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Doctor insights on: Does Tamoxifen Cause Severe Foot And Joint Pain

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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

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


Dr. Thomas Namey
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Joint Pain (Definition)

Joint pain is a clinical finding in which a joint (where two bones meet) is painful to move. This can occur with arthritis, crystal build up in joints, ...Read more