My girlfriend has been suffering from jaw pain, muscle/joint pain, exhaustion, trouble sleeping, skin pain, and trouble concentr

What can cause jaw pain, muscle/joint pain, extreme exhaustion, trouble sleeping, skin pain, and having trouble concentrating? My girlfriend has been suffering from jaw pain, muscle/joint pain, exhaustion, trouble sleeping, skin pain, and trouble concentr

Eliminate the cause: First go to your md to be sure there are no medical life threatening issues. If there are no medical problems then look into the bite, joints and muscles (TMJ) as that may be a likely cause. Whatever, you need to find the cause so you know how to treat the cause and not just medicate the effects. ...Read more

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What can cause swollen lymph nodes under both arms, itchy skin with no rash, burning sensations in bones and joint pain?

What can cause swollen lymph nodes under both arms, itchy skin with no rash, burning sensations in bones and joint pain?

Lupus vs RA: Sounds systemic! I would really urge you visit your md please! Too many things going on! Please let me know what diagnosis your doc give you! Best of luck! ...Read more

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One cause? Lymph node (all), neck, back & joint pain, cough, wheezing, painful lumps shins under skin, R ear noise, tmj, fatigue, anxiety, nasal polyp

One cause? Lymph node (all), neck, back & joint pain, cough, wheezing, painful lumps shins under skin, R ear noise, tmj, fatigue, anxiety, nasal polyp

One cause?: You describe multiple signs and symptoms that may or may not be related. Please see your Physician for examination. Your Physican may also recommend that you see your Dentist, but I suspect that hour problems are medical, not dental. ...Read more

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Can a throat viral infection cause muscle pain, flashing joint pain, a rash, tingling feet, burning sensation, itchy skin. Happens on and off.

Can a throat viral infection cause muscle pain, flashing joint pain, a rash, tingling feet, burning sensation, itchy skin. Happens on and off.

Yes: But it's not an orthopedic condition. May be an auto-immune response, your body reacting inappropriately to the virus. See your medical doctor and tell hip it's important! ...Read more

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What is the reason of joint pain and skin rashes durinh first month of pregnancy?

Not sure: I would either see a dermatologist or a rheumatologist, since there could be an internal problem. ...Read more

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I am 31 male for the pass 6 months I have pain in back of my head I don't think its headaches I think its a joint pain how can I get rid of this?

I am 31 male for the pass 6 months I have pain in back of my head I don't think its headaches I think its a joint pain how can I get rid of this?

NSAIDs: If no problems with ibuprofen, try that according to directions. If no better after several days, or if worsening symptoms or side effects of medication, follow up with your doctor. ...Read more

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What does extreme fatigue, joint pain, and skin pain mean?

What does extreme fatigue, joint pain, and skin pain mean?

Mani issues!: There are too many possibilities for the questions you pose! You could have a rheumatology or immunity issue. It could be psychiatric, or one of over fift other issues. See your pcp and decide if your issues need a specialist in rheumatology or elsewhere! ...Read more

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Finger joint pain after fever and bump on skin?

Finger joint pain after fever and bump on skin?

A pic is worth a lot: Not enough info to make any determination of what's going on. A pic would help and a little more detail about the history. ...Read more

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I haven't had a period for 3 months. I'm 43 years old. I feel tired and I can't sleep. Dry skin. Joint pain. What's going on with me?

I haven't had a period for 3 months. I'm 43 years old. I feel tired and I can't sleep. Dry skin. Joint pain. What's going on with me?

Could be low thyroid: Hypothyroidism, (an underactive thyroid) could be causing some of your symptoms. There are other potential causes as well, so you should see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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For the past month I've had joint pain on my right elbow. There has been some swelling and the skin is whitended around the pain. Ican't have aspirin.?

For the past month I've had joint pain on my right elbow. There has been some swelling and the skin is whitended around the pain. Ican't have aspirin.?

