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What causes sharp pain in the wrists and ankles?

What causes sharp pain in the wrists and ankles?

Arthritis: You need some x-rays of your ankles and wrist. See your doctor. Meanwhile try stretches, ice, wraps, nsaids. ...Read more

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I sometimes have acute pain in wrist & ankle joints, doctor suggested its due to B12 deficiency. How can that be?

I sometimes have acute pain in wrist & ankle joints, doctor suggested its due to B12 deficiency. How can that be?

It is : Plausible your doctor thought the pain was nerve related. Sometimes vitamin deficiencies can cause various types of nerve pain. But, the best person to ask what your doctor was thinking would be the doctor himself. ...Read more

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I have adult onset stills, my ESR is now normal, but I still have chronic muscle and joint pain, shoulders, elbows, wrists, knees, ankles. Why?

I have adult onset stills, my ESR is now normal, but I still have chronic muscle and joint pain, shoulders, elbows, wrists, knees, ankles.  Why?

R.A is not localized: Your question is about rheumatoid arthritis. Still's disease is juvenile R.A. Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease. It is not limited to one are of of the body. It will affect multiple joints of the body causing inflammation to the knees, shoulders, hips, feet and hands. R.A. May be diagnosed initially in the feet with x-rays. See a rheumatologist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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12 yr old daughter with joint pain, mainly in wrist, ankle, hip, and shoulder blade. Worst in the mornings. Painful to do simple tasks like walk/sit.

12 yr old daughter with joint pain, mainly in wrist, ankle, hip, and shoulder blade. Worst in the mornings. Painful to do simple tasks like walk/sit.

See rheumatologist: This is not normal. See a rheumatologist . May have an underlying disease like juvenile rheumatoid arthritis or lyme's disease to name a few diseases. Get her checked out please. ...Read more

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Joint pain in knees wrist ankles elbow and pain in left leg bone. Also tired always. What could this be?

Joint pain in knees wrist ankles elbow and pain in left leg bone. Also tired always. What could this be?

Joint pains: There are several possibilities as to the cause of this. You may have a significant arthritis or auto immune problem. See your doctor for examination and tests to determine diagnosis and proper treatment. ...Read more

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I have itp - tested for rheumatoid arthritis 3 months ago - negative. Past 2 weeks I've got deep pain in arms, wrists, thighs, ankles, hips knees. Ra?

I have itp - tested for rheumatoid arthritis 3 months ago - negative. Past 2 weeks I've got deep pain in arms, wrists, thighs, ankles, hips knees. Ra?

Other disease too: Itp is associated with several of the rheumatic diseases, and the commonest is systemic lupus, but several others. It may take some time for tests to turn positive and besides arthritis muscle inflammation can. ...Read more

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I'm 21 years old and every other morning wake up with pain in my fingers, wrists, and ankles that can last all day. Should I be worried?

I'm 21 years old and every other morning wake up with pain in my fingers, wrists, and ankles that can last all day. Should I be worried?

Arthritis ?: You will need to get examined by an ortho and/or rheumatologist and get xrays done of the hands and wrists to see what is causing this. It may just be trauma related, but at your age this should be s priority ...Read more

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Why would i get sudden joint pain on my back, wrists and ankles over a two week period?

Why would i get sudden joint pain on my back, wrists and ankles over a two week period?

Can be a few things: New onset joint pain can be from: viral illness ( like parvovirus), or from an early type of inflammatory arthritis such as rheumatoid arthritis or ankylosing spondylitis. See your pcp first; if diagnosis not clear see a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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