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Does tamoxifen cause joint pain?

Does tamoxifen cause joint pain?

No: This is not a typical side effect seen look for other reasons. ...Read more

Dr. Sean Canale
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Tamoxifen (Definition)

This medication is used to: treat breast cancer that has spread to other parts of the body in men and women. Treat early breast cancer in women who have already been treated with surgery, radiation, and/or chemotherapy. Reduce the risk of developing a more serious type of breast cancer in women who have had ductal carcinoma in situ (dcis; a type of breast cancer ...Read more


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Why does Taxol (paclitaxel) cause muscle and joint pain?

Why does Taxol (paclitaxel) cause muscle and joint pain?

It hurts all over: I work in palliative medicine, and I have seen patients w. Various types of pain when on chemo. Often, they are given opioids (morphine, etc.); some patients do better w. "adjuvant" pain medicines such as seizure meds & anti-depressants, even though they are not having seizures nor depressed--like a fibromyalgia patient! doses vary a lot; close followup w a palliative care doc is a must. ...Read more

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Why does denosumab cause muscle pain?

Why does denosumab cause muscle pain?

Side effect: If it happens within 7 to 10 days, it could be a sign that your calcium level could be low which can occur with this medicine. If this applies to your situation, you may want to have your calcium level checked. ...Read more

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Does cold cause pain in joints?

Does cold cause pain in joints?

Potentially: Cold can cause pain in joints, particularly if they are arthritic, ...Read more

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Does fibromyalgia cause joint swelling, pain, and redness?

Does fibromyalgia cause joint swelling, pain, and redness?

No: Fibromyalgia is a disorder of pain and is not associated with joint inflammation. You have an inflammatory arthritis and need to see a doctor. ...Read more

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Why does degenerative joint disease cause knee pain?

Arthritis pain: Degenerative joint disease (DJD) is a descriptive phrase for arthritis. DJD involves wear and tear to the articular cartilage of the knee. This process can cause pain and inflammation, which can range from mild to severe, depending on the severity of the arthritis. For help with treatment of your djd, consult an orthopaedic surgeon. ...Read more

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Does the medication aromasin (exemestane) cause abdominal pain?

Does the medication aromasin (exemestane) cause abdominal pain?

Not likely: Abdominal side effects from medication is very common, and usually near the top of these lists. It is not a common one with this medication. Abdominal pain, in general, is caused by distention of intestinal wall or spasm of the wall. The number of causes can fill a book. To complicate it, 'referred pain' means the pain is felt distant from the source. E.G. Chest pain may be felt in the gut. ...Read more

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Chronic SI and hip joint pain with popping/cracking. Normal XRay and MRI. (HO hip dysplasia as infant) Pain is getting worse. What can cause this?

Chronic SI and hip joint pain with popping/cracking. Normal XRay and MRI. (HO hip dysplasia as infant) Pain is getting worse. What can cause this?

Hip Pain: Hip and SI joint pain have a great deal of overlap. There are many things that can cause these symptoms, such as bone deformities, muscle and ligament injuries, as well as bursal abnormalities. If there is a history of developmental hip problems, further evaluation would be beneficial to make sure there is no lasting effects. ...Read more

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Why does endometriosis typically cause pain and health problems?

Why does endometriosis typically cause pain and health problems?

Endometriosis: There are certain proinflammatory substances that are secreted by the ectopic endometrial tissue that are very irritating to adjacent tissues and nerve endings causing pain. These substances, ie prostaglandin, will cause uterine contractions that are also painful. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have joint pain or other side effects from arimidex (anastrozole)?

Is it normal to have joint pain or other side effects from arimidex (anastrozole)?

Yes, very common: Joint pain is a very common side effect of these type of drugs. There is no damage being done. Try tylenol (acetaminophen) for the pain. Don't stop the medicine until speaking with your doctor. ...Read more

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What can cause severe joints pain? No relief with anti-flammatory, nor pain medicine. ( lower and upper joints)

What can cause severe joints pain? No relief with anti-flammatory, nor pain medicine. ( lower and upper joints)

Need Consultation: Get in to your doctor to be evaluated. This is a more severe condition if anti inflammatory and pain meds do not work. ...Read more

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Does osteopenia cause pain?

No: increases risk: Osteopenia means your bones have lost some of their mineral content, but probably not enough to greatly increase fracture risk. Osteoporosis is more severe mineral loss that does increase the likelihood of fractures. Neither causes pain unless you actually break a bone. (if you have either, be sure your vitamin d level is high enough. Your doctor can do a blood test. But don't overdo vitamin d.). ...Read more

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Does raynaud's typically cause shoulder pain?

Extremity Disease: It is limited to the hands and occasionally the feet. It involves spasm of the muscles lining the vessels. For shoulder pain, think muscles, tendons or ligaments as the cause. ...Read more

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Does porphyria cause joint pain?

Does porphyria cause joint pain?

Not typically: There are small vessel obstruction so i would expect the pain to be areas and not joints. ...Read more

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How can arthritis cause joint pain. Is edema a cause of arthritis?

How can arthritis cause joint pain. Is edema a cause of arthritis?

Joint pain: Arthritis is inflammation of joint. Pain is from inflammation/fluid (secondary to inflammation) arthritis is inflammation/edema of joint. ...Read more

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Does tamoxifen cause joint pain?

No: This is not a typical side effect seen look for other reasons. ...Read more

Joint Pain (Definition)

It is a pain syndrome where the people have pain in the joints. It does not have to be inflammatory like rheumatoid arthritis or gout and can be mechanical like osteoarthritis ,but there are a variety of other causes of the joint pain. The rheumatologist can help discern what type of problem with ...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