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Symptoms Of Ra Flare And Your Achilles Tendon
Sacroilitis, Achilles enthesitis, HLA B27 negative, ANA 1280 homog/speck, SED/RA norm, ENA neg, CBC norm, kidney/liver norm, multiple lupus symptoms?
What percentage of seropositive RA patients with anti-cpp of >250 accompanied by pain/swelling in hands, wrists, tmj, elbows, achilles' tendon with ESR and CRP wnl? Do you alter the treatment ?
TMJ: Your TMJ may be related, or unrelated to your RA. Make sure you have been evaluated by a TMJ expert to help manage your TMJ problem. Any dentist can be a TMJ expert with the proper training and experience. Most commonly, oral surgeons, prosthodontists, and orofacial pain specialists. Ask your MD, your dentist and your dental society for referrals. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Two choices: It depends on your overall status as well as the type of tear. The choices include surgery or no surgery. ...Read more
I have ra. I got several achilies tendon tears. Supposed to start pt dec 31. Alot of pain and numbness. Should i go to er? Use crutches or wrap?
CRP?: Best test for inflammation! you should have had that done. Being b27 negative does not r/o spondyloarthritis, as many docs believe. Not by any stretch. But if CRP is negative, then issues of hypermobility, weight, and your activities need to be addressed more intensely! i would take an NSAID for pain relief! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Torn ankle tendon not healing. Mri shows possible anemia in bone marrow in ankle now being tested for ra. 36 y/i female, physically active. Ideas?
Needs more info: This makes no sense. First of all, what tendon is torn? No less than 10 tendons cross the ankle. Second, you can't see anemia on a MRI. You can see edema in the marrow of the bone which is characteristic of fracture or infection. By the way, one cigarrette causes vasoconstriction for 24 hours. So, I recommend complete immobilization - no weight at all- and stop smoking and see podiatrist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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