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Is it common to have swollen painful joints with immunotheropy for allergies?

Is it common to have swollen painful joints with immunotheropy for allergies?

No!: Would be very rare ! i suspect you have joint inflammation by your description. Consult with a rheumatogist asap, ii see your pcp for an initial evaluation. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more


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Are swollen, painful joints common after immunotheropy for allergies?

Are swollen, painful joints common after immunotheropy for allergies?

No: Immunotherapy (allergy injections) is the process of gradually exposing an individual to the airborne allergens that affect them to reduce sensitivity. Most shot reactions occur at the injection site & involve redness, swelling, & itching. Possible body-wide reactions include wheezing, hives, dizziness, and abdominal pain. Painful joints would be uncommon after an allergy shot. ...Read more

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What could cause swollen and painful joints?

What could cause swollen and painful joints?

Many causes: If you have swollen painful joints you should be evaluated by a rheumatologist. There are many different causes including infectious forms of arthritis, for example lyme disease or parvo. There are also many forms of inflammatory arthritis, including rheumatoid and psoriatic. Its important to not delay in getting the correct diagnosis and proper treatment. ...Read more

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What would cause lightheadedness, cortisol rushes, and randomly swollen but not painful joints?

What would cause lightheadedness, cortisol rushes, and randomly swollen but not painful joints?

Please repost: Please repost and explain what a "cortisol rush" is. I am not familiar with the term. As far as I know, cortisol never "rushes." ...Read more

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What to do if I have hives, swollen/painful joints, chest pain, fatigue, unexplained severe bruising?

See your doctor: this question, and the issues it might be are very complicated. you should see your doctor for evaluation. if this is an acute issue you might want to go to the emergency room at the hospital. ...Read more

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Vibrating feeling in legs. New onset of painful joints. Hips knees and elbows. Knee will swell at times. No injury. 33 year old active female. Help!

Vibrating feeling in legs. New onset of painful joints. Hips knees and elbows. Knee will swell at times. No injury. 33 year old active female. Help!

Joint swelling: Joint swelling and pain in a young female without trauma may indicate an inflammatory process, autoimmune disease, or maybe even a viral infection. If this persists and does not respond to simple anti-inflammatory drugs such as ibuprofen or naproxen, see your doc. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Painful joints?

See below: That term is not really a specific diagnosis, but rather somewhat of a general term. The medical term is arthralgias, which implies pain in multiple joint possibly coming from a single cause. Don't hesitate to be seen and evaluated for a more specific diagnosis. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Lowe
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Painful Joints (Definition)

That term is not really a specific diagnosis, but rather somewhat of a general term. The medical term is arthralgias, which implies pain in multiple joint possibly coming from a single cause. Don't hesitate to be seen and evaluated for ...Read more


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