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I am experiencing joint pain (hip, knees). Is it because of the atorvastatin I am taking? What is a good alternative?

I am experiencing joint pain (hip, knees). Is it because of the atorvastatin I am taking? What is a good alternative?

Less likely than m.: Less likely than muscle pain with a statin, but withdrawal trial would answer that question. As to alternatives, that requires a personalized approach. ...Read more

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40 male. Pain/tingling/sensitive hands-vomit no nausea-swollen hands, feet, ankles, legs-pain hip, knee, jaw-muscle wasting, unintentional 50lb weight loss.

40 male. Pain/tingling/sensitive hands-vomit no nausea-swollen hands, feet, ankles, legs-pain hip, knee, jaw-muscle wasting, unintentional 50lb weight loss.

New diagnosis: You have systemic symptoms, and so you need an evaluation so the appropriate blood test and imaging can be done to help finalize the diagnosis. The weight-loss is of concern, and maybe a clue to your entire syndrome. Your physician will clarify
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Am been in cr for 3yrs. Sometimes I feel a slight pain in hip & knee region it stays for about 2seconds & subsides. I did a complete haemogram & it's ok?

Am been in cr for 3yrs. Sometimes I feel a slight pain in hip & knee region it stays for about 2seconds & subsides. I did a complete haemogram & it's ok?

Probably neuronal...: Congratulations on achieving a complete remission. What you're experiencing may be due to neuronal circuits firing, especially if you had hip and knee pain when you were ill. Neuroplastic principles are at work, and should you remain free of disease, the fleeting sensations may be extinguished by flooding the mind with positive thoughts, feelings, visualizations, emotions, and beliefs. Take care. ...Read more

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Having severe pain in hip, knee and ankle?

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Having severe pain in hip, knee and ankle?

Need more info: We will need the context of this pain, as well as other symptoms, in order to have any chance at making a reasonable answer. ...Read more

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Chronic pain after hip/knee. Dr. Put me on Vicodin every 4 hrs. Forever. She said I'm 77 best to b comfortable. She out of business now. Now what?

Forever?: See you take Clonidine and Vicodin. You will need to see another doctor. But prescribing narcotics has become a progressively stricter business. Many physicians refer patient who might have a need for chronic narcotics to pain management specialists. There are pain treatment modalities besides narcotics. There is no one sized fits all approach for chronic pain - see what you new doctor thinks. ...Read more

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Bone pain (hip, groin, knee, and now heel, both wrists, right shoulder). Elevated pth, calcium in 24 hour urine, negative scan, normal calcium blood?

Rheumatologist: I recommend you see a rheumatologist for evaluation of tour joint complaints. A rheumatologist will review your history and perform a physical exam. Most likely, further testing would be done to help come up with a diagnosis. Once an accurate diagnosis is established, appropriate treatment would be initiated. ...Read more

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What is causing the searing pain in my hips, knees, and ankles?

From a: Podiatric perspective flatfeet or various arthritidies can be the cause. ...Read more

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Tubing accident past summer. Immediate pain from hips to knees. Now have hip pain mainly at night. Could it be due to back or hip problem.

Tubing accident past summer. Immediate pain from hips to knees. Now have hip pain mainly at night. Could it be due to back or hip problem.

Let me explain: Did you go to doctor to check if there are any problems? If you did not? I would suggest that you will do that, to see if the problem from the back or in the hip area.
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Common causes for shooting pain from hip to knee?

Common causes for shooting pain from hip to knee?

Nerve or Muscle: This could be referred pain from a nerve that is irritated in your back. It also could be pain from hip bursitis or another condition called iliotibial band syndrome. If you symptoms have not improved over a few weeks, then go discuss with your Doc. A course of physical therapy may help. ...Read more

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What could cause of leg pain from hip to knee be?

What could cause of leg pain from hip to knee be?

Radiculopathy: Can be referred pain from the spine (like a pinched nerve), can be pain from the hip. Can be local problem in the muscle or bone in the area. ...Read more

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Severe pain from hip to knee in left leg?

Severe pain from hip to knee in left leg?

Bursitis?: This is a common pattern for a condition called trochanteric bursitis. It could also be iliotibial band syndrome or possibly even a lumbar radiculopathy. Consider an evaluation by a physiatrist or orthopedist. ...Read more

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What could cause pain in right hip, knee, and ankle?

What could cause pain in right hip, knee, and ankle?

Trauma, overuse...: Biomechanics, arthritis, and even low back neuropathy are the most common causes ...Read more

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What to do if I have pain in right hip, knee, and ankle?

What to do if I have pain in right hip, knee, and ankle?

Get it looked at: By an orthopedic doctor if it's involving your knee, ankle, and foot. If it's just your foot and ankle, a podiatrist can look at it. It could be many things so a good history of how and when it bothers you will help the doctor find the right diagnosis and proper treatment ...Read more

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Severe deep pain in hip, thigh & knee, worse when lying down?

Get seen.: Severe pain deserves a full evaluation in person by your physician. I assume you want the answer.... Not just a guess. Symptoms like these deserve a full evaluation in person by your health care provider. This could be nerve pain, vascular pain, muscle pain. But in any event severe pain could indicated something very serious so get seen. ...Read more

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I am constantly in pain with my hips knees and ankles but my gp won't listen or help me what should I do?

I am constantly in pain with my hips knees and ankles but my gp won't listen or help me what should I do?

Get another doc: You can ask your doctor to refer you to a rheumatologist or you can find another doctor who listens to you. Now treatment will be appropriate for the final diagnosis ...Read more

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Hi I had a dynamic screw op 10 months ago and I now experience pain in hip and knee, a feeling of the operated hip side being shorter than my other H?

