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Rheumatoid Arthritis Neck And Shoulder Pain
Shoulder pain is multifactorial. It can be from bone issues -- like arthritis. It can be from muscle tendon issues -- like a torn rotator cuff, or when a tendon is inflammed. It can also be from nerve issues -- like a bulging disk in your spine. Each diagnosis ...Read more
See a doctor: At age 20 this may be nothing or, if long lived - greater than 4 weeks- may indicate the start of arthritis. Other considerations have to include whether there is swelling. Morning stiffness redness in the joint etc. It is best to be seen and evaluated medically. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What autoimmune diseases may cause cervical and thorasic spine pain, ankle pain, knee pain, wrtist and finger joint pain, with hyperpigmentation ?
Many: Thre are many rheumatologic conditons that could cause your symptoms. One would need to know your history, your overall health, medications, allergies, history and other information. You need a good exam, lab studies and perhaps x-rays. I would recommend you see your pcp, a rheumatologist or an orthopedist. You could have anthing from a minor problem to a severe problem. Get checked out! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Shoulder, back, arm pain diagnosed as pinched nerver from arthiritus in left shoulder . Any relief suggestions?
Consider neck issue: While the ulnar nerve can cause pain radiating up the arm, it is more typically associated with pain from the elbow to the hand. One possibility is that you might have a pinched nerve in the neck as well- this can look very similar to an ulnar nerve issue, but is treated differently. ...Read more
Can cervical spine pain, shoulder pain, tingling, ankle pain and burning eyes be symptoms of prediabetes?
Shoulder, neck pain: Need to be evaluated, could be shoulder or neck related arithritis. ...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
Let me help you : It sound you problem in the neck area to have all these symptoms, or combinations of shoulder problem and neck problem ask you doctor for to check it out. ...Read more
See doctor: You have diffuse musculoskeletal pain. Only way to fully access this problem is to have a comprehensive physical exam. Your primary care physician is a good place to start. They can make sure you do not have a systemic problem contributing to your pain and, if needed, refer to a specialist in musculoskeletal medicine. Depending on exam maybe rheumatologist, physical med rehab, chiropractor, etc. ...Read more
Wrist pain: Rheumatoid arthritis can indeed cause joint pain in the wrist. However, there are many causes of wrist pain: osteoarthritis (degenerative wear-and-tear arthritis), tendinitis, bony abnormalities (keinbock's disease, scaphoid stress fracture), carpal tunnel syndrome, cartilage abnormalities, capsulitis, intersection syndrome, dequervain's tenosynovitis, and still many others. Your doctor can help. ...Read more
Ii have excrutiating joint pain in my finger joints, and knee joints. Could this be from fibromyalgia?
See below: Neck pain commonly refers to the shoulder. Initially resting the neck/shoulder, using moist heat, and taking a short course of anti-inflammatory can help. Once the pain is better you will want to gradually increase your range of motion. If your pain lasts greater than 2 weeks see your physician as there may be other treatment options including therapy and injections. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Father has psoriasis, diabetes. My Neck pains, neck muscle cramp, heel pain, shooting pain on arms, shoulder pain, collarbone pain for a year. Causes?
Impossible to say: Being diabetic and a smoker is a lethal combination. There are numerous causes for the symptoms you describe. Have the issue evaluated by a doctor. ...Read more
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