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I have had burning red hands and feet for 3 weeks even hot to touch, now they are not hot but the skin is peeling as well as from knees and elbows?

I have had burning red hands and feet for 3 weeks even hot to touch, now they are not hot but the skin is peeling as well as from knees and elbows?

Dermatitis: Your symptoms certainly warrant an evaluation by a dr. A dermatologist specializes in skin conditions and it appears you definitely have some dermatitis that may be caused by several different factors, such as a contact irritant, an underlying psoriatic condition possible, etc. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I got really bad knee pain same pain on my elbows or fingers at first they said the knee pain could be just growing pain but I highly doubt It?

I got really bad knee pain same pain on my elbows or fingers at first they said the knee pain could be just growing pain but I highly doubt It?

Who is "they"?: You might have "growing pains", but these are usually limited to one leg at a time. There are several more worrisome things that could cause several joints to hurt, so you should definitely ask your parents to take you to a doctor to be tested for arthritis. Good luck! ...Read more

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I've have aching tendons and pain Fingers elbow and now knees It has been getting worse and more frequent but is not continuous What should I do?

I've have aching tendons and pain Fingers elbow and now knees It has been getting worse and more frequent but is not continuous What should I do?

Arthritis possible: A Dr can assess you by asking a lot more detail about the time course + pattern of joints involved, examining you and maybe sending some blood tests & doing x-rays. The fact that you have a number of different joints affected suggests you do have an inflammatory process occurring but the pattern (knees, elbows + fingers) is not 100% typical for any particular kind of arthritis. More info needed. ...Read more

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I have osteoarthritis in my fingers elbows and knees my gp said there is no physiotherapy for it here on scotland can you help please?

I have osteoarthritis in my fingers elbows and knees my gp said there is no physiotherapy for it here on scotland can you help please?

See orthopedist: If possible, try to see an orthopedic surgeon (or rheumatologist) for evaluation/ x-rays. Physical therapy can be helpful for arthritic joints in conjunction w/ nsaids and other treatments... Maintaining motion and improving strength in arthritic joints is important.! best of luck! ...Read more

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I got joint pain. Mostly at fingers, wrist, elbow, knee. What is it?

I got joint pain. Mostly at fingers, wrist, elbow, knee. What is it?

Possible Arthritis: You are describing joint pain, that may be the result of arthritis. You can get checked by your physician. ...Read more

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My joints keep clicking and im a bit worried about how often it is, its not just one area it's all over but mostly knees, hips, elbows and fingers?

My joints keep clicking and im a bit worried about how often it is, its not just one area it's all over but mostly knees, hips, elbows and fingers?

Joint clicking: Usually not a problem unless painful. Sometimes a vacuum phenomena causes this. Consider more adequate stretching. ...Read more

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I have constant numbing tingling at times burning pain and weakness below elbow to fingers and below knees. Worsen during sleep?

I have constant numbing tingling at times burning pain and weakness below elbow to fingers and below knees. Worsen during sleep?

Vague: Depending upon the duration of your issues, I would see a dr. Asap whom may refer you to a neurologist. You may need some tests done. Could be a pinched nerve, but impossible to tell without a history and exam. ...Read more

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I was at the beach a few days ago (Saturday), and was bitten multiple times on my arms (fingers to elbows) and legs (ankles to knees). What should I do?

I was at the beach a few days ago (Saturday), and was bitten multiple times on my arms (fingers to elbows) and legs (ankles to knees). What should I do?

Skin bites: Can be painful and even sting. There are many natural medications that will be very helpful... as well as prescriptions that can give you relief. Check with your doctor if you are concerned for an exam and proper treatment once looked at! ...Read more

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What causes painful joints (fingers, elbows, knees) & low back pain?

What causes painful joints (fingers, elbows, knees) & low back pain?

Most commonly PsA!: Psoriatic arthritis would be most likely! But with so many., it is likely inflammatory. See a rheumatologist! ...Read more

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Elbow joints sore when lifting and knees sore when climbing stairs sometimes finger jpints also?

Elbow joints sore when lifting and knees sore when climbing stairs sometimes finger jpints also?

Arthritis: Is it worse in the morning or at the end of the day. How long has it been going on? Does simple analgesia help? Worth discussing with your doctor and discuss treatment options. ...Read more

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After having sex on the 2nd week of the pill, took Plan B one step 6 hours after and had knee, elbow, finger swell and pain. Am I pregnant?

After having sex on the 2nd week of the pill, took Plan B one step 6 hours after and had knee, elbow, finger swell and pain. Am I pregnant?

Take the test: If you want to know if you are pregnant, take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. ...Read more

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Is it consistent with fibromyalgia to have pain when running fingers along lymphatic system? Pain increase ribs, behind knees, inner elbow, under arms

Is it consistent with fibromyalgia to have pain when running fingers along lymphatic system? Pain increase ribs, behind knees, inner elbow, under arms

Yes it is not lymph: It is not the lymphatic system. It is widespread pain sometimes occurring almost anywhere you're touched. You need an evaluation by Rheumatology to help clarify your symptoms ...Read more

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I work with babies and have noticed some red blisters on my knees, palm and start of fingers, elbows and on the top of my feet. Should I go see thedoc?

