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Red, hot and sometimes swollen joints worse when stressed? Why would stress make a difference?

Red, hot and sometimes swollen joints worse when stressed? Why would stress make a difference?

Try to injoy life: It is not uncommon for patients to report that their joint pain becomes exacerbated during stressful times. There are many known, and probably many to be discovered, different reasons for this.Glucocorticoids are effective immunosuppressive and anti-inflammatory agents got decreased in stress. Good luck. ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Namey
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Arthritis (Definition)

A condition where there is progressive degeneration of one or more joints. Symptoms may include joint pain, swelling, decreased motion, and stiffness. The two most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis, which is associated first with articular cartilage breakdown with a component of inflammation, and rheumatoid arthritis, which is a systemic autoimmune disorder that affects joint linings first and secondarily ...Read more


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Heat or ice for swollen joints best?

Heat or ice for swollen joints best?

See below: If the joint is acutely hot, red and swollen, ice would be better than heat which may increase inflammation. For joints that are not hot or swollen but are painful and stiff, i find heat works better. ...Read more

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What causes swollen joints in a 5 year old?

What causes swollen joints in a 5 year old?

JRA/JIA symptoms: Children with juvenile arthritis most often have visible swelling of one or more joints for several days at least and morning stiffness in the affected joints. If you are concerned that your child has juvenile arthritis, take them for evaluation to their doctor and request a referral to a pediatric rheumatologist if there is any concern. Pain is often not associated with arthritis in younger kids. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Painful swollen joints?

What is the definition or description of: Painful swollen joints?

Many causes: DEF: if it hurts = PAINFUL, if it is larger than the other = swollen get it checked ...Read more

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Does gout always present itself with swollen joints or can you just have achy joints without the swollen joints?

Does gout always present itself with swollen joints or can you just have achy joints without the swollen joints?

Almost always: Joints are almost always swollen, or red or warm. Also, pain comes quick, reaching max pain within 1 to 2 days. ...Read more

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What can be done for hives and swollen joints?

Correct diagnosis: We don't have all the information's but there are some things they can link these two. Certain viral infections like hepatitis can be a cause. We need to know more about your general health. These may be two separate events that are not related at all. You need an evaluation to clarify these events. ...Read more

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My sister gets swollen joints and swellings on her ribs for no reason. Is this a disease?

Needs to be evaluate: Any thing could be a disease , medicine is a very complicated science and a very difficult art. A trainned health specialist shold evaluate yournsister tondefine what is going on . And decide whether her symptoms have or not clinicalrelevance. ...Read more

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What do you do for swollen joints?

What do you do for swollen joints?

Swollen Joints: You should first visit your doctor to determine why your joints are swollen. There are many conditions that could cause the swelling (ie rheumatoid arthritis, osteo arthritis, lupus, crohn's disease, or fluid retention due to cardiopulmonary conditions). Each has a different course of therapy. ...Read more

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What is causing sudden swollen joints?

Inflammation: It is inflammation, can also be new onset arthritis. I would make an appointment to be seen and have some labs done. Autoimmune disorders can present with swollen joints.. ...Read more

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What is morning stiffness? Is it always obvious swollen joints seen? Or is it joints that loosen up after 30 mins. And be able to open a jar or bottle

What is morning stiffness? Is it always obvious swollen joints seen? Or is it joints that loosen up after 30 mins. And be able to open a jar or bottle

Morning Stiffness: Morning stiffness is joint stiffness and pain that is present upon awakening in the morning, which generally improves after 1-2 hours. It can be seen in many different joint diseases, and does not have to be associated with the presence of visible joint swelling. ...Read more

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4yr old male has swollen joints and a rash since 5 days?

4yr old male has swollen joints and a rash since 5 days?

Swollen joints: Your child needs immediate evaluation take him to see your pediatrician he needs to be evaluated for a variety of possible causes. ...Read more

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What is it? I have painful swollen joints (better by: anti-inflammatory medication) (side: both) (quality: dull or achy, wakes you up at night, achy)

What is it? I have painful swollen joints (better by: anti-inflammatory medication) (side: both) (quality: dull or achy, wakes you up at night, achy)

This can not B-: -answered without a full history,hands on exam as well as lab test if indicated.@.25 it behoves U 2 take action & B Cn by Ur PCP or internist. Referrals can B obtained if needed. ...Read more

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Dr. Stratos Christianakis
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Joints (Definition)

Joints are parts of the body, formed by the cartilage-covered ends of bones plus the strong, flexible ligaments that attach the bones to one another. Movements at the joints in the body allow the different parts of the body to move in ...Read more


Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Joint Swelling (Definition)

Fluid that accumulates within a joint is referred to joint swelling. Swelling causes an increase in pressure within a joint and the pressure sensitive nerve endings that register the increased pressure sends a signal that ...Read more