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Does Cracking In Your Shoulders Meen You Have Arthritis
Depends: It really depends on the degree, occasionally popping sounds from any joint is benign. If the shoulders are constantly producing grinding sounds or if you feel a type of clunking sensation in the shoulders, there could be a problem and you should get it checked out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Arthritis is progressive degeneration of one or more joints. Symptoms may include joint pain, swelling, decreased motion, and stiffness. The two most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis, which is associated first with articular cartilage breakdown with a component of inflammation, and rheumatoid arthritis, which is a systemic autoimmune disorder that affects joint linings first and secondarily ...Read more
Huge pain in left sholder , then swelling in the left knee , RA factor +ve, does.That confirm rheumatoid arthritis? If so, how should I go about it ?
No. but trouble: You have migratory polyarthritis, of which rhematoid arthritis is one of the major players. Ou should cojsult with a rheumatologist, a specialist in these disorders. These arthritides are destructive; ie, they destroy the joint tissue is untreated. But we have good medications for them now. So save our joints, get a clear diagnosis and appropriate treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See details: It is likely just a referred pain from the neck. One cannot tell if it is neck or shoulder without an exam. ...Read more
My motheringlaw has bad painful arthitis in her shoulder and arm is dietbetic what do we do to heal her?
No healing: Rather there are excellent treatments out there. She really whould see a rheumatologist for her arthritis (rheumatoid versus osteo) and an endocrinologist to get her diabetes under control. Diabetes can exacerbate arthritis. Gentle water aerobics are also a great way to help, plus she could make friends in the water class. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have neck arthritus when i squeeze my shoulder blades together you could hear crackling sound.What is it?
Most likely due to -: 2 causes: 1: the arthritis itself produces the crackling/popping sounds with movement of whichever joint is affected; 2: another rarer possibility is presence of a bursa (a natural sac with fluid in it, which is present on some prominent bones). When there is inflammation, called bursitis, it can produce crackling sounds. Have yourself seen by an orthopod so the correct DX can be made for you. ...Read more
Shoulder, back, arm pain diagnosed as pinched nerver from arthiritus in left shoulder . Any relief suggestions?
I have neck arthritus, when I sit for a period of time, my left shoulder begins to hurt. I can raise,lift, turn in a circular movement no pain, what?
I have neck arthritus when i move my head side to side(ear to shoulder) you can hear my back crackle sound. What, normal?
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