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Causes of persistent reddish purplish color below the cuticle on left pinky and fingertip next to it, gout like joint pain on right side of body?

Causes of persistent reddish purplish color below the cuticle on left pinky and fingertip next to it, gout like joint pain on right side of body?

Don't suspect gout : Doubt gout it would be unusual at your age and even Hippocrates noted that women don't usually get gout until after menopause. Your physician can evaluate you and have you see a rheumatologist. Arthritis in those joints at your age could suggest something like inflammatory arthritis related to psoriasis, but there are other possible causes also. A full evaluation will help answer your question ...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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I have severe joint pain in my foot, my knee and my shoulder all on the right side of my body, I am only in my 20's. What could be causing this?

I have severe joint pain in my foot, my knee and my shoulder all on the right side of my body, I am only in my 20's. What could be causing this?

Rheumatologist: There are several causes of joint pains including rheumatoid arthritis, gout,lupus,etc. If your symptoms persist, I recommend that you see a rheumatologist who will order the appropriate tests and treatment. ...Read more

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I have tested ANA positive, have IBS, joint pain on both sides of my body hands, shoulders, wrists and diverticulitis. What is my prognosis?

I have tested ANA positive, have IBS, joint pain on both sides of my body hands, shoulders, wrists and diverticulitis. What is my prognosis?

Non specific: Problem with ANA test is that it is very sensitive but not specific. You will need more testing from your MD to sort out the diagnosis before a prognosis can be given. ...Read more

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29 year old male with sudden onset widespread joint pain. Symptoms concentrated on left side of body, swollen hands and itchy skin no rash no bug bite?

29 year old male with sudden onset widespread joint pain. Symptoms concentrated on left side of body, swollen hands and itchy skin no rash no bug bite?

Needs evaluation: The onset of these symptoms can have many sources. These symptoms can be related to connective tissue disorders, viral infections, medication reactions, among others. Some of these can be serious and should be evaluated. ...Read more

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Sudden joint pain in entire body. What can I do?

Sudden joint pain in entire body. What can I do?

See physician : It is unusual to develop whole body pain all at once. You should check with your primary care doctor to make sure that there is nothing systemic going on. ...Read more

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What causes joint pain on the side you use least?

Muscle tone?: Uncertain i understand your questions but i will try to answer it. Your dominant side will have stronger muscles and this muscle tone may protect you more.The non-dominany side may be more deconditioned sicne itis used less. Try a general exercise program. ...Read more

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I have joint pain all over my body. What can I do to alleviate the pain?

I have joint pain all over my body. What can I do to alleviate the pain?

Medication: Over the counter pills like ibuprofen, naproxen, Acetaminophen may help; follow package instruction. If the pain continues or worsens see your primary doctor or a rheumatologist for testing. The condition might respond to other treatments. ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Namey
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Joint Pain (Definition)

Joint pain is a clinical finding in which a joint (where two bones meet) is painful to move. This can occur with arthritis, crystal build up in joints, ...Read more