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What are the signs of arthritis?

What are the signs of arthritis?

Several: By definition arthritis means inflammation in the joint the signs of inflammation include pain, swelling, redness, heat and loss of joint function. ...Read more

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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


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What are the signs of rheumatiod arthritis?

What are the signs of rheumatiod arthritis?

Joint swelling/pain: Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disorder which affects the synovial tissues in the body. The inflammed and hypertrophied synovial tissue causes destruction of joints and tendons. Most treatment is medical now, see a board certified rheumatogist for evaluation and treatment. Long term joint and tendon issues can be addressed by an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more

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What are signs of osteoarthritis?

What are signs of osteoarthritis?

Pain: Pain is not always the primary symptom of osteoarthreitis, particularly at at its earliest stages. Nor does osteoathritis of the spine always cause pain. It does cause pain especially in the the major joints of the body, ie the shoulders, hips and knees. There will be pain with weightbearing and there will be limited range of motion. X-rays will show osteoarthritis and should be done when suspect. ...Read more

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What are the signs of lupus?

What are the signs of lupus?

Signs: Feeling tired all the times, have hypersensitivity to the sun, may have facial rash in the shape of a butterfly ( that is over the nasal bridge and on the chicks) , may develop anemia, may have joints pain. Contact you doctor for further evaluation if you have these signs and symptoms. ...Read more

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What are the signs of lupus?

What are the signs of lupus?

Multiple: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus is an autoimmune connective tissue disease where the body attacks its own healthy tissue. Lupus difficult to diagnose and can present with rash, joint pain, light sensitivity, muscle, renal failure, neurologic and hematologic abnormalities. ...Read more

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What are the early signs of arthritus?

What are the early signs of arthritus?

Usually it is of-: -invidious onset. Joint stiffness after inactivity or sleep. Also the day after strenuous use. It then just becomes worse, & ends up with pain during activity as well as being worse the next bat, then limping, contracture. Luckily now treatment is usually started early using NSAIDS for symptom relief & to slow down the process. Also now TJA are now available instead of not avail yrs ago. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of synovitis?

What are the symptoms of synovitis?

Swelling: Most common presenting signs and symptoms include joint stiffness, swelling, decreased range of motion of the affected joint. Sometimes there maybe slight warmth to the touch. The is commonly pain at the end range of motion. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of juvenile arthritis?

What are the symptoms of juvenile arthritis?

Highly variable: There are different forms of childhood arthritis. Things that should make you want to seek care sooner rather than later would basically be anything beyond "plain pain." swelling, skin rashes, fevers, or feeling sick in general are all reasons to be evaluated. ...Read more

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What are the signs of myeloma?

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What are the signs of myeloma?

Myeloma: Myeloma is cancer of the plasma cells.It is diagnosed through series of blood works, imaging like skeletal bone survey or MRI or pet scan, and a bone marrow biopsy. Signs and symptoms may include anemia ( fatigue, lack of energy etc) , increased serum calcium ( can be presented with confusion, dehydration, increase urination etc), kidney failure (declining renal function), bony pain, fracture, etc. ...Read more

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What are some of the signs and symptoms of gout arthritis?

What are some of the signs and symptoms of gout arthritis?

Joint pain, etc.: An acute gout attack is one of the most severe joint pains that you can experience. The most common site is the big toe. The joint can be tender, red, warm, or swollen or a combination of these. Gout can cause joint deformity. The good news is that gout is a very treatable disease with dietary changes and medication. ...Read more

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What are the signs of amyloidosis?

What are the signs of amyloidosis?

Variable: Black eyes, vascular fraility, kidney damage, breathing difficulty, neurologic damage, airway damage. There are a variety of patterns. ...Read more

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What are the signs of having tendinitis?

What are the signs of having tendinitis?

Signs of tendinitis: Include swelling, decreased motion, crepitation which is palpable or even audible creaking in the tendon, pain with motion or deviation, redness, increased warmth of the affected area, stiffness, weakness and even at times complete loss of all motion. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of spondylitis?

What are the  symptoms of spondylitis?

Pain and Stiffness: Although spondylitis simply means an inflammation of the spine, i believe that you are referring to ankylosing spondylitis. The usual symptoms begin with pain and stiffness of the lower back and the buttock areas. The symptoms are usually worse in the morning and during the night. There may an associated mild fever, loss of appetite , fatigue, uveitis, and mild to moderate anemia. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of spondylitis?

What are the symptoms of spondylitis?

Backache: Morning stiffness back pain with extension sometimes as spurs grow and inflammation increases nerve irritation from stenosis will cause leg forward curving with ankylosing. ...Read more

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What are the signs of hemophilia? 

What are the signs of hemophilia? 

Bruises or bleeding: Often bruises or bleeding episodes are signs of hemophilia. Blood test can be done by a physician to evaluate for hemophilia if there are concerning symptoms or signs. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of septic arthristis?

What are the symptoms of septic arthristis?

Fever and pain: Septic arthritis is a big deal. It presents with fever, joint pain swelling and redness and lots of pain upon joint motion. Treatment revolves around drainage and continued drainage of the pus in the joint and appropriate antimicrobial therapy. Serious damage to the joint can occur with mismanagement. ...Read more

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Arthritis (Definition)

A severe illness caused by bacteria named bacillus anthracis. Anthrax disease can result in pneumonia, ...Read more