Elbow pain: The good news is is that there is no redness. That said, it should be carefully examined with range of motion observed, location of maximal tenderness and imaging should be obtained. ...Read more

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Is their any other tests to get diagnosis for my case after positive ANA test, leukocytosis, sever joint pain and itchy skin patches?

Is their any other tests to get diagnosis for my case after positive ANA test, leukocytosis, sever joint pain and itchy skin patches?

Positive ana: There are many other tests that can help confirm a diagnosis. Additional blood tests to determine the exact antibody that is causing the positive ANA should be done. A skin biopsy may be indicated. It is possible that your doctor has already arrived at a diagnosis from your constellation of symptoms. ...Read more

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Elite runner. Have cam lesion on left femoral head and have always had trouble flexing as much as right and left si joint pain. Is this why?

Elite runner. Have cam lesion on left femoral head and have always had trouble flexing as much as right and left si joint pain. Is this why?

Many possibilities: Your pain could be as a result of many different things. A thorough history and physical exam and possibly some laboratory and radiology exams are needed to determine the exact cause. Causes of pain may include: trauma (fracture, sprain, arthritis), infection, metabolic conditions (gout), musculoskeletal or biomechanical abnormality and neurologic conditions (neuropathy). ...Read more

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I'm only eighteen but I constantly have acute head ache. I cant sleep at night. I also have sudden joint pain which lasts for a short time. Why?

I'm only eighteen but I constantly have acute head ache. I cant sleep at night. I also have sudden joint pain which lasts for a short time. Why?

See MD: See your family MD for evaluation and referrals as needed. You are describing a complex of problems which all need to be evaluated and diagnosed. Treatment may be individual or combined. Go see the experts. Best of Luck. Don't wait! ...Read more

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Been having- joint discomfort throughout my body &some joint pain in my right hand. Heavy head feeling-body run down-had slight swelling in face?

Been having- joint discomfort throughout my body &some joint pain in my right hand. Heavy head feeling-body run down-had slight swelling in face?

Get a blood test: Not knowing your history, I am assuming that your sedrate may have gone up. Get a blood test and see a rheumatologist as soon as you can. Also, may want to stay clear of glutens from now on.
People who are sensitive to gluten present with body pain all over, lethargy, as well as heavy head and stomach aches. Hope you feel better soon! ...Read more

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2 days I've had bad joint pain. My skin even hurts. Tonight I have chills/no fever and & my fingers are numb can't stand up straight so much pain.

See below: A lot things are going on and while it be pinched nerves coming off your spine, you should see your provider to have your symptoms evaluated more fully. ...Read more

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I have head pressure w a piercing pain by my neck and head. It comes and goes. I have joint pain. And a lack of focus too. What could be happening?

I have head pressure w a piercing pain by my neck and head. It comes and goes. I have joint pain. And a lack of focus too. What could be happening?

Hard to say: There area many potential causes, consider being seen. From muscular problems with assoviated spasm that usually has a quite benign course to the sequels of a viral or bacterial infection. You should be checked. ...Read more

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I have joint pain, edema, sun rash, headaches, fatigue. All lupus tests - except Ro/SS-A was +. My rheum. Said a type of skin lupus. What kind is it?

Lupus: May be lupus with only skin manifestations. Lupus can affect almost all organs but may affect only one or two organ systems. Tests may be normal and confusing at times. Specific expert specialist advise is necessary ...Read more

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Skin biopsy on butrfly rashto dx? +ana 1:64, bilat joint pain photo sens, slightly elevated alpha 1 & 2? . Dbl strand ANA neg sed =1, -- lupus or not?

Skin biopsy on butrfly rashto dx? +ana 1:64, bilat joint pain photo sens, slightly elevated alpha 1 & 2? . Dbl strand ANA neg sed =1, -- lupus or not?

See below: It could be but without seeing the skin biopsy, performing an exam, and looking at the rest of your lab work, I can't make the call---only your treating physician can diagnose you. ...Read more

Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
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Skin Lesions (Definition)

Skin lesions is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more