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What is finger joint swelling and pain with wrist pain and sholder pain symptoms of?

What is finger joint swelling and pain with wrist pain and sholder pain symptoms of?

Several things: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. Only after all this will your doctor be in a position to tell you what's wrong and what needs to be done to help you. ...Read more

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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Causes of some minor pain and aching in hip joint and upper thigh discomfort after total hip joint replacement?

Causes of some minor pain and aching in hip joint and upper thigh discomfort after total hip joint replacement?

Depends: Thigh pain in the front is usually from scar tissue from the hip joint tightening up from sitting too much. Stretching the hip and quad can help. Pain in the upper thigh behind the hip is usually from sciatic nerve irritation in the lumbar spine, or infrequently from scarring at the surgery site. I would ask your orthopaedic surgeon. ...Read more

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What causes hip and low back pain with these symptoms: shoulder and neck continuous pain and cracking?

What causes hip and low back pain with these symptoms: shoulder and neck continuous pain and cracking?

Spine Pain Options: This chronic pain in the distribution as you suggested is the result of an irritated nerve or facet joints or other injury typically in the lumbar spine (low back) which are caused by herniated disks, spinal stenosis or degenerative disc disease, etc requiring further evaluation by a spine specialist and may be candidate for facet injections/radiofrequency ablation and epidural steroid injection. ...Read more

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Pain in knee joint and back.

Pain in knee joint and back.

Check out this link.: If it gets worse, see your dr and consider getting an xray to check for arthritis. Take care! http://www.Webmd.Com/pain-management/knee-pain/. ...Read more

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Numbness in toes, knee joint pain, and lower back pain along with migraines. Any suggestions?

Numbness in toes, knee joint pain, and lower back pain along with migraines. Any suggestions?

Likely unrelated: I think the symptoms in the leg and the head are separate even though they may be occurring simultaneously. The leg symptoms may be related to a disc compression some of the nerves that go down the leg. This may be more prominent in certain positions. Leg symptoms also may be due to referred pain from muscle or a disc. Also, not all headaches are migraines so it is important to have them evaluated. ...Read more

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What causes joint pain and stiffness?

What causes joint pain and stiffness?

Too many to list: There are over 100 different types of arthritis or soft tissue causes for your pain. Have a rheumatologist evaluate the issue. ...Read more

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What can cause finger joint swelling and pain with wrist pain and shoulder pain?

What can cause finger joint swelling and pain with wrist pain and shoulder pain?

Many: Thre are many rheumatologic conditons that could cause your symptoms. One would need to know your history, your overall health, medications, allergies, history and other information. You need a good exam, lab studies and perhaps x-rays. I would recommend you see your pcp, a rheumatologist or an orthopedist. You could have anthing from a minor problem to a severe problem. Get checked out! ...Read more

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I am experiencing back pain and knee weakness. The following also describe me: Obesity, Knee pain, Painful swollen joints, Pain shooting down the ...

I am experiencing  back pain and knee weakness. The following also describe me: Obesity, Knee pain, Painful swollen joints, Pain shooting down the ...

Why the wait? : Obesity, exerting pressure on your back and lower limbs joints, with nerves affected too, knee pain could be originating from your hips, and the shooting pain can be due to pinched nerves or sciatica. Bottom line, you have to be seen, lose weight and not hope to be treated online, good luck ...Read more

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Hematospermia, joint pains hips stiffness foot and finger ache are symptom of what?

Hematospermia, joint pains hips stiffness foot and finger ache are symptom of what?

Hematospermia : The hematospermia is unlikely related to the joint pain. It generally is a self-limited problem warranting urologic evaluation in those with recurrent hematospermia, age greater than forty, and those with associated pain or urethral discharge. ...Read more

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Ii have excrutiating joint pain in my finger joints, and knee joints. Could this be from fibromyalgia?

Ii have excrutiating joint pain in my finger joints, and knee joints. Could this be from fibromyalgia?

Unlikely : Most commonly joint pain is related to some type of arthritis. Evaluation by a rheumatologist can help elucidate which type of arthritis is present. ...Read more

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Hip problem and pain, early arthritis?

Hip problem and pain, early arthritis?

Possible: Your age would indicate that the likelihood is low, however there are those who have a propensity for early-onset arthritis. If your symptoms are limited to one hip, you may want to have it evaluated for other musculoskeletal problems. ...Read more

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Pain under bellybutton also burning sensation in wrist joints and flatulence and neck clicking and cracking also pain in hip and burning sensation i.

Pain under bellybutton also burning sensation in wrist joints and flatulence and neck clicking and cracking also pain in hip and burning sensation i.

Many things to coord: These are many things to coordinate and needs to be evalauted by your physician. I am not certain these are all related. One would need to know your total medical health to help and your physician woudl be the one to do that.I would look at your intestine, but also joints like hip, neck, wrists, etc ...Read more

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What is joint stiffness and pain, plus fever symptoms of?

What is joint stiffness and pain, plus fever symptoms of?

Joint stiffness: These symptoms are common with infections/ inflammation. Viral/ bacterial/rickettsial/ parasites can cause these symptoms. Viral illnesses are the most common etiology. Other causes may include rheumatological causes/auto-immune diseases, inflammation following infections but are less common. ...Read more

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Constant hip and back pain with popping of hips and sharp pain in back by right hip. Possible reasons for pain?

Constant hip and back pain with popping of hips and sharp pain in back by right hip. Possible reasons for pain?

Many possibilities: The list of possibilities is long. Your best course of action is to see your DR, get an exam, and other testing if necessary. Then you will get a correct DX and treatment If needed. ...Read more

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Lower back knee joints and hip joints are shooting pain very severe?

Lower back knee joints and hip joints are shooting pain very severe?

Multiple symptoms : See u orthopaedist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Imhave mild arthritis in right thumb have pain in hand and lowerback pain after sleep and knee pain and fatigue what are these symptom?

Joint pain: It is common to have joint pain upon awakening when people reach their 50-60, fatigue has so many things it can be associated with it would be hard to provide advice without a consult. So.. If these symptoms are becoming more pronounced you should be evaluated ...Read more

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My mom(she's 47, menopause, 5'1", 154lbs) have joint pain. Is it okay to take flax seed oil regular? Pls give some advice about the amount, time of takin

My mom(she's 47, menopause, 5'1", 154lbs) have joint pain. Is it okay to take flax seed oil regular? Pls give some advice about the amount, time of takin

Silence in Medicine: I believe first that medicine in general has nothing to say about the health benefits of your proposed use of an oil. This is not in any way known to have positive or negative health benefits. Thus medicine is neutral about this product. ...Read more

Dr. Janet Greenhut
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Menopause (Definition)

The natural decline in reproductive hormones when a woman reaches her 40s or 50s and ...Read more