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Pain Neck Joint Eds
Hard to tell: Neck pain and joint pain is just as common in eds as in many other non-eds causes. As far as joint surgeries go, I am not sure what kind of surgeries you had and for what reason. Definitely, eds patients have multiple joint problems (hypermobility, fractures, laxaty etc.) that makes them prone to trauma etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome is a medical condition characterized by hypermobile joints, very elastic or stretchy skin that bruises easily, and other abnormalities. It is caused by defects in collagen, an important structural protein that is responsible for the strength of many different types of tissue including skin, ...Read more
I have eds hypermobility No on can help much. I get severe neck and head pain, What can I do for relief? Massage helps, holding head takes pressure of
Ergonomics: It sounds like a tough problem and it sounds like you've already looked into it some. With EDS hypermobility, you should pay extra attention to ergonomics when you're working. For example no staring down at laptops (you should be looking straight ahead so as not to put stress on your neck). Massage is a good idea. Also seeing a physical therapist might help. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Bad headaches upn waking, sweating, pain behind eyes, neck pain, have eds type 3, but no tumour or bleed. Have hd electric shock pains in limbs? Why?
Mitochondrial?: In many instances, EDS hyperextensible type is caused by an underlying mitochondrial disorder. EDS with mito may manifest as progressive daily fatigue, headaches, muscle/joint pain and swelling, dysautonomia, autoimmune disease, gastrointestinal dysmotility. I advise a clinical genetics consultation. https://www.pinterest.com/debkdrake/mitochondrial-hypermobile-eds/ ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have eds hypermobility sometimes when i turn my head something catches for sec and pops loose front sides of my neck. Tendons muscles? Is this bad?
Clinical diagnosis: The collagen diagnostic laboratory offers diagnostic testing for eds type IV (vascular eds), eds type vi (kyphoscoliotic eds) and eds vii (arthrochalasia). Testing for eds types i and ii (classical eds) is available elsewhere. There is presently no laboratory test available for individuals with the most common form of eds - eds type iii or hypermobility eds. It remains a clinical diagnosis.. ...Read more
No: There's no such thing as a double joint. You can be extremely flexible, and folks with ehlers danlos often are incredibly flexible. This comes from laxity in the ligaments and connective tissues surrounding the joints. The joints themselves, where the bones meet, have the same number of connections as anyone else. ...Read more
Can a person have hypotonia and eds at the same time? I know I have hypotonia but i can also get joints out of place without trying, is that from it ?
Unlikely: It is possible but unlikely. Check with a rheumatologist or a genecist for a better answer. ...Read more
Not rare at all: Flexibility of the joints, both large and small, is common. Many normal folks have this, and so do folks with certain genetic conditions, like eds and marfan syndrome, two of hundreds of genetic conditions that feature joint hyperextensibility. Are you worried about these conditions? Bring your concerns up with your regular doctor at your next check up. ...Read more
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