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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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Pain in my left wrist and left ankle upon flexion of either part. Could this issue be tendon and interrelated.?

Pain in my left wrist and left ankle upon flexion of either part. Could this issue be tendon and interrelated.?

Wrist and ankle pain: The most common cause of wrist pain is from alignment injury and can be treated conservatively with rest, over the counter analgesics (if no medical contraindications) and compression. Other common causes include carpal tunnel syndrome, a nerve compression at the wrist. Ankle pain is commonly related to sprain and treated similarly with rest, ice, compression and elevation. ...Read more

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Extreme pain from hip to ankle after waking up in morning. After an hour the pain reduces but again shoots up while moving from a stagnant position.

Extreme pain from hip to ankle after waking up in morning. After an hour the pain reduces but again shoots up while moving from a stagnant position.

Sciatica: It sounds like you have sciatic nerve pain. The best thing to do would be to get an evaluation to determine the cause of the pain. ...Read more

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I have severe pain above ankle inside my right leg but more up front it seems almost beside the shin but not quite. It hurts extremely bad when walked upon or when I flex?

I have severe pain above ankle inside my right leg but more up front it seems almost beside the shin but not quite. It hurts extremely bad when walked upon or when I flex?

Shin splints: Is the colloquial name given to this. Variety of possibilities including muscle problem/overuse to stress fracture or periostitis. Recommend either doctor or physical therapist assessment as will need to be examined to help work out what is likely and may need investigations run and/or various treatments such as an exercise programme to help diagnose and manage the problem. All the best. ...Read more

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Tested high for liver enzymes- also have been waking in the morning with stiff legs and ankles. Any possible connection?

Tested high for liver enzymes- also have been waking in the morning with stiff legs and ankles. Any possible connection?

Could be.: Many diseases could cause liver enzyme bump and mild arthritis. Many rheumatic and infectious diseases can do this as well as the viral hepatitides. Will have to see what labs do over time. ...Read more

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Inversion ankle sprain: after 1 week: new bruise shows upon lower fibula hours after starting to put weight on it: http://oi40.Tinypic. Com/5b1cv4.Jpg

Inversion ankle sprain: after 1 week: new bruise shows upon lower fibula hours after starting to put weight on it: http://oi40.Tinypic. Com/5b1cv4.Jpg

Ottawa ankle rules: Could very well be an avulsion fracture of the lower fibula. Please get an x-ray. Brace/walking boot for support. Ice. See and orthopedist. ...Read more

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Upon overdosing on meth and suffering pericarditis, veins that once surfaced my ankles collapsed yet ALOT of new big ones appeared all over my feet!

Upon overdosing on meth and suffering pericarditis, veins that once surfaced my ankles collapsed yet ALOT of new big ones appeared all over my feet!

Sorry you are: Having a rough go of it. Do you have a specific question we can answer? Was an IV placed in your foot while in the hospital? ...Read more

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Recurring myalgia at night waking me up early morning. Muscles below knee and ankle become stiff and feel weak. Resolves gradually in the day. Clues?

Recurring myalgia at night waking me up early morning. Muscles below knee and ankle become stiff and feel weak. Resolves gradually in the day. Clues?

Evaluation is needed: We need a lot more information and you need an a valuation to see if you have swollen joints like the knees or ankles. During the night some people with inflammatory threaded get stiff and feel the stiffness in the morning and improved as the day goes on. You need a definite evaluation and diagnosis by your physician and a rheumatologist ...Read more

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Left neck vein hurts when slightly pressed, fatigue, right wrist hurts upon movement, knee and ankle pain in the morning, no swelling, esr: 35 1st hour?

Left neck vein hurts when slightly pressed, fatigue, right wrist hurts upon movement, knee and ankle pain in the morning, no swelling, esr: 35 1st hour?

Possible Arthritis: Since you know your ESR is elevated, you have seen someone. Your symptoms strongly suggest arthritis or other type of inflammatory process. This needs further evaluation by your primary care doctor or a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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When I sleep/lay down, my hands go numb. After waking my fingers don't open and close properly but eventually return to normal by mid day. (Although there is joint pain) Also, my feet go numb. I have pain in my left foot and ankle. I have the same sharp p

When I sleep/lay down, my hands go numb. After waking my fingers don't open and close properly but eventually return to normal by mid day. (Although there is joint pain) Also, my feet go numb. I have pain in my left foot and ankle. I have the same sharp p

You need to see MD: The symptoms you describe are clearly not normal. The potential causes are numerous, and if not identified may result in significant medical problems ranging from loss of function and joint destruction to even cardiac issues. This can't be diagnosed via Internet. Make an appointment to see a doc ASAP. ...Read more