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Itchy Finger Joint Lupus
If I make a fist, my ring finger joint to wrist across the palm hurts. Does anyone know what kind of injury i have?
Several things: With symptoms this complex, you owe it to yourself to call your doctor to help you make sense out of them. ...Read more
1st a small toe joint, now side of index finger joint swollen and extremely itchy. Turns red first then purple then fades months later. Worst at night?
See rheumatologist: Symptoms u are displaying are often caused by an underlying inflammatory or auto -immune disease. ...Read more
I have sle lupus over the past while the skin on my fingers and toes gets dry sore itchy and peels off, a what can be done to lessen this and b can it be prevented?
Is there a specific test to check for lupus? My mom has it. I get very swollen joints when I go in the sun also itchy rash/hives. I feel horrible!
Yes: But as with all illnesses, the test results need be interpreted along with the symptoms and physical findings. ...Read more
Have balance issues, joint pain-hands, feet, collarb, shoulder, some pink, itchy skin. Brain MRI neg, lupus neg, rf(8), pre-diabetic. Worth pursuing?
Joint pain, muscle pain, facial rashes, tremors, itchy rashes after sun exposure, fatigue. Saw rheumatologist, all lupus tests negative+ blood normal?
See details: I am not sure what you are asking. You need to discuss the situation with your rheumatologist. There are patients with lupus who do not have positive blood tests. There are other explanations for your symptoms. Lupus remains an uncommon diagnosis in males so you may want to look for another explanation. ...Read more
How to tell lupus from jra? I having joint pain since i was15.The are no other symptoms. My fingers are now deform. It hurts esp in morning and when cold
See a rheumatologist: The best way is to see a rheumatologist. The differential is not that difficult and can be accomplished through a history and physical, lab studies and x rays. ...Read more
Joint pain in hands 7 wks now tips of fingers constantly numb/tingle in one hand. Neg for lupus and rheum arth. Nerve issue?
Lupus joint pain vs. preg carpal tunnel? How to tell the difference? 36 wks being tested for lupus but hoping for the best pain in fingers toes feet
What can cause bilateral joint pain? Began in knee's and now fingers, wrists, lump on each arm by wrist. Ra/lupus test neg 3yrs ago, not fibromyalgia
Most common dx is RA:
In someone with this presentation (like you have). Need to be re-investigated as 3 yrs a long time ago.
See a rheumatologist who'll be able to help you most.
Good luck. ...Read more
Ana 320, anti ds DNA borderline 1:20, pain in the joints of both fingers and one wrist upon movement. Mouth ulcers every month, v. Active. Is it lupus?
Joint pain everywhere, bone pain in forearm and shines, can't move at times, muscle weakness, numbness fingers toes. RA is -, lupus- lyme-, what else?
See details: Have you seen a rheumatologist? If not, see one asap. ...Read more
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
Joint pain sometimes, mouth sores, cold toes/finger/burning, headache, butterfly rash on face, always sick. Mother has lupus. Does it sound like lupus?
RASH IS SUSPISCIOUS!: See pcp for blood testing ; care. Don't wait! ...Read more
Diff. Swallowing, joint n bone pain, muscle spasm, toes n fingers numb. Severe pain I cry! N can't move, ra-, lupus-thyroid-lyme-, tramadol no help?
Get evaluated: You should see your doctor to get evaluated for a correct diagnosis and treatment options. ...Read more
Anything is possible: I suppose this could be the case and depending on the laxity of your joints, any underlying issues you may have such as marfan's syndrome, or a pain tolerance condition such that you don't feel as much pain, but otherwise, you should have a very painful, swollen, deformed looking finger and I would recommend an examination. ...Read more
Psoriatic arthritis : Typically, shows up as distal arthritis with the structure of the joint being very compromised and irregular. We often referred to it as a saw tooth pattern in the joint. When the whole finger is swollen it is more likely an inflammatory arthritis such as rheumatoid arthritis associate it with finger swelling its call dactylitis ...Read more
See your doctor: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more
Arthritis?: Wrist and finger pain can be due to several causes. Arhtritis, tendinitis, or possible nerve compression. If pain is worse with motion, then arthritis or tendinitis is more likely to be the cause. Morning pain can be due to arthitis. Night time pain or associated numbness or tingling could be due to nerve compression. If pain is getting worse, get it checked out. ...Read more
Hand dermatitis...: Hand dermatitis is common, and there are many causes — from psoriasis to allergies to fungal infection to too much exposure to soap & water or harsh chemicals. Treatment depends on the cause. It's important to find out what's causing it, in order to have a better shot at controlling it. See your doctor or a dermatologist. ...Read more
A lot of joints.: Easily defined as having pain in one or more of the 18 joints found in the fingers. Depending on the definition of finger joint there could be as many as 28 joints. ...Read more
See your doctor: You should see your doctor to examine your hands. You might need some other tests to determine the most likely cause of the swelling and the best treatment. ...Read more