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What can cause stiff arm joints and fluid collection?

What can cause stiff arm joints and fluid collection?

Stiff arms: You may have some type of inflammatory condition. Try an over the counter anti-inflammatory. If no improvement get a medical evaluation. ...Read more

Dr. Stratos Christianakis
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Joints (Definition)

Joints are parts of the body, formed by the cartilage-covered ends of bones plus the strong, flexible ligaments that attach the bones to one another. Movements at the joints in the body allow the different parts of the body to move in ...Read more


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I have pain in arm and joint area. Should i be worried?

I have pain in arm and joint area. Should i be worried?

What? : Need more info, what joint. Any injury etc. B more specific in asking a question. ...Read more

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Bit pain in arm joint. got this pain when threw a ball with full force long ago.that pain came again not much just feels when i use my arm.wat to do?

Bit pain in arm joint. got this pain when threw a ball with full force long ago.that pain came again not much just feels when i use my arm.wat to do?

If this is your: elbow, it could be radial epicondylitis or tennis elbow. Try OTC anti inflammatories such as Ibuprofen or naprosyn (naproxen) and, if it does not resolve, see a doctor for accurate diagnosis and proper treatment. ...Read more

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Please advise what is the cause of stiff and painful finger joints in the arm?

Please advise what is the cause of stiff and painful finger joints in the arm?

Thats odd...: To have painful and stiff finger joints in the arm you would have to have fingers in your arm. Did somebody with arthritis pinch your arm really hard? Please clarify. ...Read more

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Hello doctors, please my husband has pain in the joints of his arms for 4days now. Would like to know what's the cause and what to do. Thanks?

Hello doctors, please my husband has pain in the joints of his arms for 4days now. Would like to know what's the cause and what to do. Thanks?

Please tell us more: It is difficult to tell what he has without knowing where exactly the pain is; how it started or if trauma was involved. His type of work may provide clues as well. Is it his shoulders? Elbows (inside vs outside)? Wrists? Or joints of hands? If it is severe, i suggesting seeing his doc for eval. Good luck. ...Read more

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What causes your elbow joint to crack when you try to hyperextend your arm?

What causes your elbow joint to crack when you try to hyperextend your arm?

Normal anatomy: It's normal anatomy and physiology for this to happen, especially as we get older. Not to worry. ...Read more

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What are the causes of weird joints pain all over arms legs and back?

What are the causes of weird joints pain all over arms legs and back?

Joints or muscles: #fibromyalgia? Generalized pains in "joints" might be a type of arthritis. Widespread chronic muscle spasm and pain might manifest the same pattern of pain. This type of problem suggests that a general medical evaluation is in order to look for inflammation, thyroid problems, and fibromyalgia as common causes. Exotic ; rare causes are numerous. ...Read more

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What can cause short term joint pain in randome joints ?Ex.My wrist started hurting out of the blue. 2days ago it was my elbow on the other arm.

Perhaps several hund: Perhaps several hundred possibilities. If joints also swollen or red or warm to touch or restricted in motion, rheumatic fever and other forms of arthritis need urgent evaluation. ...Read more

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I've had joint pain on my elbow and shoulder of my left arm but have not hurt myself. It causes discomfort, but not excruciating. What should I do to?

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I've had joint pain on my elbow and shoulder of my left arm but have not hurt myself. It causes discomfort, but not excruciating. What should I do to?

Rest: It sounds more like cervical radiculopathy, or nerve symptoms originating from your neck. Many of these improve on their own. Some of these also cause shoulder and rotator cuff problems. Visit your friendly neighborhood orthopod or sports medicine doc so we can give you an individualized answer after an examination. ...Read more

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Does metanx cause any joint pain me right arm is now numb?

Yes: Unusual sensations of numbness or tingling, also referred to as paresthesia, may arise in patients using metanx, reports pamlab, the distributor of this prescription multivitamin. Tingling or numbness may occur across any region of the body and may affect a patient's normal use of the affected limb. ...Read more

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