I work with babies and have noticed some red blisters on my knees, palm and start of fingers, elbows and on the top of my feet. Should I go see thedoc?

Good idea: Whether to prevent your spreading it to the babies or to discover if you caught it from work and need to advice the facility - yes. See a doc for exam and/or lab work. Also, if it is painful - relief will be nice. Best wishes for it being a minor easy to correct issue. ...Read more

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Normal rheumatiod blood tests, I have a lot of joint pain & stiffness in my fingers, knees, wrists, elbows, neck...What could be causing this pain?

Normal rheumatiod blood tests, I have a lot of joint pain & stiffness in my fingers, knees, wrists, elbows, neck...What could be causing this pain?

Other arthritis?: You are describing symptoms of arthritis, and not all arthritis is rheumatoid arthritis, so normal blood tests for RA don't exclude other types of arthritis. You are a little young for osteoarthritis. You might have an unusual version of lyme disease, or another type of immune-mediated arthritis. Get a referral to a rheumatologist for evaluation. ...Read more

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What if the pain goes from the neck to toes almost all joints downward miserable! (shoulders, elbows, wrists, thumbs, fingers, back, knees, feet, etc.?

What if the pain goes from the neck to toes almost all joints downward miserable! (shoulders, elbows, wrists, thumbs, fingers, back, knees, feet, etc.?

See your doctor: If you have pain in the joints - both sides all joints, it is more likely to be some type of internal cause of arthritis. Detail like how long it has been there, what the joints look like will help your doctor decide the cause. It is worth seeing your doctor for this. ...Read more

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My daughter, age 7, has been suffering from foot/ankle pain and has now spread to knee, calf, elbow, neck, shoulder, hip, fingers however all her bl?

My daughter, age 7, has been suffering from foot/ankle pain and has now spread to knee, calf, elbow, neck, shoulder, hip, fingers however all her bl?

Juvenile arthritis: Migrating joint pain can be a sign of juvenile arthritis but also can be infectious. I would consult your pediatrician for a complete workup. ...Read more

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What causes very black knuckles & finger joints in hands, legs elbows and knees? Plz need any treatment for that

What causes very black knuckles & finger joints in hands, legs elbows and knees? Plz need any treatment for that

Black knuckles: May be an autoimmune issue with bruising/bleeding. Make sure you don't take any ibuprofen or aspirin and see a rheumatologist ...Read more

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I have had trouble with my muscles twitching in my eyes, elbows, fingers and knees. I get spasms in my calf muscles, toes and hips. Should I worry?

I have had trouble with my muscles twitching in my eyes, elbows, fingers and knees. I get spasms in my calf muscles, toes and hips. Should I worry?

Twitching Muscles: With both upper and lower extremity muscle spasms, you are either training for your sports way too much, or should seek a neurologist to evaluate your nervous system. Dr Rich Blake
Try hydrating very well for a week to see what happens. Modify your workouts (cut in half). ...Read more

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My ANA pos achy knees, hands fingers elbows. Just found out at the ER that protein and blood in urine. Stopped seeing Rheumy because no diagnosis yet?

My ANA pos achy knees, hands fingers elbows. Just found out at the ER that protein and blood in urine. Stopped seeing Rheumy because no diagnosis yet?

See doctor: You should see a doctor, from the information you gave, a rheumatologist would be the most appropriate. Some times it takes a while to nail the diagnosis. Protein and blood in urine need to be taken seriously. Be well. ...Read more

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I have been diagnosed with tennis elbow in both arms runners knee in both knees over 1 month. Now have sore wrists, neck and thumb, and first 2 finger?

I have been diagnosed with tennis elbow in both arms runners knee in both knees over 1 month. Now have sore wrists, neck and thumb, and first 2 finger?

Need workup: With multi- joint involvement I would recommend a rheumatologist be your next consultation. This may be a systemic immune issue and proper diagnosis is important. ...Read more

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31M, both knee pain (1.5yr), MRI OK. Now lt elbow burning, proximal finger joints burning+swelling. Rheumatoid factor 8.6 (ref. <12).ESR, CRP, Uric acid normal?

Wt, ANA: Your weight, Vit D level, ANA will help understand....so also family hx. Keep in mind the reliability of labs in India...... ...Read more

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Swollen glands, pain in joints, knees, elbows, feet, fingers. Neck. Blood taken last wk. Fbc was fine, gland fever test 1 part ok 1 part needs further investigation poss autoimmune, what could it be?

Swollen glands, pain in joints, knees, elbows, feet, fingers. Neck. Blood taken last wk. Fbc was fine, gland fever test 1 part ok 1 part needs further investigation poss autoimmune, what could it be?

On the right track: It sounds as if the doctor you are seeing is proceeding in an orderly and thoughtful manner. Stick with them and the source for this will likely be determined and followed by successful therapy. Wish you well. ...Read more