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Joint Pain In Fingers And Toes
2 years ago I had an RF factor of 51 and was diagnosed with fibromyalgia. 4 months ago my RF was 69 and have severe joint pain in fingers and toes to the point where I can't even go to work or open a bottle and sometimes my fingers will lock in place.
I am anemic with. B12 n d issues and have severe joint pain in fingers n toes. All recent and an 42 female. Help?
Sir, my ESR is 34, rf, aso, ANA tests al are -ve. I ve joint pain in finger, knee & toe. Mild swelling in 3 fingers at distal proximal joint. Pls help?
I am 22 and experiencing joint pain in fingers, toes, and back. Stiff fingers every morning. Shooting pain in toes. What is the cause?
Joint pain in fingers, wrists, knees, & toes for 2 weeks. Also have AI thyroid disease. 29 yrs old. Could I have RA? At what point should I see dr?
Autoimmune diseases: The chances of someone with Hashimoto's/Graves developing RA is higher than the average, but still fairly low. See your doctor, but no need to panic. ...Read more
Joint pain in fingers, wrists, big toes, shoulder and elbow for a few months. Now painful muscle spasms in forearm. Are pain and spasm likely related?
Could be need evalua: you need an evaluation. They could be related. Check with your physician and see if you should see a rheumatologist that can help clarify all these different types of symptoms ...Read more
+ana speckled, +rnp 2.4 sever fatigue, bad joint pain, raynauds, fingers +toes, insomnia GERD dr says 250mg of mag daily? Will that fix my problems?
Moderate to severe joint pain, if not using hands, fingers, knees, toes, or hips for awhile they pop a lot.
Pain joint: Swelling can be inflammatory, traumatic, infectious in a younger person. There are other things too that are rarer. Pain that has persisted for more than a few days should be evaluated. Questions include history of puncture, laceration, recent illness, other joints that hurt, diet, metabolic disorder, inflammatory arthritis, thyroid, diabetes, Lyme and the list goes on...... Best see your doctor ...Read more
My ESR is 34, rf, aso &ana tests all are negative. I have joint pain in my finger, knee & toe. Mild swelling in 3 fingers at dip joint. Can I still have rheumatoid arthritis?
Possible: It is possible to have sero- negative ra, in which the rheumatoid factor assay is negative. It is also possible that you have another autoimmune illness, there are some overlaps in these conditions and the lab work doesn't always give an exact diagnosis. You should see a rheumatologist if your joint inflammation persists. ...Read more
Does an extremely low fat diet cause major joint pain especially in the back and cold fingers and toes?
I have inflammation on my toes on my right foot. Joint pain on my shoulder, fingers, & wrist every morning. What do I do?
Joint pain and swelling 24 year old girl. Cold symptoms. Finger joints, knee, ankles and toes affected. What could it be?
Get checked!: She certainly needs to be checked. There are many causes, some easy to fix, some not so easy. She should get seen this week. ...Read more
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
I have had joint pain in my fingers since late jan and I've recently noticed leg and toe tingling with my toes burning at night while sleeping. Ideas?
Sever joint pain, knees back wrists elbows n hands both sides w/severe muscle weakness n numbness from shoulders to finger n in toes. Ck is 335 ra-?
Maybe: It is impossible to answer without being able to examine the joints and have access to necessary lab results. Have you seen a rheumatologist? ...Read more
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
Severe joint pain in hips feet toes hands fingers knees elbows morning stiffness daily 20 mg prednisone no help MRI no inflam ANA 1:320 help?
Try DMSO: DMSO (dimethylsulfoxide)--aka horse liniment--is available at a health food store or feed/veterinary supply. For systemic inflammatory conditions as you apparently have, I suggest one tsp per day orally. It tastes terrible. Mix with a small amount of water, and chase it with something else to kill the taste. Major adverse effect is that you will "off-gas" the DMSO in your breath and sweat. ...Read more
When I sleep/lay down, my hands go numb. After waking my fingers don't open and close properly but eventually return to normal by mid day. (Although there is joint pain) Also, my feet go numb. I have pain in my left foot and ankle. I have the same sharp p
You need to see MD: The symptoms you describe are clearly not normal. The potential causes are numerous, and if not identified may result in significant medical problems ranging from loss of function and joint destruction to even cardiac issues. This can't be diagnosed via Internet. Make an appointment to see a doc ASAP. ...Read more
I am concern about my health condition I have severe fatigue, nausea, joint pains in all joints back and foot and finger spasms sleeplessness, mem?
Time to see your doc: It seems that you have significant concerns from your symptoms, which can be caused by a varieties of conditions. Since your symptoms are adversely affecting your daily functioning/quality of life, I would suggest that you contact your doc as soon as it is feasible to have a thorough evaluation. I don't think your issues can be easily solved without an evaluation. Good luck. ...Read more
Help! Extreme joint pain in fingers morning stiffness I'm hot all night long and miserable. What can I do to relieve this? 35 wks pregnant and in pain
See Rheumatologist: Finger joint pain and stiffness and morning stiffness plus feeling hot and miserable could be one of the inflammatory arthritides like R.A. You need to have a Rheumatologist examine and advise. ...Read more
Possible diagnoses: If the main problem is joint pain with activity and the joint is larger and feels bony, osteoarthritis is a possibility. If there is soft squishy joint swelling and morning stiffness, rheumatoid arthritis would be possible but in RA several joints are affected and usually both hands. Another possible diagnosis is simple tendinitis, usually from overuse. See your primary doc if it is not improving. ...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
Typically 9 joints.: Toe joints include any of the numerous joints that are found in the toes and enable movement of the toes. Typically the great toe has one. The second, third and fourth toes have two in each toe. The fifth or little toe can have either one or two. Some consider the joints that join the toes to the foot (metatarsal phalangeal joints) as toe joints also. Toe pain is when any one of these joints hurt. ...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 foot doc: Have xrays and the doc will give you your options. ...Read more
See rheumatologist: If you are concerned, see a rheumatogist as they will be able to determine what is causing it. ...Read more
See your doctor: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...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 more
Purple: Could be spasm of the blood vessels in the fingers ie raynaud's syndrom, which can present with arthritis, ie rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, scleroderma, other connective tissue diseases. Important to make sure it is real and not due to chemical staining, raynaud's is treatable. Meds or moving to a warm climate, if cold intolerant. Rare diseases ie cryoglobulins, vasculitis can occur and need mdexam. ...Read more
It easy: Stop playing the games, and rest your fingers. Thank you. ...Read more