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Is It Okay To Pop My Wrists If I Have Arthritis In Them
Arthritis is progressive degeneration of one or more joints. Symptoms may include joint pain, swelling, decreased motion, and stiffness. The two most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis, which is associated first with articular cartilage breakdown with a component of inflammation, and rheumatoid arthritis, which is a systemic autoimmune disorder that affects joint linings first and secondarily ...Read more
Do I have some form of arthritis? Female, 20 years old_swollen joints with pain;knee, wrists, fingers_knee occasionally pops out of place. If i move my leg a certain way i get pain and the sensation of my knee about to pop out of place_restless nights due
As : As with most pain conditions, there can be a variety of potential problems that can cause the pain that you are describing. It is difficult to diagnose with the short description given and without a proper physical examination. Pain is often a sign of inflammation. Inflammation often occurs when something is irritated. Irritation occurs from a variety of different things. If the pain does not improve, you should see someone who is qualified to make an appropriate diagnosis. Arthritis may be a primary diagnosis or a secondary diagnosis. There may be something else, sometimes hereditary, that may be causing your early arthritis-like symptoms. Imaging and labs may be necessary. As always, i would highly suggest you do your research when seeking medical help. Find a physician who meets, or even better, exceeds the basic qualifications to practice in their specific field or sub-specialty. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My shoulders, elbows, wrist and ankles pop like sound when begining to lift weights. Can it mean arthritus?
I am a 21 years old female. I saw a new doctor for painful joints in wrists/ankles. The doctor did a complete workup and it reported WBC 11.3, ANC 8916, TIBC 484, ESR 28 and Uric Acid 12.9. I had a previous bladder infection. The doctor suggested to repea
Yes: Arthritis can affect people in the wrists with the aging process. There is also a higher likelihood of developing arthritis following a traumatic injury to the wrist (e.g. Fractures or sprains). Finally, some patients develop forms of inflammatory arthritis which can affect multiple articulations within the wrist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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