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Flaccid Joint Back
Yes: I find that many joint problems can be sucessfully managed with a rehabilitation program. Of course that is not true for everyone but I find that if a person commits to an exercise program of their joints they can really see significant changes if they give it enough time and effort. It is not always easy but then many things that are worth it are not always easy. ...Read more
Possibly: The bite can often be corrected to a position that allows the disc to return to its natural position. This is not always the case. Ligaments have been stretched, and there can be damage to the disc itself. More important than disc position is the relief of signs and symptoms, being pain free and having a full range of, motion. ...Read more
Maybe: Maybe, but many times not. Even is successfully treated cases. You want your symptoms improved, not necessarily "joint in its proper position? . ...Read more
I have 8 inflamed joints in my back and the pain is getting worse and worse over the last few months. Help?
See your DOCTOR.:
You need to get diagnosed to the cause of the inflammation in your joints of the back, and get treated soon before the inflammation causes serious &/or permanent damage to surrounding structures, like nerves etc.
See a spinal surgeon and probably an infectious disease specialist as well. ...Read more
The joints on my spine make frequent cracking noises every time I turn. I feel the need to pop the joints every hour or so. Should I be concerned?
Worry if it hurts:
Lots of people have sounds some shiv
ch mean nothing and some that may indicate something's going on. Generall if no pain, then nothing to pursue at this time. ...Read more
How would you know if si joint was unstable. Getting pain in left dimple area of back not there all day just when I move sometimes had it for 5 weeks.
Physical therapy: The pain may be coming from your si joint. If you bend sideways in the direction of the pain is at worse? The joint is probably not unstable, just irritated. Have your doctor send you to a physical therapist. They area great at pinpointing the source of pain and treating. ...Read more
Various: Low back pain is second only to the common cold for visits to a doctor. Overloading the muscles and ligaments, straining the joints or even herniating a disc can all cause low back pain. Determining the cause of the pain creates the cure which can be wildly different. A good history and physical examination by a physician is the way to get to the root of your pains. ...Read more
Hi, is it true: "one study showed for every 30 pounds lost, a man gets back 1 inch exposed penile length".And if it is, in erect or flaccid state? Thx
It is if: The man has a really large belly and it leans over the penis, it could be either the erecdt or flaccid state as the belly dissappears, it is really just an illusion as it is difficult to accurately measure with an overhung belly. ...Read more
My foreskin can be completely pulled back when its flaccid but only half or 1/4 of the skin can be pulled back when when its erect. Can you suggest me?
Not a disease: Why are you asking to change something that is natural and not a disease or medical condition? ...Read more
Disc and facet: Each motion level in the spine has three joints: 2 are facet joints and are located in the back, one is the disc space in the front. The facet joints are a "true" synovial joint like the knee and hip an has a joint capsule and synovial fluid. The disc space acts like a joint by allowing motion to occur, but is not a synovial joint. ...Read more
Very possible: If you have a history of lupus, diffuse joint pain can certainly be a signal that lupus has returned. I would seek the evalutaion of a rheumatologist very soon to help prevent futher problems and of couse treat your joint pain. ...Read more
In someone as young as you, and male, a rheumatologic condition such as a seronegative spondyloarthropathy needs to be considered.
See more often in women, pregnant women, and with arthritis.
Seek out a rheumatologist in your area to make sure it's not one of those conditions. ...Read more
Alot of my joints hurt time to time the stop and come back every day im in pain from it what could it be?
Does fibromyalgia causes paint in the joints as well in the flesh of my back even though I am takin my medicine? Help please.
Not joint per se: Fibromyalgia does not directly affect joint, but not uncommon to encounter early morning stiffness after awakening. Do not know what medicine you are taking, but analgesics, nsaids, antidepressants do not work well. Better are fda approved lyrica, cymbalta, savella (milnacipran). ...Read more
I masturbate a lot something like 2 / 3 times per day at most. The problem I feel pain in my lower back, my joints pops up?
May take motrin: Vigoruous males your age commonly have a vigorous sex drive, so this is common. The pain in your back can be treated with motrin 600 mg 4x/day. The joints popping does not indicate any disease - I am assuming that the joint is not out of place, just making a popping sound. You can look up some back exercises to do to help your aching back on the internet. ...Read more
Is it an issue if I can't pull back foreskin when my penis is erect? I have no problems pulling back foreskin when penis is flaccid
Phimosis: If this condition persists, it may be a case of phimosis, a condition in males where the foreskin cannot be fully retracted over the glans penis. Sometimes, this is caused bu inflammation and a build up of scar like tissue that may need to be treated to prevent further issues. This is not uncommon and can be easily treated by your Dr. Best wishes. ...Read more
SI Joint feels "stuck." Anything I can do to release it? Pain on one side, lower back when I step up on curb or straighten up in seat.
See details: You can see a doctor and have the pain evaluated instead of trying to self-diagnose. Weight loss is also essential as you are obese. ...Read more
One day, pain in joint located under the Lateral Malleolus randomly appeared. Lasted 2-3 weeks; went away ~4 days, now it's back. Poss. Causes?
Peroneal tendonitis: You may have re aggravated it...Get a more detailed answer ›
What does it mean when u have grad onset (over a couple of hrs) of all over body severe joint pain? I have min. Arth in my back but this every joint
I am 49 and lost much weight last year. Since then I've put back on most weight yet my breasts hang flaccid. Periods long, clotty last one had an odour
See your doctor: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. Only after all this will your doctor be in a position to tell you what's wrong and what needs to be done to help you. ...Read more
When I try and do light work outs all my joints click a lot and can causes discomfort this having an affect on trying to get back into shape. Can't take any medication what can I do about this?
Should get checked: Being 23, osteoarthritis is not likely. Crackling of your joints including the neck/back/hands has not been shown to have any ill effect as long as it is not causing you any pain. In the young and active, crackling sounds in joints are quite common. If you have significant pain/stiffness that is adversely affecting your life/work/sleep etc...Consult your doc for an evaluation. Good luck ...Read more
You cannot: There is no safe way.Get a more detailed answer ›
"radiating pain": If refers to radiating pain from a specific nerve distribution - usually from an upper region to a lower region, i.e. Back down th leg, or neck to the arm or shoulder.. Each nerve carries a signal (and pain) to a specific anatomic location. (compare to a sprained ankle that can be diffusely painful and numb rather than focally numb and painful in one location. ...Read more