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How to get rid of joint pain(leg pain) incase of a glomerulonephritis's patient? She cannot walk properly.

How to get rid of joint pain(leg pain) incase of a glomerulonephritis's patient? She cannot walk properly.

Doctor can evaluate: A primary care doctor can evaluate a patients joint pains, and refer to a rheumatologist and/or a physiatrist (pm&r doctor) if needed. Joint pains can be from many causes, such as auto-immune problems, osteoarthritis (due to wear and tear over the years), medication side effects, joint injuries, gout problems, etc... An orthopedic doctor can also help, depending on the type of joint problem. ...Read more

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Urine (Definition)

Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more


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I tested positive on the Ana test. I have joint pain, WBC and RBC in urine without bacteria. What could it be?

I tested positive on the Ana test.  I have joint pain, WBC and RBC in urine without bacteria. What could it be?

See Rheumatologist: The antinuclear antibody test is a highly specific test used to diagnose Lupus and other potentially severe autoimmune diseases. There are several autoimmune diseases that will cause an ANA test to go positive, as well as some harmless conditions( false positive). See your GP immediately to get a referral to a Rheumatologist and have your condition diagnosed and treated, if necessary ...Read more

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Joint pain fatigue headaches trace blood in urine hair sheds more than normal 320 homogenous ANA. All other blood test normal what could be wrong?

If you have history: of rheumatoid condition, then the homogenous ANA high titer is likely expected to happen. ANA titers only signify an autoimmune type disease, not much more as it is ubiquitously high in many different disease processes. I would be in close working relationship with the healthcare provider you will be referred to sort this out. Good luck. ...Read more

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Bloody urine 4 months. No uti. Bloody noses 2x a week 4 months. Butterfly rash on face. Cold toes fingers. Have ms. Lupus in family. Joint pain/stiff?

Bloody urine 4 months. No uti. Bloody noses 2x a week  4 months. Butterfly rash on face. Cold toes fingers. Have ms. Lupus in family. Joint pain/stiff?

Many symptoms: You have many symptoms as described, and it appears a family hx as well of some diseases. You should see a dr. And tell them your symptoms and get lab testing including tests that would check/screen for autoimmune disorders, including lupus. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Dr. Scott Markham
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Vision Changes (Definition)

There are many types of eye problems and visual disturbances. These include blurred vision, halos, blind spots, floaters, and other symptoms. Blurred vision is the loss of sharpness of vision and the inability to see small details. Blind spots (scotomas) are dark "holes" in the visual field in which ...Read more


Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Vision (Definition)

Vision is a feature of a person's brain that allows him to see. He must have normal eyes, optic nerves (that stretch from the eyes to the back of his brain), and visual cortex (the vision center in the brain), in order to see properly. An ophthalmologist is a ...Read more