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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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It's a long shot, but could the black mold in my apt. Explain chronic low fever, ab pain and GI bleeds, spontaneous mediastinal air, livedo reticularis, pre-syncopes, joint pain and severe headaches?

It's a long shot, but could the black mold in my apt. Explain chronic low fever, ab pain and GI bleeds, spontaneous mediastinal air, livedo reticularis, pre-syncopes, joint pain and severe headaches?

No: You may have low fever and headaches from mold exposure but the rest are highly unlikely to be related. You need to consult your doctor on your problems. By the way, even if you were not ill, it is unhealthy to live in a moldy environment. ...Read more

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What can be causing fluid to build up around my knee joints causing severe pain and swelling?

What can be causing fluid to build up around my knee joints causing severe pain and swelling?

R/O ARTHRITIS: You need to be evaluated for ARTHRITIS BURSITIS.. You need a full exam and lab workup including TFTS /vitD/RA/ANA/URIC ACID Lyme titers. Bilateral knee X-ray and MRI if symptoms persist. You should also go gluten free wholeApproach. Com. And start vitamin supplements. Glucosamine/krill oil/ubiquinol/resveretral. Also PT eval for ROM exercises. ...Read more

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Frequently when I touch things (open a door, pick up the phone) if anything touches my finger joint I get severe pain enough to bring tears?

Frequently when I touch things (open a door, pick up the phone) if anything touches my finger joint I get severe pain enough to bring tears?

Dysesthesia: This sounds like a problem with hypersensitive nerves in that area. The condition is called dysesthesia (or hyperesthesia, in your case) as usual stimuli causes pain (not numbness). It can be due to the delayed effects of an old injury / accident (if it affects the nerve), or from medications, toxins, or other conditions that attack the nerves. Talk to your doctor or use HealthTap Prime to get Rx. ...Read more

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What can cause viral fevers with lots of joint swelling and severe pain?

What can cause viral fevers with lots of joint swelling and severe pain?

Autoimmune or Lyme : Various issues like rheumatologic diseases, thyroid or infectious like lyme- get evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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Is one of the side effects of effexor severe joint pain? my daughter has been taking it for 6 weeks or so. For the last 3 she has severe pain in her hips and shoulder. She was taken off of it on July 27 and is still in a lot of pain. X-rays show no signs

Is one of the side effects of effexor severe joint pain? my daughter has been taking it for 6 weeks or so. For the last 3 she has severe pain in her hips and shoulder. She was taken off of it on July 27 and is still in a lot of pain. X-rays show no signs

Unlikely: Unfortunately joint pain is one of those symptoms where there can be a multitude of possible causes. So, while it's technically possible ... It's somewhat unlikely. In actuality, the norepinephrine component of Effexor (venlafaxine) usually improves pain symptoms by blocking the pain signaling pathway. Wish there was a more definitive answer ... Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Took forteo for 16 months. Have odd bone spur, eye socket growing towards sinus. Now multiple joints, never injured severe pain. Specialty/tests?

Not certain related: It is not cetain the Forteo is the problem. We need to clarify what diagnosis is and then proceed. Your best approach is to see a rheumatologist so you get a diagnosis of the joint pain. ...Read more

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Good sign that joint pain is less severe on some days? Or could it still be lupus? Pain always there but some days better than others

Good sign that joint pain is less severe on some days? Or could it still be lupus? Pain always there but some days better than others

See doctor: Joint pain tends to be worse with cold and humid weather. However with your history and at your young age, I recommend that you consult an rheumatologist. ...Read more

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