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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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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

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What causes severe joint pain in the legs and feet at night?

What causes severe joint pain in the legs and feet at night?

Many things: Arthritis. If you are a smoker, diabetic, have high cholesterol you may want to talk to your doctor about getting your circulation checked. Sometimes other issues such as with the thyroid or nerve related issues from the spine (herniated discs, sciatica) can cause these to develop.

If the leg pain is worse in bed (with cramps) or with prolonged walking, seek medical attention. ...Read more

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What causes severe joint pain in both hands, knees, and feet? Swelling, reddness, and all of areas are hot to touch, with severe fatigue. Thanks.

What causes severe joint pain in both hands, knees, and feet? Swelling, reddness, and all of areas are hot to touch, with severe fatigue. Thanks.

Rheumatoid Arthritis: At your age it is more likely to be rheumatoid arthritis or another collagen disease like lupus etc. Only way you can find out is by consulting your family physician or a rheumatologist. Need detailed history, physical examination, xrays and/or blood test.Osteoarthritis usually presents at later date and pain and symptoms are limited to the joints only due to degenerative changes in the joints, seemd. ...Read more

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I have severe joint pain in left foot and 3 herniated discs. Are they related and how?

I have severe joint pain in left foot and 3 herniated discs. Are they related and how?

Foot pain: A herniated disc can put pressure on a nerve if the right disc presses on the nerve innervating the foot it may hurt. ...Read more

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Should I be tested yearly for my kappa level of 2.19. My lamda level is within range. I have severe joint pain on in my shoulders, knees, feet, and?

Should I be tested yearly for my kappa level of 2.19. My lamda level is within range. I have severe joint pain on in my shoulders, knees, feet, and?

Kappa chains tested: MinervaR ~your doc is a smart doc. He must have measured your urine before for these immunoglobulins in the urine and you must a have shown a few in the urine and he is making sure it does not get worse. The joint pain +kappa chains could be due to a paraproteinemia and the commonest one is multiple myeloma. Please continue this very important surveillance thanks ...Read more

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I have severe joint pain in my foot, my knee and my shoulder all on the right side of my body, I am only in my 20's. What could be causing this?

I have severe joint pain in my foot, my knee and my shoulder all on the right side of my body, I am only in my 20's. What could be causing this?

Rheumatologist: There are several causes of joint pains including rheumatoid arthritis, gout, lupus, etc. If your symptoms persist, I recommend that you see a rheumatologist who will order the appropriate tests and treatment. ...Read more

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Can hormonal changes after having a baby cause me to have joint pain in the fingers, knees, and feet? The finger pain started a month after ihad myson

Can hormonal changes after having a baby cause me to have joint pain in the fingers, knees, and feet? The finger pain started a month after ihad myson

Possibly: Pregnancy brings about a lot of body changes. One of these is a relaxing hormone that helps the pelvis stretch for the delivery. This can cause some other areas to stretch and become painful. Taking care of a new baby can put a lot of stress on areas that you haven't used much before. Pregnancy sometimes brings out an underlying arthritis problem. If this keeps up get it checked out. ...Read more

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Severe joint pain in hands and feet and morning stiffness. Sed rate is norm. So no inflammation. So why do they hurt?

Severe joint pain in hands and feet and morning stiffness. Sed rate is norm. So no inflammation. So why do they hurt?

Don't assume. ..: That there is no joint inflammation because sed rate is normal. It's unclear from your note how long you have been experiencing severe joint pain; in the early stages of joint inflammation the sed rate may be normal and even the finding of joint swelling can be subtle. You are in the age group in which Rheumatoid Arthritis may occur. A more sensitive marker for inflammation is the CRP; ask MD. ...Read more

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Severe joint pain in hands/feet morning stiffness numbness. One finger the joint feels like it is sliding back and forth when bending it. What is it?

See your PCP: Severe pain in hands and feet in the morning can indicate an inflammatory condition such as arhritis. The individual finger problem sounds like a tendon issue. The two are not related. A blood test. By your Primary Care doc may anseer the former, a Hand surgeon should evaluate the latter. ...Read more

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I was stung by 3 bees on the bottom of my foot and big toe. I'm now having moderate-severe joint pain and mild-moderate loss of muscle control.

I was stung by 3 bees on the bottom of my foot and big toe. I'm now having moderate-severe joint pain and mild-moderate loss of muscle control.

Go to ER: Your responses are not expected from bee stings. Perhaps the bugs were not properly identified. I am concerned that you may have something more serious such as Lyme disease. You need immediate medical attention if you are losing control of muscle function. ...Read more

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Severe joint pain in hands/feet morning stiffness numbness. Rheum fact neg. Do not want a bunch of testing. Can I assume it's from being 36 wks preg?

Severe joint pain in hands/feet morning stiffness numbness. Rheum fact neg. Do not want a bunch of testing. Can I assume it's from being 36 wks preg?

Maybe: It could be the pregnancy, but you should make sure your OB doctor knows, and is following you. There are many causes of aching joints, or polyarthralgia. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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A year ago I fell an hurt my ankle an now I have severe leg pain, and joint pain in knee groin n ankle, foot?

Ankle/leg pain: This is not common but can occur. You would need to be examined and possibly have some tests to help determine what the problem is. ...Read more

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My rheumatoid factor was negative. Severe joint pain and morning stiffness with numb hands and feet. Should I now be concerned about lupus?

My rheumatoid factor was negative. Severe joint pain and morning stiffness with numb hands and feet. Should I now be concerned about lupus?

Rheumatoid arthritis: A negative rheumatoid factor does not rule out rheumatoid arthritis. Of course, the differential should include autoimmune diseases, postviral syndromes or metabolic diseases, thyroid specifically, given your history. Talk to your doctor about the next step in managing your symptoms. ...Read more

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Dx w/RA & MALT NHL, severe feet swell, rash and extreme bone/joint pain after 2nd dose of Rituxan (rituximab). Will this go away? How long do side effects last??

Dx w/RA & MALT NHL, severe feet swell, rash and extreme bone/joint pain after 2nd dose of Rituxan (rituximab). Will this go away? How long do side effects last??

If you are having: A side effect of a medication you don't wait for it to go away you inform your physician IMMEDIATELY!!!! ...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