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Is it possible to get meningitis in your joints?

Is it possible to get meningitis in your joints?

Agent can infect Jt: A variety of infectious agents can travel in the blood and end up in both the brain and a joint however, if a germ known to cause meningitis is only found in the joint it is simply a joint infection. ...Read more

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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


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Is it possible to get arthritis in your wrists?

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Is it possible to get arthritis in your wrists?

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 more

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Is it possible to get arthritis in your neck or back?

Is it possible to get arthritis in your neck or back?

Yes: Yes. Arthritis in the neck is referred to as "cervical spondylosis" and in the low back as "lumbar spondylosis". It can cause neck or back pain and stiffness, but can become particularly problematic if the arthritis narrows a canal through which a nerve travels. That can cause radiating pain, numbness, and/or weakness into the arm(s) or leg(s). ...Read more

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Is it possible to get meningitis from your dog?

Is it possible to get meningitis from your dog?

Spread meningitis: Most cases of meningitis have been spread by droplet infection. Bacteria and viruses can be carried in the saliva eventhough others may be asymptomatic. I suggest you not kiss your dog on the mouth and wash you hands well before eating and putting your hands in your mouth or against your nose. ...Read more

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How dangerous is it to have fluid in your joints?

How dangerous is it to have fluid in your joints?

Not dangerous.: Fluid in the joint indicates that the joint is inflamed. Lots of things cause inflammation. It is uncommon for the joint fluid itself to cause a problem. The fluid is an indication of an underlying problem. Most of the time the fluid is a reflection of a minor inflammation and not a cause of great concern. Seek medical help if you have lots of pain, joint heat or a fever. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to get a flu shot in your hip?

Is it possible for you to get a flu shot in your hip?

Yes it is possible: It is an intramuscular injection and can be injected in gluteal muscles but preferred choice is in the arm.But it can be injected in hip area muscles. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get arthritis from cracking your joints?

Is it possible to get arthritis from cracking your joints?

Unlikely: Virtually all doctors will tell you no. However, the bursting of nitrogen bubbles which causes the cracking sound may increase the heat inside the joint and thereby possibly damage cartilage after years of cracking. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get ulcers in your juajenun?

Is it possible to get ulcers in your juajenun?

Very rare: If you have a jejunal ulcer which is very rare there is usually some other underlying condition causing this. Eg crohns or, zollinger ellison syndrome etc. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to get a cold in your neck ?

Is it possible for you to get a cold in your neck ?

Yes - in a way.: In traditional chinese medicine there is a concept of pernicious winds that the neck is particularly susceptible to. When it is cold keep both your neck and head well covered to prevent effects of pernicious winds. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a fever in your back?

Is it possible to have a fever in your back?

Hot back: Likely represents inflammation which can feel very hot. Infection can also feel hot. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to get joint problems from the flu shot?

Is it possible for you to get joint problems from the flu shot?

Yes, any vaccination: Can cause joint pains with swellings. These are generally short lasting for a few days only. ...Read more

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When you have rheumatoid arthiritis is it possible to get a pain in the chest?

When you have rheumatoid arthiritis is it possible to get a pain in the chest?

Several reasons!: Rheumatoid arthritis frequently causes pericardial effusions, though much more common to be asymptomatic, pain can occur. Arthritis can also occur in the sternoclavicular joints. Posterior chest wall pain is very uncommon. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have osteomyelitis of your spine without a fever?

Is it possible to have osteomyelitis of your spine without a fever?

Yes: Fever occurs in less than 50% of vertebral osteomyelitis cases. Back pain and an elevated sedimentation rate both occur in greater than 90% of cases. Mri scan is by far the most sensitive and specific test to confirm the diagnosis and to insure there is no para vertebral spread of infection. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to get phlebothrombrosis in the arm?

Is it possible for you to get phlebothrombrosis in the arm?

Phlebothrombrosis: Thrombophlebitis = phlebitis = phlebothrombosis. It can occur in the arm. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get traveling joint pain?

Is it possible to get traveling joint pain?

Yes: In certain cases you do see what is known as fleeting joint pains; this is usually temporary and passes. Rheumatic fever is said to lick the joints but it bites the heart. ...Read more

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Is it possible for staph infections to occur in your bones?

Is it possible for staph infections to occur in your bones?

Yes: Fortunately most routine staphylococcus infections are limited to the skin. However, once the bacteria moves beyond the skin to involve the blood, the infection can then spread almost anywhere including into bones. This condition is called osteomyelitis & generally requires expert evaluation for diagnosis & management. Individuals at particular risk for osteomyelitis include uncontrolled diabetics. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a parasite in your urinary tract? If so how can you get rid of them?

Is it possible to have a parasite in your urinary tract? If so how can you get rid of them?

It's possible: BUT, they are more likely acquired in third world countries and much less common to get in the US. If diagnosed, there are medications that can treat a parasitic infection. ...Read more

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Is it possiple to get crab in your armpit?

Is it possiple to get crab in your armpit?

Armpit crabs: I presume you are referring to crab lice. Rare, but certainly a possibility. Any hairy area is susceptible for lice. However, if it were crabs, you probably also have it in the pubic area. ...Read more

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Is it possible for baby to get infected in the sac?

Is it possible for baby to get infected in the sac?

Yes: The developing fetus shares a blood connection with mom through the placenta. Any germ that enters moms blood may infect the fetus & cause injury or death.This could be as simple as the flu, or as bad as syphilis (std). The sac will protect baby from genital germs unless or until the sac opens prior to or during labor.Invasion of a small hole in the sac by group b strep is often fatal. ...Read more

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Meningitis (Definition)

Infection and inflammation of the membranes lining the brain and spinal cord. Can be caused by viruses, ...Read more