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Sudden Onset Of Pain In Ankle Joints And Wrists
I have adult onset stills, my ESR is now normal, but I still have chronic muscle and joint pain, shoulders, elbows, wrists, knees, ankles. Why?
R.A is not localized: Your question is about rheumatoid arthritis. Still's disease is juvenile R.A. Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease. It is not limited to one are of of the body. It will affect multiple joints of the body causing inflammation to the knees, shoulders, hips, feet and hands. R.A. May be diagnosed initially in the feet with x-rays. See a rheumatologist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What's the most likely cause of crepitus in multiple joints? I have it in my upper and mid back, neck, shoulders, wrists and ankles.
I've always been able to crack my wrists and ankles but since having my son, I feel like all my joints are cranky. No pain or swelling. What is this?
How old is your son?: Females normally have increased joint laxity, do to hormones. If you have recently deleivered your son----you have an increased amount of thes hormone. If you were very agile when you were younger--ie cheer leading/gymnastic you normally have increased joint laxity----as you age you typically have more joint symptoms--- ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I am 39 yrs old. I started off with lower back it has since spread to all the joints in my body especially my wrists knees and ankles. What could it b?
# of things - Dx 1st: Joint weakness can result from a number of different reasons. Get a diagnosis first. I would seek the attention of an orthopedic surgeon. One in your area can be found at www.Aaos.Org. ...Read more
Get eval: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) can be excellent for this type of pain. They can help with both pain relief and in reducing inflammation. Examples are ibuprofen (like Advil, Nuprin or Motrin), Naproxen sodium (like Aleve, (naproxen) Naprosyn, Anaprox) or Asprin (such as Bayer, Ecotrin, Ascriptin). Avoid NSAID's if pregnant or allergic to them. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers