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Joint Tenderness (Overview)
Pain elicited by palpating in proximity to a specific joint.
Joint Tenderness (Overview)
Pain elicited by palpating in proximity to a specific joint.
See below: Pain elicited by palpating in proximity to a specific joint. ...Read more
I have chronic fatigue, muscle/joint tenderness, gastritis. Painful to push on stomach. I just had b12 tested & it's 1925. What type of dr do I see?
Neurologist or: Clinical Geneticist aware of mitochondrial disorders. Other symptoms--irregular body temp and/or heart rate, aphthous ulcer in mouth, progressive fatigue during day, low vitamin D level, autoimmune disorders, familial hyperextensibility, consipation/diarrhea, gastrointestinal dysmotility. Common nutrients may help, including Carnitine, Coenzyme Q10, vitamin E, methylfolate, vitamin C, and B100. ...Read more
My left shoulder has had pain it sometimes shoots down into the arm. The tendons around the joint are tender. Its like aching pain bu not always there?
Rotator cuff: Depending on your age could be chronic tendinosis or even a rotator cuff tear. Rotator cuff pain often radiates down side of arm. In patients under forty to fifty this is often the result of tendinopathy or mild degeneration and will usually respond to nonoperative measures. Older patients often have a rotator cuff tear which depending on severity is sometimes best managed with surgery. ...Read more
Orthopedic question: what are the symptoms of a meniscus tear? What does medial tibofemoral joint line tenderness mean? Where is the peripatellar?
Typically you get locking and catching with pain at the joint line of the knee.
Medial tibiofemoral joint line tenderness means pain right where the meniscus is. At the joint line.
Peripatellar is around the knee cap. ...Read more
Hello! My right hand, middle finger Distal Interphalangeal joint. This joint feels tender when I press down on it, then straighten it. What?
Arthritis synovitis: Can give a slight bit of swelling in the joint such that fluid when it's moved around takes up space and you interpret that as discomfort or stiffness. Even very early arthritis where the X-ray might seem normal can have this Synovitis can be swelling alone. Most common is OA. But many varieties of arthritides exist including associated with celiac, gi issues, infectious, rheumatoid like etc ...Read more
I have hip pain in both hips, feels like the joints, very tender, aching pain and painful to walk. No noticeable swelling/rash. Any suggestions?
Get checked: It is unusual to get pain in both hips in some one of your age if you over did it then it generally is on one side occasionally some inflammation of the joint or some other immunologic problems can cause pain in joints that are bilateral best to let your doctor to examine you and then decide which tests to order next I hopes this helps. ...Read more
Sternal end of clavicle is grinding after acromioclavicular joint decompression. Tender only when I move the arm certain ways? What could it be wrong?
Inflammation: It depends on how long ago your AC joint decompression was. If the surgery was recently, it may be irritated/inflamed from surgery (positioning?) or from certain rehab exercises or overcompensation to protect AC joint. If the surgery was several months/years ago, there could be a small cartilage injury or some arthritis in the SC joint. This joint can become lax and get excess motion too. ...Read more
Light spotting, unusual cramping, joints aching, tender breasts, for a week now (i am a virgin), what's going on?
See a doctor: Doubt anything major going on, but this is too non-specific to say online! ...Read more
Medial side knee joint point tenderness/pain. Can walk but does start to hurt. Cannot run more than a few minutes without pain, so stop. Stiff, tight, and hurts when sitting and then standing up from sitting. Very painful when running.?
Physical exam: This medial joint pain may indicate several injuries are present. You need a physical exam including an examination of your hip which can refer pain to your medial knee via the obturator nerve distribution. You may also have medial collateral ligament, medial meniscus, or anterior cruciate ligament damage. You may have an exaggerated q angle as some women do which can lead to medial compartment OA ...Read more
I'm am 22.Since the cold weather hit I've been experiencing joint pain also body aches legs arms etc. Also joint pain tender to touch. What can it be?
Joint aches and cold:
It may be related to the change in barometric pressure - as the pressure drops in anticipation of bad weather your joints - actually the capsules around the joints swell - causing pain. Check out
just try to stay warm. ...Read more
Joint pain/tenderness/swelling, Dizziness/lightheadedness Loss of balance/cordination, Muscle weakness, Low libido, Eye light sensitivity/cloudy vision, Thinking/memory problems, Numbness/tingling, Severe fatigue, vaginal dryness, pain all over.
