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What causes joint pains?

What causes joint pains?

Various reasons: Gout, simple strain, arthritis, referred pain from elsewhere are all (of many more) reasons to have pain in your joints. ...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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What is causing my joint pains?

What is causing my joint pains?

Multiple causes: There is a long list of possibilities for more than one joint hurting:- generalized conditions like osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, other types of arthritis; infections; some medications; metabolic conditions like gout, pseudgout; bleeding disorders (hemophilia, etc). This is not a complete list. ...Read more

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I have joint pains in the morning?

Osteoarthritis: Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis, affecting millions of people around the world. Often called wear-and-tear arthritis, osteoarthritis occurs when the protective cartilage on the ends of your bones wears down over time. Stiffness. Joint stiffness may be most noticeable when you wake up in the morning or after a period of inactivity. ...Read more

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I have multiple joint pains, what could I have?

I have multiple joint pains, what could I have?

Get Evaluated: There are many causes of joint pain including arthritis. If you have multiple joint pains, you need to be evaluated. Getting a correct diagnosis and treatment options will relieve your pain and help prevent the condition from getting worse. ...Read more

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I'm having constant joint pains. What can I do?

I'm having constant joint pains. What can I do?

See a Rheumatologist: There are many different reasons to have joint pains, and sometimes that pain is actually not from the joints, but can be from tendons, ligaments, bursitis, and muscles. I do strongly recommend seeing a rheumatologist to get a comprehensive workup. ...Read more

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How can we reduce joint pains after our days work ?

How can we reduce joint pains after our days work ?

Start at night : Start the night before and hydrate and get a good night sleep. In morning take an antiinflammatory med to prevent swollen painful joints and one during and one after. If you have a deformity, you make need bracing or supports to ease your work. Lastly, ice ice ice to help decrease pain and swelling. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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After measles now suffer joints pains, is it normal?

After measles now suffer joints pains, is it normal?

Viral Synovitis: After any viral illness it isn't unusual for joints to be sore or inflamed. ...Read more

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At what age does one usually start to experience joint pains?

At what age does one usually start to experience joint pains?

Any age: While we typically associate joint pains with older age, the truth is that many diseases including juvenile rheumatoid arthritis can cause joint pain at a very young age as well. ...Read more

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I have rheumatic problem....What i need to do to avoid joint pains?

I have rheumatic problem....What i need to do to avoid joint pains?

I think I better: Answer this one. Rheumatologic disease is a specialty all to itself. There are a myriad of causes for joint discomfort. You must work through to a specific diagnosis in order to make the best treatment plan. ...Read more

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I am 24 and already have recurrent joint pains, so what could it be?

I am 24 and already have recurrent joint pains, so what could it be?

Might be nothing...: Many people have the mistaken notion that they will never feel pain. Possibly, you are experiencing normal achiness related to work or to an exercise program. If, however, your pain is frequently disabling or is accompanied by significant swelling or stiffness, you might have a more significant illness. Discussing such issues with your internist, or even with a rheumatologist, may clarify things. ...Read more

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