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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?

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 more

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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?

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 more

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What can be done about weakness in ankle and wrist joints?

What can be done about weakness in ankle and wrist joints?

# 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

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Why would i get sudden joint pain on my back, wrists and ankles over a two week period?

Why would i get sudden joint pain on my back, wrists and ankles over a two week period?

Can be a few things: New onset joint pain can be from: viral illness ( like parvovirus), or from an early type of inflammatory arthritis such as rheumatoid arthritis or ankylosing spondylitis. See your pcp first; if diagnosis not clear see a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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What are some over-the-counter meds for joint pain (ankles, knees, wrists, etc)?

What are some over-the-counter meds for joint pain (ankles, knees, wrists, etc)?

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 more

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Few hours after bath,i feel pain and fatigueness in my joints, wrists,ankles,knees,thighs,back and spine.i'm only 23 what might be the problem?

Few hours after bath,i feel pain and fatigueness in my joints, wrists,ankles,knees,thighs,back and spine.i'm only 23 what might be the problem?

Symmetrical joint: pain is worrisome for some kind of connective tissue disease,especially if associated with swelling and redness.C ur doc and describe your symptoms.Blood testing for causes are in order if these symptoms persist or recur. ...Read more