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Is There A Joint Pain That Can Move From One Joint To Another
I have recurring flares of rashes, joint pain, muscle aches, debilitating fatigue, dizziness. I have photosensitity and one episode of my WBC at 2.0 years back. My ANA is 6:40. I'm on plaquenil. Why are all my other antibodies neg for lupus?
Maybe SLE maybe not.: Diagnosis of rheumatologic disease is generally based on symptoms with support from lab. Sounds like you have a rheumatologic disease and are being treated with a rheumatologic agent perhaps by a rheumatologist. They can explain your particular situation better, but suffice it to say tests are not always right and a single test does not generally make or break a diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: Especially if associated w infection.Get a more detailed answer ›
I had hip pain but was told I have a L6 and it is causing joint pain. Also told one wrong move with weight on my back could break it? Is that true?
Absolutely not: Having a "sixth" lumbar vertebrae carries no increased risk of back problems at all, nor do you have be careful. There are normally 12 thoracic vertebrae, each with an attached set of ribs; 5 lumbar which then end on a solid fused part of the spine known as the sacrum. If there is one less pair of ribs or one extra motion segment in the sacrum, it is called by some as having "6" lumbar vertebra. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Joint pain lasts for one second then moves to another joint/muscle. doesn't restrict mobility or hurt with movement. consistent with lupus?
Lupus can cause : Multiple joint pains. I would mention to your Rheumatologist though any new findings you have related to your medical condition so that they may accurately follow and help you. Sometimes, they may decide to change your medication based on changes in your symptomology. ...Read more
Still got joint pain 7 weeks after iron infusion, but my dr wants me to have another one. Surely this will just make the joint pain worse.
Iron infusion info: Hard to give information because no diagnosis given. All iron infusions are iron-carbohydrate nanoparticles. They can differ in size and configuration and in release and clearance . Common uses for infusion are gastric bypass , kidney disease, and failure to absorb oral iron. They can cause reactions. So if you can`t discuss with your md he could refer for second opinion re arthritis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have RA but my joint pain is not bilaterally.
I can go to bed with pain to one joint and wake up with pain in another joint. Why is this?
Two fridays ago I took vitamin b complex and amino acids shot. I start feeling a joint pain on my left hand. O didn't think about the shot. The pain it was gone after 3 days. After 7 days I took another shot and it was a really painful one. The next da
Stop taking shots!: Perhaps you are having an allergic or autoimmune response to something in the injections. Each time you do this the response from your body is amplified. This is called an anamnestic response, and could be potentially dangerous. Whatever you are trying to accomplish could probably be done in a much safer fashion with oral supplements. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am 74 and have chronic joint pain, but no one has an answer. Want to be acitve so can anyone help?
You need evaluation: There are many reasons why people have chronic joint pain. You need an evaluation. It is arthritis - what type? Is it soft tissue rheumatism? This can be a cause of chronic pain. Where do you hurt? If joints which joints? Do they swell? Are they tender to touch. A definition of what type of pain you have is the first step to appropriate therapy. A rheumatology evaluation would be wise. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My husband has constant severe joint pain. Sometimes it hurts to move or even get out of bed. What's going on?
Acute joint pain: Severe joint pains that hurt to move or get out of bed is of concern . Causes are many . Could be inflammatory joint disease, polymyalgia rheumatica, acute viral syndrome with arthritis , inflammatory muscle disease , acute endocrine disorders , acute infections , early chronic fatigue syndrome etc to name a few . Time to see a doctor for thorough evaluation. ...Read more
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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