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Painful Wrists And Ankles
I have red, swollen, painful hands/wrists, feet/ankles. Not sure why. I've been having an allergic reaction to something lately if it matters.?
I suggest: You be evaluated by your pcp. There are many conditions that can cause these symptoms. See your dr. Asap. ...Read more
I am a 21 years old female. I saw a new doctor for painful joints in wrists/ankles. The doctor did a complete workup and it reported WBC 11.3, ANC 8916, TIBC 484, ESR 28 and Uric Acid 12.9. I had a previous bladder infection. The doctor suggested to repea
See below: It sounds like you need a rheumatologist instead. ...Read more
32yo female. Every few weeks i get painful/extremely weak wrists and/or ankles. Causes dropping and stumbling while walking. What could this be?
Se a rheumatologist.: The possible causes are many. See a rheumatologist and have the issue evaluated. ...Read more
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
I have very painful and swollen joints in both wrists and ankles. I occasionally have red marks on my face, arms, chest, and legs. Ra or lupus?
Sounds Like: Possible lupus but check with rhematologist.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have repeated painful swollen joints I have been told it is gout I have had the joint fluid analyzed 4 times and there have never been any crystals negative rheumatoid panel it affects fingers wrist foot ankle heel knee usually one at a time occasionall
Pins and needles left arm under wrist and leg under knee at night lasts all night and next day. Painful and frequent. Happens mostly when lying down.
Can i get osteoarthritis in my ankle like I have in knees? Also i had bumped my left hand ontop middle knuckle & it bruised now its painful bending it
C fellowship trained: orthopedic surgeon doing hand & upper extremity. if U suspect this. many others may miss subtle findings, like my typing, im an orthopedic surgeon, not a typist si I oftem niss the kys. ...Read more
Can an osteopath provide any additional benefits vs. A physiotherapist with wrist instability / loss of range of motion from weightlifting injuries. ?
Carpal/Tarsal Tunnel: If you are having tingling and pain in both wrists and ankles at same time, i would lean toward a nerve or arthritis disease. It could also be a vitamin deficiency or a neuromuscular issue. You need to see your primary care physician for history and physical and testing (bloodwork and x-rays). From there your pcp may refer you to a specialist like a neurologist or rheumatologist. ...Read more
Many possibilities: Some causes of swelling of the wrists and ankles can include systemic problems such as hypertension, and problems with the kidneys and localized issues such as arthritis, infection, lymphatic obstruction, blood clots, varicose veins, trauma (fracture, sprain, and tendonitis) and side effects to medication. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Could be an : Inflammatory arthropathyGet a more detailed answer ›
Thin: Writs and ankles pose no problems.Get a more detailed answer ›
Hyomax: Hyomax can dry you up. It it probakbly drying out your skin which is secondarily causing your itching. ...Read more
Ankle wrist weights: They increase your strength .Get a more detailed answer ›
May be normal!: Lots of people have joints that pop or crack when they move them, and most of the time if it's not painful, it's not a problem. If there is pain when they make noise, see a podiatrist or an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more
What to do if I have it, and my hands, wrists, and ankles all hurt constantly. Anyone else have it?
Pain: If you have pain in your extremities a workup by a rheumatologist may be in order. ...Read more
Till what age does wrist circumference increase? 20, wrist size 6.7 inches,height 173 cm, ankle 8.9 inches.
Varies somewhat: The mechanism by which the circumference of the wrist increases includes the growth of the bones that make up the wrist, the joint spaces in the wrist, and also the soft tissues of the wrist as well. Bone growth in males can vary quite a bit anywhere usually between 14 and 21. Muscle and tendon size vary with use. Even elderly patients can have increase in wrist circumference due to arthritis. ...Read more
Can wearing ankle/wrist 1lb weights all day make me get used to more weight and make me faster/stronger or will it have consequences?
My moms wrist started hurting 2 days ago and wrapped it today both of them started hurting and then her ankles started to hurt she is 45 is this bad ?
Needs an exam: There could be a number of causes for these symptoms and one can only guess without examining her. It's best that she gets examined by her physician if these symptoms continue. ...Read more
Hi! My ankles and sometimes wrists ache (sometimes kinda bad) when it's cold. The catch is I'm only 18 and it's been happening for at least 3 years.
Needs to be checked:
pain in wrists&ankles sometimes bad when cold for3 years at age18 needs to be checked by your Doctor
It can be due to many causes like Rheumatoid Arthritis at your age.It may be due inflammation due to other causes.
I suggest you get it checked by your family doctor.You will need a detailed History and Physical May need Xrays and/or blood test to find the cause and treat appropriately ...Read more
A number of possi--:
Bilities, including rheumatoid arthritis due to the bilateral involvement of multiple joints; other types of arthritis. Sometimes viral infections can cause multiple joint swellings/pain.
Need to see pcp for onward referral to a rheumatologist, who can diagnose/treat such conditions.
You needs xrays, labs and likely joint fluid to help aspiration to DX or rule out other diagnoses.
Good luck. ...Read more
Pain: these weights can cause a strain on the tendons muscles and joints ...Read more