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Spider Bite Now Have Joint Pain
I was bit by a spider 4 weeks ago and now am having bad muscle & joint pain. How long will this last?
Bite: How do you know you were bit? Did you see the thing that bit you? Are you sure it was a spider? Could it have been a tick? Either way, it could take weeks to months to feel better but i would be safe and see your primary care doctor who might want to do a little bit more searching for a cause. ...Read more
40 yof sud onset of severe joint pain. Every joint in my body. Constant ache, occ throbbing. No othr sympt ex fatigue. No spider or tic bites. Ideas?
Joint pain: Arthralgia is the medical term for painful joints. Although, there is no or little perceived swelling, it does not mean there is no inflammation going on. I think you need to have inflammatory causes ruled out such as rheumatoid arthritis, etc. You will need to see a doc for history and physical and work up. ...Read more
Raynauds, chronic swelling-hands & feet, joint pain & grinding, gerd, spider veins 3+yrs. Now skin hardening dr. Took biopsy & ana- is it scleroderma?
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Please be in the care of a rheumatologist. This is not a joke of a diagnosis. You should be tested immediately for scl-70 antibody also called topoisomerase i. If positive two options are possible systemic scleroderma and systemic le.
Do not delay and good luck to you! ...Read more
My husband has what we think is a bite that blistered, popped and is now purple. He has joint pain and frequent urination. What could it be? Thank you
Get to a hospital:
1) get to doctor, hospital where they have a good lab; r/o rule out septic arthritis (infection of joint). Drain infected joint fluid (synovial fluid), do culture, sensitivity, microscopic exam, check the CBC (complete blood count), give you appropriate antibiotics. Keep off painful joint!
2) many different types of spider bites
3) acanthocheilonemiasis, mansonella, a worm, can cause some of th. ...Read more
Jus dx w/lupus. Chest and upper bk pains. Now severe headache and some diahrrea. Joint pain a bit worse than usual. Help!!!!!!!!!!!
See details: You need to speak with your rheumatologist or whomever is treating you, not someone over the internet who cannot examine you or review your lab results. ...Read more
I woke w 6 unknown bites - swollen/itchy/painful- on abdmn/groin and felt ill 4days. 1mo later flu-like sympt r gone but now hav joint pain-what cud it b?
Tick borne illnesses: The bites you received could have come from ticks which carry lyme disease, bartonella diseases, Ehrlicia infections, and babesia illnesses. which can cause joint pain at one month after the bites. The best thing you can do is see your primary care provider and have him or her take blood to identify whether you have been infected, There are antibiotics available to treat these diseases ...Read more
Advice please symptoms: red rash & spider ang. On chest & face, cvi, raynauds, joint pain stiff.& muscle aches, diffuse hair loss. Rf & sr low ANA - ?
Mixed CTD: Sure sounds like a possible mixed connective disease syndrome even though serologies negative --- would refer to rheumatologist. ...Read more
Sir my age is 23 my BP is 100/76 and had taken pentid 800 for 6 months for joint pain and now my joint pain is fine do have any trouble?
Cannot Determine: It's unclear from your question why you were taking Pentid, as it's an antibiotic used for treatment of bacterial infections. The duration of your treatment and your report of joint pain suggest you may be have been treated for Rheumatic Fever and it's symptoms, but I cannot know from your brief description. I would suggest you discuss this further with the physician who prescribed the Pentid. ...Read more
It depends: It depends on the cause of the pain. Have the finger evaluated and then you will have your answer. ...Read more
Iron 208, Fe sat 68%, uibc 96, but ferritin 46. Hg 14-15, HC 44.6 Hx of severe joint pain from iron, but no pain now, what could be going on?
Fe intake: Your Iron profile does not suggest you need Iron. The Iron saturation is high. Please check fasting transferrin saturation. You may be reacting to Iron but with these numbers, you do not need Iron supplementation ...Read more
Left SI joint pain/piriformis symptoms so have been stretching pirifomis now starting to get pain in other joint.Can stretching it cause SI instabilit?
Don't Stretch Spasm: Stretching healthy musculature is often helpful to prevent injury. Once an injury has occurred however stretching tends to exacerbate a spasm in progress. Stretching itself is unlikely to cause instability of the SI joint. Pain in the opposite SI joint may result from compensation for the injured, more painful side. ...Read more
I have joint pain in everybody [rheumatic ort...cs] now i can not wk.pls tell.......wht...i...can.?
Joint pain: .Do you have bowel or bladder issues which is an emergency spinal cord issue? Go to ER immediately. If so severe that you can not walk go to ER. After initial ER treatment products like motrin (NSAIDS), fish oil 2-3,000 mg /day, tumeric 1 teaspoon a day , epsom salt ( mangesium sulfate) baths 1-2 times a week can supplement medications and help. . ...Read more
I have been exercising for a week now and am now suffering stiffness and joint pain, what might i do?
Relative rest: Joint pain is not something you want after exercise. I suspect you have had too fast a progression of your activity level. The body needs time to adjust to and respond to new activity levels. I would only workout one body part hard or muscle group every fourth or fifth day. If your lower extremity joints are hurting mix in some low impact cardio with a day of rest in between. ...Read more
I've been overweight and I never had problems with joint pain till now that I'm 36 & weight 230 lbs height 5'4 or can it?
Weight on joints: Your weight can certainly have effects on your joints, especially the hips, knees, ankles. Luckily, you are young, so making lifestyle changes can save long-term damage to the joints. Right now, your BMI is classified as obese. Recommend serious lifestyle changes to lose weight. First, seriously try diet and exercise. If this fails, consider consultation with a weight loss surgeon. ...Read more
For about a month now every evening I am experiencing moderate to severe joint pain. The pain is literally in every joint. What are some possibles?
I have joint pain as well as high crp.. What would cause that? My CRP has been high for almost a year now.
Got bit by tick over 3 weeks ago hasn't healed and been having joint pain and feeling sick. Can it be related?
Tick bites: Infection is more likely the longer the tick was attached. There are a group of infections carried by ticks like Lyme, Babesia and Ehrlichia. And Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever. Your doctor can do a blood test to check for these; not all are as common in Kentucky as other parts of the country. ...Read more
Lately I've been having issues with feeling weak, joint pain, light headedness and just an overall feeling of dread. Eating helps but only for a bit.
See your PCP: You need to have a complete history and physical examination performed to determine potential causes for your symptoms as they describe any number of conditions too numerous to list here. See your doctor sooner than later. Thank your for using HealthTap and good luck! ...Read more
I have lupus flare more than 8 days now, I have itching and joint pain which is sometimes sever i take all my medications , should I be worried about?
See below: You need to see your rheumatologist to make sure that it is just a simple flare as opposed to a sign of major organ involvement. ...Read more
I've been suffering from joint pain, inflammation and crepitus for almost 2 yrs now.Other than amitryptyline, what can I take to help stop the crepitus?
Orthopaedic Surgeon: I would go see an orthopaedic surgeon. Crepitation in a jointt is not treated with amitryptyline. It is usually secondary to either inflammation or chondromalacia. Antiinflammatories will help the former. This is some evidence to show that chondromalacia symptoms can be reduced by glucosamine sulfate at 1500mg per day. ...Read more
See details: Numerous insects can cause some degree of these symptoms, especially tick bites and spider bites. ...Read more
Hello...i have severe hip joint pain in right side since my delivery..my daughter is 4 months now?
I suffer from severe muscle and joint pain with unknown cause. Now, every time I am in the sun it feels like needles on the back of my neck. Why?
Unknown cause of pai: Assuming u have been to several doctors for evaluations , it is important to understand that we don't always gain explanations for causation of pain . The best course to take is to seek an evaluation from a tertiary Med ctr like a university, Perhaps I have an unusual condition which is not readily recognized ...Read more
I was henoch shhoenlein purpura in 1993 at age of 32 at the time i continually told doctors about joint pain thru out my body which has plague me now?
Taking 500mgs of cipro (ciprofloxacin) for 28 days, stopped taking it after 6th felt weird2 days off it now and have mild joint pain, mild burning and anxious, help?
Ciprofloxacin: Because of your description of symptoms, see you physician for possible complications of joint or tendon pain. One of the known risks when taking Cipro (ciprofloxacin) is possible tendonitis or tendon tearing, this may or may not be around a joint depending on location of pain. I know of a few specialist in your area if you need a referral. Best of luck. ...Read more
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