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Postpartum Joint Stiffness
Yes: While any concerns during pregnancy should be discussed with your ob/gyn physician, many women complain of joint discomfort and stiffness in the last several weeks of pregnancy. Fluid retention is the usual cause of this phenomenon, although other medical conditions may cause similar symptoms. ...Read more
16yr M with Congenital icthyosis now having knee ankle wrist joint pain and stiffness. More in morning, lessens with movement! Rheumatoid arthritis?
May be:: sounds more like psoriatic arthrits than icthyosis with arthric manifestations. You should consult with a rheumatologist and a dermatologist. ...Read more
What is it? I have ankle swelling, ankle stiffness, limb pain, ankle weakness, popping or snapping sound from joint, ligament laxity, ankle pain, difficulty moving joint, painful swollen joints (better by: splinting joint, compression wrap, ice, rest) (qu
Juvenile arthritis?: It may be an inflammatory process. Please see your primary care provider for an evaluation. ...Read more
I am experiencing severe knee pain, inability to walk/bear weight, knee swelling, looseness in joint.
You would need: to see a healthcare provider to examine your knee thoroughly as well as obtain accurate history in order to arrive at a diagnosis. There are no easy way to do this online. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more
Finger joint swelling/redness,fever,fatigue,back shoulder hip pain/stiff and muscle aches. ANA pos,RF neg,other tests normal. Possibilities?
Several things: In young women finger swelling,fever,stiffness,muscle aches ,other joint pain can be the onset of lupus,Rheumatoid arthritis (RA test does not have to be positive). Other less common connective tissue diseases and even some infections can do this. A Rheumatologist should be able to work this out.Not all tests are positive early. ...Read more
I am experiencing hip pain, difficulty walking, hip stiffness, hip muscle weakness and limited hip movement. Due to hip fracture 12-26-04. The following also describe me: Back?
Please resubmit: Insure that you include a specific question so that we can be of help. ...Read more
16y M with Congenital icthyosis. Elbow, wrist, knee, ankle joint pain and stiffness. Greater in the morning. Relieved by walking/movement!
Physical Therapy: Congenital Ichthyosis is a genetic disorder; presents at birth with blisters of skin; progresses to thickened, marked scaling of skin; worse over flexural creases of joints & more. Treatment is mainly supportive. Tight skin limits joint range of motion. Increasing your physical activity can help which is why you get relief with movement. See doctor to begin physical therapy; Yoga helps too. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Get it evaluated.: All of your symptoms suggest a significant inflammatory process. There are several disorders that could cause these issues. See a rheumatologist asap. ...Read more
Diagnosed with joint hypermobility syndrome, pain in joints including ribs hips knees sometimes excruciating. Constant fatigue, always cold, normal?
Workup and PT: There is no good evidence that JHS in and of itself will cause such significant pain. With that said, many people with JHS do present with chronic pain, fibromyalgia, fatigue and even autonomic symptoms such as you're describing. Evaluation by a rheumatologist, neurologist and physiatrist could be helpful in sorting out your symptoms, ruling out other problems, and providing appropriate treatment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Too many to answer!: Many problems can cause the sensation of stiffness, including osteoarthritis, inflammatory arthritis, capsulitis of the hip joint (like frozen shoulder-only at the hip), piriformis muscle issues and on and on. You need to see a practitioner who can start an appropriate evaluation. Your problem might seem mild now, but it might gget worse if not diagnosed and treated. ...Read more
I am experiencing shoulder pain, shoulder stiffness, difficulty moving joint and finger tingling.
Mum has mild inflamm arthritis, knee pain, knee MRI:"loss of cartilage, subarticular stress + joint effusion" Is this old age or the arthritis?
How to reduce swelling and muscle stiffness near knee joints and ankle joints after removing cast after knee surgery?
Why pain in facialis posterior tibialis diaphysis after stretching in post-trauma lower-leg? NSAID takes pain/stiffness off. Muscle, joint trauma?
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