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What causes polyarthralgia?

What causes polyarthralgia?

Many things can...: Infections, auto-immune disorders, vasculitis diseases, hormone disorders, degenerative joint disorders, etc..., are some of the causes. The list is huge. The web site has a detailed list of things that can cause polyarthralgia: http://www.Patient.Co.Uk/doctor/acute-polyarthritis.Htm. ...Read more

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What is the treatment of polyarthralgia ?

What is the treatment of polyarthralgia  ?

Various: Polyarthralgia is a symptom of pain in many joints which may represent many different diseases. Treatment would be based upon the underlying disease, but may include non steroidal anti inflammatory drugs or steroids. ...Read more

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I have been diagnosed with ankylosing spondylitis as well as polyarthralgia. Negative rheumatoid factor. Often i have spasms in my back and frequent?

I have been diagnosed with ankylosing spondylitis as well as polyarthralgia.  Negative rheumatoid factor.  Often i have spasms in my back and frequent?

Spasms: You must see a back specialist - and don't wait too long. May be a rude question. but do you have children, and if so do you think this is part of your symptoms. No, I am not blaming you or your children, but do want to know if you need more advice. Please keep me posted. ...Read more

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Dx: bilateral dequervain's ,polyarthralgia (tendons), neuritis in elbows/forearms/hands. Steroids ineffective. Rheum workup normal. Unsure what to do.

Dx: bilateral dequervain's ,polyarthralgia (tendons), neuritis in elbows/forearms/hands. Steroids ineffective. Rheum workup normal. Unsure what to do.

Ask someone new!: Your tests are normal, but your symptoms are not. They seem to indicate some form of collagen vascular disorder. You probably need a Rheumatologist to consider more testing to indicate the source of inflammation. Unfortunately, some real diseases like yours remain undiagnosed- a skilled rheumatologist should recommend a treatment plan to reduce your symptoms. Look into it again- get better soon! ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for polyarthalagia?

What is the best treatment for polyarthalagia?

Depends.: Depends entirely on why one has polyarthralgia. Could be due to very wide variety of ailments: rheumatoid arthritis, gout, systemic lupus, osteoarthritis, cppd, hemochromatosis, etc. Each of the diseases has specific treatment and there is sometimes no overlap at all. ...Read more

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What is a V-Q test?

What is a V-Q test?

V/q scan: Ventilation/perfusion test used as an alternative test for a Ct angiogram to rule out pulmonary embolism or blood clots in lungs. ...Read more

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What is a qeeg test?

What is a qeeg test?

Brian Mapping: Quantitative electroencephalography, or a qeeg test, is one of the most reliable, non-invasive methods used in detecting the subtle neurological differences present in individuals with adhd. Clinical studies using qeeg discovered that this breakthrough technology has a 96% success rate in predicting conditions like adhd and OCD (obsessive-compulsive disorder). ...Read more