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Joint Pain In Eds
Diagnosed with joint hypermobility syndrome, pain in joints including ribs hips knees sometimes excruciating. Constant fatigue, always cold, normal?
Workup and PT: There is no good evidence that JHS in and of itself will cause such significant pain. With that said, many people with JHS do present with chronic pain, fibromyalgia, fatigue and even autonomic symptoms such as you're describing. Evaluation by a rheumatologist, neurologist and physiatrist could be helpful in sorting out your symptoms, ruling out other problems, and providing appropriate treatment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Ii have excrutiating joint pain in my finger joints, and knee joints. Could this be from fibromyalgia?
Orthopedic eval: I would visit an orthopedic doctor and consider doing so sooner rather than later. Taking pain meds to cover pain should come after knowing the cause of the problem. ...Read more
Shoes or disease: Pain in multiple toes on both feet usually indicates there is a global problem. Shoes may be ill-fit causing pressure and deformity of the toes/joints. A systemic disease like rheumatoid arthritis can also cause trouble like this. You need to be evaluated by an orthopedic or podiatric foot specialist to determine the cause as well as treatment. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can si joint problem cause pain in calf? sharp pain over left SI joint plus a bit in hip but also have stabbing pain in calf had MRI and spine is fine
SI jnt pain not calf: SI joint pain refers to low back primarily, but can radiate to upper buttock, posterior, lateral,thigh, and occasionally to groin. Calf pain is not related to SI dysfunction. Visit a PMR doctor or orthopedist for an evaluation to determine the cause of your pain, and start a treatment program ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
JHS: Joint hypermobility syndrome (jhs) is an inherited condition of loose ligaments & is better known by doctors outside United States; manifested by ability to oppose thumb to forearm & touch palms to floor with knees locked. Greater joint laxity can be induced by traumatic injury (extreme sports), childbirths, & lifting while turning. See osteopath for therapeutic ideas. Keep muscles well toned. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Cartilage problems: Sometimes, cartilage defects in the knee can cause significant pain and discomfort and not be readily apparent on xray. Assuming that you have not had any additional imaging, a MRI evaluation of the knee is warranted if you have persistent pain and seemingly no other signs of structural damage on other tests. ...Read more
If RA is severe can you have multiple bone erosions in multiple joints causing widespread joint pain and morning stiffness?
Yes,: it can affect multiple joints.Get a more detailed answer ›
I must have have Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (9/9 Beighton score, SEVERE IBS, joint pain, ortho intolerance, etc) but waiting lists for specialists are 1+ years long. Any advice on getting help sooner?
Natural therapies: Ehlers-danlos syndrome has no magical solution. Loose ligaments require well toned & strong-muscle compensations. The easiest form of physical exercise is aqua therapy, whereby water buoyancy negates weak muscles overwhelmed by gravity. Treatment w. non-toxic therapies of nutrition, herbs, massage, & yoga rounds out sphere of rational therapies. Prolotherapy might have place at therapeutic table. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers