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Sudden Onset Joint Pain And Stiffness
Meniscal/ ligament i: The symptoms you describe can be from a meniscal and or ligament injury or from an acute episode of chronic arthritic problems; would suggest observation and evaluation. ...Read more
Arthritis: The most usual cause of pain and stiffness in a foot is degenerative joint disease, or loss of the joint cartilage. In the early stage, this may not be noticeable unless you have walked or run much further than usual. As the condition progresses, it may begin to hurt more frequently and adjustments should be made to shoes for extra cushioning and support. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Probably nothing: We all get pain creaking of joints without any significant pathology; would seek help if symptoms persisit. ...Read more
Migraine headache, muscle pain, joint pain and swelling, sudden and severe abdominal bloating, extreme fatigue? Please help :(
Several things: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. Only after all this will your doctor be in a position to tell you what's wrong and what needs to be done to help you. ...Read more
Have high fever, nausea and chills in morning and night. Knee pain and back pain mostly with feeling of weakness and other joint pain. ?
See you doctor: Your doctor needs to be aware of this and a face-face eval, exam and probably lab tests are in order. Especially if these are new(er) findings, your doctor needs to see and evaluate this in person. ...Read more
Severe joint pain, sudden onset, traveling from hip, shoulder, jaw. Low to mid grade fever. Headache, fatigue. No injury. Debilitating pain. 9 days.
Close your computer: If this is as severe and sudden as you describe I suggest immediate medical evaluation and ether your private physician or local UC clinic. ...Read more
Immune/drug/hormonal: Acute polyarthritis can be part of a systemic activation of your immune system (rheumatologic or immunologic secondary to infection). Sometimes it can be part of symptom complex that may include GI problems (ex inflammatory bowel disease), or fluid collections in joints and other cavities in body. Check thyroid status, rheumatolic labs (connective tissue disease/gout). See your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sudden onset of severe joint pain stiffness and swelling In every joint Could it be lupus? Family history of lupus great-aunt, 2nd Cousin and others.
Likely unrelated: I think the symptoms in the leg and the head are separate even though they may be occurring simultaneously. The leg symptoms may be related to a disc compression some of the nerves that go down the leg. This may be more prominent in certain positions. Leg symptoms also may be due to referred pain from muscle or a disc. Also, not all headaches are migraines so it is important to have them evaluated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are a fever, severe headache, leg and ankle joint pain, chills, tiredness common symptoms of the flu?
Yes, all of that: The most common symptoms of influenza a are fever, sore throat and cough, but most people just feel awful and might be best described as feeling like they've been run over by a truck, or maybe they'd have preferred that to the way they feel. Get medical attention soon, because you can take antivirals within 48 hous that can shorten the duration illness and reduce the risk of complications. ...Read more
Sudden sever and intermittent pain in thumb, no injury or swelling. Happens during normal activity and during rest. Have lupus joint pain. Whats prob?
Probably SLE: The most likely cause with your history is that it is arthritis due to i our sle. Other possibilities include carpal tunnel syndrome, cervical disk disease, and other types of arthritis or tendon injuries. I would recommend you speak with your rheumatologist about this at your next visit. ...Read more
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