Hi I had a dynamic screw op 10 months ago and I now experience pain in hip and knee, a feeling of the operated hip side being shorter than my other H?

Be seen: I would sure be seen for an exam and repeat X-rays. The pain you are having and the shortening in that leg may represent problems at your surgical site and I would make sure your surgeon is aware. ...Read more

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Sciatica pain with hip and knee pain. Is walking good?

Sciatica pain with hip and knee pain. Is walking good?

Back pain: The answer depends on the anatomical reason for your discomfort. Sciatica in your age group is usually a phenomenon which occurs secondary to a small disk herniation. More often than not, supportive treatment in the form of physical therapy and a short course or pain medication will work but you have to be patient :) In short, yes walking and even stretching are good. ...Read more

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2 months of clicking/friction feeling in both knees and occasional pain in l hip & knee. No injury. Dr. Says need better shoes. Trust this diagnosis?

Depends: There could be many reasons for your knee pains ranging from traumatic or non-traumatic causes. You don't need to have an injury to experience the pains. Common causes include sprain, strains, bursitis, tendinitis, early arthritis/wear/tear, ligament injury or meniscus tear. Hip and foot problems, limb alignment issues, rheumatologic diseases could also cause knee pains. Seek another opinion. ...Read more

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I am experiencing knee pain and knee pop. The following also describe me: Aches, Hip pain, and Knee stiffness. What should I do?

I am experiencing knee pain and knee pop. The following also describe me: Aches, Hip pain, and Knee stiffness. What should I do?

Rheumatologist: Consult a rheumatologist for diagnosis and treatment. You're experiencing several types of musculoskeletal symptoms which is unusual for your age. Symptoms could be due to injuries or overuse syndromes but could also be due to certain rheumatologic systemic disease. ...Read more

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I have slight pain in knee & hip it stays 4 2mins & subsides.2 monts ago my wbc-7.9&pl-120lakh. Has my aml relapsed? I have been in cr for 3yrs.

I have slight pain in knee & hip it stays 4 2mins & subsides.2 monts ago my wbc-7.9&pl-120lakh. Has my aml relapsed? I have been in cr for 3yrs.

Bone Pain & Leukemia: Bone and joint pain can be a symptom of acute myeloid leukemia (AML). A CBC is usually performed as a screening test when concerned. If the genetics of the leukemia cells were known before, then blood can be sent for the gene abnormalities again. There are many more common causes of knee & hip pain, such as degenerative osteoarthritis, tendon strain/sprain, etc. See your hem doc and family doc. ...Read more

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Tenderness in upper outer right calf. Pain intensifies when getting up after sitting for a while. Pain from hip to knee when stretching opposite leg.

Tenderness in upper outer right calf. Pain intensifies when getting up after sitting for a while. Pain from hip to knee when stretching opposite leg.

Lumbar disk?: An s-1 nerve root irritation will cause this type of symptom pattern. Stretching the opposite side pulls the nerve root towards that side, also theother side also pulled 2 that side. If is trapped or irritated & not able 2 move it let's u kno. This is radicular pain & is referred to the area it innervates. This is what causes pain in the opposite leg. ...Read more

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Taking domperidone, Nexium (esomeprazole) appx 8months getting severe pain knees/hips at nite 2-4 times per week also have hiatal hernia is meds causing this?

Malabsorption?: Those medicines could be causing you to have a malabsorption problem where the stomach is not absorbing the nutrients and minerals that it is supposed to. Check out "why stomach acid is good for you" by dr. Jonathan wright. Things like zinc, vit b12, and others may be deficient in you causing your muscles to ache. ...Read more

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I'm 22 and I have suddenly noticed increasing joint pain in my hips, knees and jaw all within a week...Almost to the point that I can't move. What's wrong?

Polyarthralgia: Pain in multiple joints indicates a systemic problem and could be inflammatory or immune system related. It should be investigated. I recommend you see your doctor. ...Read more

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39 F. for 2 years pain in my hips, knees and right heel which increase with movement. Hip pain similar to pain in late pregnancy. Pain all

39 F. for 2 years pain in my hips, knees and right heel which increase with movement. Hip pain similar to pain in late pregnancy. Pain all

Joint pain: After two years of scattered joint pains it's time to get a diagnosis and treatment. A rheumatologist is best qualified to evaluate and treat you. You will be tested for disorders like rheumatoid arthritis or lupus among other things. ...Read more

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I felt a pop in my knee when cleaning floors. Inner thigh muscle popped out then in. Continuous pain from hip to knee. MRI shows nothing wrong knee.?

I felt a pop in my knee when cleaning floors. Inner thigh muscle popped out then in. Continuous pain from hip to knee. MRI shows nothing wrong knee.?

Above the knee: A pop with pain may be associated with a muscle/tendon rupture. I suggest you ask your doctor about this as it can go undiagnosed. Most of the time this is self limited and resolves by itself. Sometimes surgery is needed to re-implant the tendon. ...Read more

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Joint pain. Knees, hips, hands, feet, back, constant lying down or standing often prevent my getting around or out of bed. What to do?

Joint pain. Knees, hips, hands, feet, back, constant lying down or standing often prevent my getting around or out of bed. What to do?

Fibromyalgia: Unless a seropositve/negative arthridity has not been already diagnosed, a sudden disseminated and symmetrical polyarthritis must be worked up to prevent misdiagnosis a septic or infectious arthritis such is the case with venereal, lyme or mycobacterial disease. Parasitic or helminthology needs excluding depending on which world region. Rheumatic arthritis may also manifest. Fibromyalgia last. ...Read more

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