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My Primary is out of town, received lab results with + for IGG P41 and 39; 9 CRP. Symptoms swollen tendons in both feet/ankles. Stiffness upon waking.

My Primary is out of town, received lab results with + for IGG P41 and 39; 9 CRP. Symptoms swollen tendons in both feet/ankles. Stiffness upon waking.

Likely a neg test: You have circulating antibodies that bind to 2 of the proteins on the Lyme disease panel. A high percentage of people who have never been exposed to Lyme's disease will have such antibodies. A person who is infected would be expected to have more antibodies that bind a higher percentage of the proteins in the test (>4 + IgG results, statistically). ...Read more

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Reason for lower leg pain upon waking at beach?

Reason for lower leg pain upon waking at beach?

Muscle strain: Using muscles on your legs that you are not used to using causing increased strain. ...Read more

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Top of one foot pain when walking/movement especially upon waking & after rest for over 4 months. RA has been ruled out. what else can it be?

Top of one foot pain when walking/movement  especially upon waking & after rest for over 4 months.  RA has been ruled out. what else can it be?

Multiple reasons: Pain on the top of the foot could be from tendinitis, stress fracture, joint inflammation or injury. If blood work has ruled out RA, you should get an X-ray if not done, you may need an anti inflammatory or an insert to help take stress off the foot. ...Read more

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I have been waking up with bites on my ankles and one occasionally on my thigh or knee. I think I'm getting them from my bed. But I'm the only one. Y?

I have been waking up with bites on my ankles and one occasionally on my thigh or knee. I think I'm getting them from my bed. But I'm the only one. Y?

Allergy testing : May require skin allergy testing as dust mites are a consideration. You should check u'r bed for bed bugs and do a sweep for spiders or small insects. ...Read more

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Is waking up with ankle pains normal after a year of a grade 3 sprain? I had no surgeries.

Is waking up with ankle pains normal after a year of a grade 3 sprain? I had no surgeries.

Not normal: This is not normal. Consistent ankle pain can be a sign of a poorly rehabilitated ankle or a deeper underlying pathology involving the cartilage, ligaments or tendons in and around the ankle. A consultation with your local orthopedic surgeon might be warranted. ...Read more

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I have swollen ankles, frequent urination, waking up with headaches what could it be?

I have swollen ankles, frequent urination, waking up with headaches what could it be?

see details: It sounds as if the issue is one of fluid retention (edema). There are numerous causes, some are minor and some are serious. See a doctor and have the problem evaluated. ...Read more

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What could cause wheezing upon inhalation and also ankle pain?

What could cause wheezing upon inhalation and also ankle pain?

Very RARE disease: A rare disease called relapsing polychondritis -- a rare illness that causes inflammation of the cartilage in the body. Organs that contain cartilage become swollen, including the eyes, heart and blood vessels. The underlying cause for relapsing polychondritis is unknown, but the immune system, which normally fights infection, attacks the cartilage throughout thebody. Treament is nsaids. ...Read more

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