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Is knee pain and other joint pain a symptom of als ?

Is knee pain and other joint pain a symptom of als
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Joint pain may: be a symptom of arthritic processes or other inflammatory conditions, but is generally not a hallmark symptom of ALS ...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 joint pain and stiffness a normal symptom with bronchitis?

Is joint pain and stiffness a normal symptom with bronchitis?

It is not uncommon: Body aches, joint pain and tiredness usually due to infection. In most cases, the cause is a virus and plenty of rest, drinking lots of fluids, avoiding smoking, and possibly a prescription for an inhaled bronchodilator and OTC NSAIDs may be very helpful. ...Read more

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Is jaw pain a symptom of fibromyalgia or tmj?

Is jaw pain a symptom of fibromyalgia or tmj?

Possibly both: It is not uncommon for fibromyalgia patients to have jaw pain. Tmj syndrome can be associated with arthritic changes or disc changes to the jaw itself which would be different then the source of pain for a fibromyalgia patient. See your physician or dentist to help sort out the source of the jaw pain. ...Read more

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Is joint pain a symptom of your period?

Is joint pain a symptom of your period?

Yes: Breast swelling and tenderness. Bloating, water retention, weight gain.Changes in bowel habits, .Acne. Nipple discharge, food cravings, especially for sweet or salty foods.Sleep changes.Fatigue, lack of energy.Decreased sexual desire.Pain. Common complaints include headaches or migraines, breast tenderness, aching muscles and joints, or cramps and low back pain prior to menstrual bleeding.Thanks. ...Read more

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Is joint pain a symptom of pms?

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Is joint pain a symptom of pms?

It can be: Alyssa, the usual PMS symptoms are bloating or cramping, nausea, and increased emotionality, but water retention can also be a symptom, which could cause joint pain. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Is there a parasite that can cause joint pain and symptoms of arthritis?

Is there a parasite that can cause joint pain and symptoms of arthritis?

Lyme disease: Lyme disease is transmitted through a bite from a specific type of tick. Common symptoms are flu-like symptoms, stiff neck, chills, fever, swollen lymph nodes, headaches, fatigue, muscle aches, and joint pain, especially TMJ. If you have been bitten by a tick, see your doctor for evaluation and treatment. It can be effectively treated with antibiotics. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is neck pain a sign of some disease?

Possibly: Most neck main is neurological, muscular, or skeletal in origin. Nerve injury or pinching from a disc, muscle strain, or rib dysfunction are common causes. However, depending on the neck pain type, location, duration, & associated symptoms, it could be a sign of arthritis, meningitis, tumor, thyroid disorder, etc. Swollen lymph nodes from infection also can cause significant neck pain. ...Read more

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Is joint pain always accompanied by a lot of swelling?

Is joint pain always accompanied by a lot of swelling?

No: Pain in the joints is not always accompanied by swelling, but the presence or absence of swelling can be a big clue for your doctor. ...Read more

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Is chest pain a symptom of lupus arthritis flare?

Is chest pain a symptom of lupus arthritis flare?

Yes but...: Lupus flare up can cause inflammation of the pleura and pericardium (sack around the lungs and heart respectively) which can cause chest pain. However it is important that you see your doctor to be sure there is no coexisting coronary artery disease as well. ...Read more

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Is low right hand joint pain symptom of stress?

Low right hand joint: Pain? Not sure what is meant. Hand joint pain commonly is a symptom of arthritis, trauma, inflammation and infection . Arthritis whether it be osteoarthritis , inflammatory arthritis or gouty or pseudo gout in nature typically has pain swelling tightness as a common symptom. ...Read more

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Is ankle pain associated with Lyme disease?

Is ankle pain associated with Lyme disease?

Sometimes: Lyme arthritis may effect the ankle joint. If there is no swelling it is unlikely to be related to lyme. ...Read more

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Is joint pain one of the anxeity symptoms?

Is joint pain one of the anxeity symptoms?

Which joints??: Anxiety can cause joint pain, in terms of possible tmj/tmd by clenching of the teeth during the day or grinding at night. Anxiety can lower the immune response and your ability to ward off pain, which can also contribute to some joint pain and issues. I would see a doctor asap for a history and exam. ...Read more

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Is knee pain a symptom of hiv ?

Is knee pain a symptom of hiv

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Unlikely unless it: has depressed your immune system by having been infected leading to AIDS allowing for a secondary knee infection to occur causing pain, swelling, warmth, redness and fever. ...Read more

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I have hypothyroidism and and having worst pain in the wrist joint . Is it a symptom of carpel tunnel syndrome ?

I have hypothyroidism and and having worst pain in the wrist joint . Is it a symptom of carpel tunnel syndrome ?

Could be: Many people with thyroid disorders do develope numbness and tingling in their hands, and sometimes feet. This usually occur at night or upon awakening in the morning. These symptoms often persist even when your thyroid level returns to normal. Hypothroidism can cause some generalized joint achiness, not specific to wrist. Get it checked out. ...Read more

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Is low grade fever and swelling in ankle a symptom of ms?

Is low grade fever and swelling in ankle a symptom of ms?

No: Perhaps the fever and ankle swelling represents a local infection, and less likely an inflammatory joint disorder. Ms does not cause such problems. Although steroid usage in ms could result in avascular necrosis of shoulder, knee, or hip, would not usually even cause a fever. ...Read more

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Is there a correlation between severe painful cervical degenerative disease and ant disc displacement without reduction/bone spurs and pain in TMJ?

Linear Correlation: between Cervical Degenerative Disc Disease and TMJ well documented. The result of changes in the C2-C5 can cause pain in the cervical area and refer pain to the TMJ and facial structures, regardless of the anterior disc displacement. ...Read more

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Lyme Disease (Definition)

A tick-borne illness caused by the bacterium borrelia burgdorferi that results in symptoms of fever, headache, fatigue, and a characteristic skin ...Read more


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Stiffness Or Decreased Movement (Definition)

Stiffness is a symptom of inflammation surrounding a joint or muscle and making it more resistant to movement. Neurological disorders can sometimes cause stiffness. ...Read more