See your doctor.: That is and impressive list of symptoms, and certainly more than can be dealt with in 400 characters. I would recommend that you see your doctor ASAP. If you have already done so and you do not have a diagnosis, you should seek out a second opinion with a primary care doctor. Don't stop until you find some answers. Good luck. ...Read more
I've been affected by gout, have had problems with the joint always being tender since the first attack?
Gout: See you podiatrist for assistanceGet a more detailed answer ›
I am in severe pain, left neck, shoulder, & clavicle area. I have swelling about 3 inches across, in the cs joint area, very tender to touch.?
Abscess: You may be describing an abscess or pus pocket eg painful swelling. Best to go see your Family Doc ASAP for evaluation & treatment as you may need to get swelling lanced & drained then started on antibiotics. Go to Urgent Care or ER if necessary. You may apply warmth/heat temporarily if necessary. In meantime, mark circumference of swelling w/indelible pen to give docs some idea of spread. ...Read more
Would a webr b dist fib fx with partial aftl and delt tear with some soft tissue in joint capsule and tenderness in Achilles be stable or unstable?
Ankle fracture: Weber b fracture means the level of fibula fracture starts at the ankle joint. Whether its stable or not can depend on fracture displacement, rotation, etc. In your case, you may have a bi-malleolar equivalent fracture. To determine if you need surgery or non-surgical treatment, see your podiatric surgeon. ...Read more
Get it evaluated.: All of your symptoms suggest a significant inflammatory process. There are several disorders that could cause these issues. See a rheumatologist asap. ...Read more
What is it? I have red bumps over finger and toe joints, finger/toe tenderness to touch and cold hands. Sometimes knuckles turn purple
My right thing is numb from knuckle to above joint. The tendon is tender and I think causing the numbness. It is very sensitive. What could it be?
Finger discomfort: A nerve impingement causes numbness but usually not marked tenderness. An inflamed tissue causes marked tenderness and may cause associated numbness if near a nerve. Any history of trauma? Observe for redness or swelling which signify infection. If symptoms persist or worsen consult a hand surgeon for diagnosis and treatment. In the meantime apply warm compresses and take anti-inflammatory (Advil) ...Read more
I have a bump on my thumb joint near the carpal metacarpal joint it isn t tender but it seems bigger than at first it s about the size of a pea?
I have a hard bump on my thumb joint it is quite tender when pressed and does ache from time to time?
On the right side of my knee cap where you bend along joint is still sore & tender after a week where I wore new shoe's and sort of twistedmyleg. Why?
Knee Sprain Symptoms: New shoes are not necessarily better. They take time to break into. If you got a different type of shoe, say motion control or minimalist, and you were not used to them, then it takes time to get used to. I am assuming you slightly sprained your knee. Sprains, without swelling, take 2-3 weeks of icing, rest, stretching, and sometimes bracing. Due to basics to help, and see how if responses. ...Read more
Sprained ankle may 2 still swollen, pain, tenderness the joint is very swollen limited range of motion talus keeps popping out snapping sound Sunday?
Ankle Sprain 1 Month: Amanda, you need to get xrays, and if negative, an MRI so see what is going on internally. You also should be in a below knee removable boot to rest the ankle. The popping and snapping can just be a sign of swelling moving around, but an exam can tell you if the tendons or ligaments are okay. Good luck. Dr Rich Blake ...Read more
Occasional slight walking pain in knee. Pain may last 1day, goes away quickly. No swell/bruise/tenderness. Full joint motion. Is it a growth fracture?
Not likely serious.: Fleeting pain lasting 1 day is more likely related to overuse and not a fracture. ...Read more
I have a faint rash on upper arms, chest and face- non itchy. I also have headache, achy/sore joints and muscles, and tender spots on neck and chest.?
See doc: This could be a lot of thing. Start with reg doc and go from there. Could be minor or autoimmune. ...Read more
Dull back pain, tenderness to touch all over body, joint pain, Joint creaking, rib pain & tender, protein in urine, tender shins, arm pain?
Is a open acj excision a standard procedure for a painful/tender impringment of the AC shoulder joint. Will this op cause any issues with instability.
Most likely not: This operation done for long time, if it is done in the way, should not cause any instability in that joint. ...Read more