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Lupus And Bone Pain
Read that bone pain is symptom of bladder cancer. Hip bone or pelvic bone pain? Have some other symptoms and bad pain in hip bone. related?
Depends: If you have not had cancer, pain is most likely not due to cancer. In particular if it is chronic. Other causes of pain are much more likely. ...Read more
Depending on who is using the term, bone pain can be used to describe a pain that seems very deep, as opposed to something more superficial, or the term can be limited to pain that arises from the bone itself. There are other potential causes of deep pain other than pain from the bone including pain from a pinched nerve ...Read more
Are there other diseases besides RA and lupus that could cause severe morning stiffness, joint pain, bone pain, muscle aches? Prednisone does not help
If RA is severe can you have multiple bone erosions in multiple joints causing widespread joint pain and morning stiffness?
Yes,: it can affect multiple joints.Get a more detailed answer ›
What rheumatic diseases cause edema (in legs and arms) and widespread swelling with joint pain? I have diagnosis of seronegative spondlyoarthritis.
None. See yur doctor: None of the rheumatic diseases directly cause swelling in the hands & legs. This is more likely a side effect of medications (especially steroids & DMARDs like Enbrel) or a separate problem of the liver (cirrhosis), kidney (nephropathy), or heart (heart failure). There are autoimmune causes of cirrhosis & nephropathy. In this forum, it is hard to say if they are related to seroneg spondylarthritis ...Read more
Negative RA blood work. MRI=bone erosion in MCP joint and wrist joint effusion. Pain in both hands. What are conditions other than RA it might be?
Rheumatoid arthritis: You should keep in mind that patients can still have rheumatoid arthritis even if blood work is negative, especially if the disease course is relatively early. Other conditions that can present similarly include but are not limited to lupus, gout, pseudogout, psoriatic arthritis or osteoarthritis. Hope that helps! ...Read more
What would cause low platelets fatigue headaches bruising trigermonial naralgia swelling and pain in ribs back and hips. ?
Vasculitis possible: Consider a CRP or ESR - this to measure general inflammation. Because of the headache one might pursue temporal artery biopsy. The occlusion of the arteries can cause headaches, jaw pain, and even compromise vision. The bruising is due to the low platelets that can accompany vasulitis or temporal arteritis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have anemia, and low calcium.consistently experience excruciating bone pain in legs and ribcage. Have had clear lung scans and spine mris.
You need a workup: Hi. Low calcium is not normal. Bone pain isn't either in absence of a fracture. What is your PTH? Your 25-hydroxyvitamin D? Your alkaline phosphatase? Your 24-hour urine calcium? You need a good work up! Go see my ol' buddy, Dr. Gyan Brard, an endocrinologist in Mesa, or any other good endocrinologist. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
Are all my symptoms related-abnormal upep, heel pain, fatigue, joint, pain , stable bone lesion on tibia also sensory neuropathy ?
Recent MRI and XRay shows bulging disks, arthritis and Bone Spurs in spine. I also have frequent numbness and pain from sciatica on right side and leg?
See an surgeon: Sounds like you need to have an evaluation by a surgeon specializing in spinal surgery, usually an orthopedic surgeon or neurosurgeon. However, clearly a physician ordered the imaging, so have you discussed the findings with that doctor? That is obviously the first step. ...Read more
Sudden onset of severe joint pain stiffness and swelling In every joint Could it be lupus? Family history of lupus great-aunt, 2nd Cousin and others.
Does degenerative disk disease cause joint and muscle pain all over body and really bad fatigue flu like aching?
I have severe pain and swelling in my feet knees and elbow but its not arthritis gout blood clot lupus sickle cell or wnything the dictors can find..W?
Yes: Diffuse myalgia(muscle ache) and arthralgia (joint pain) are frequent symptoms in patients with adrenal insufficiency. Occasional patients have predominantly musculoskeletal symptoms and a few have flexion contractures of legs. Blood chemistries are usually normal. Myalgia and arthralgia disappear rapidly with glucocorticoid and mineralocorticoid replacement. ...Read more
Chronic SI and hip joint pain with popping/cracking. Normal XRay and MRI. (HO hip dysplasia as infant) Pain is getting worse. What can cause this?
Hip Pain: Hip and SI joint pain have a great deal of overlap. There are many things that can cause these symptoms, such as bone deformities, muscle and ligament injuries, as well as bursal abnormalities. If there is a history of developmental hip problems, further evaluation would be beneficial to make sure there is no lasting effects. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Diagnosed with "arthritis" but not type. Have spurs on lower spine + arthritis in both hip bones and knee pain w/o arth. Could be rheum.Arthritis?
Large differential: At your young age, there are too many possibilities. Musculoskeletal sources such as back strain, disk protrusions are possible. But, with the tiredness, and inflammation, I have concerns about a possible rheumatologic origin. I suggest you see a general physician to initiate a broad workup. ...Read more
Not usually.: Leukemia is a blood cancer that develops in the bone marrow, the part of the bone away from the ends where the joints are. If there is pain, it usually is from the bones diffusely, and not the joints. Also, the large bones are the ones that hurt (breast bone, ribs, thigh bones) and usually don't affect the bones of the hands and feet, where arthritis is more common. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Chronic knee pain for 10 months on medial and lateral side of joint. Uric acid is normal, RA and ANA test negative. Pain better on piroxicam, reason?
See rheumatology: There are many reasons for the knee pain you described. At your age, an injury in the past is one of the most common. The lab tests are not a reliable way to diagnose your problem. You should see a rheumatologist or if you have had an injury an orthopedist for a diagnosis before anything else ...Read more
Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more
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