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What Causes Pain And Stiffness In The Finger Joints
Systemic Process: If we are talking multiple fingers on each hand, it will likely be a systemic process. Meaning a pathology which is affecting your whole body. Such as systemic lupus, rheumatoic or psoriatic arthritis, reiter's syndrome. Psoriatic arthritis likes to affect the small joints. If otherwise than common everyday arthritis certainly, can cause "stiffness" but is usally not with "sudden onset.". ...Read more
What could be causing stiffness and pain mainly in the joints in the fingers and toes that is also affecting wrists, ankles, and knees?
Arthritis. : There are many different kinds. Some occur after a significant trauma to a joint, or with gradual wear-and-tear over time, but if you're having pain and swelling in multiple joints on both sides of your body, you may have an autoimmune disease, like rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, or psoriatic arthritis. Check with your doctor to see if blood tests need to be run for confirmation. ...Read more
Normal rheumatiod blood tests, I have a lot of joint pain & stiffness in my fingers, knees, wrists, elbows, neck...What could be causing this pain?
Other arthritis?: You are describing symptoms of arthritis, and not all arthritis is rheumatoid arthritis, so normal blood tests for RA don't exclude other types of arthritis. You are a little young for osteoarthritis. You might have an unusual version of lyme disease, or another type of immune-mediated arthritis. Get a referral to a rheumatologist for evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
After stopping Decadron tablets i experience of severe joints pain and stiffness of fingers at night?
Not surprising: Decadron is a steroid. If it is stopped too quickly then side effects like joint pain and muscle aches may occur. Also - Decadron helps reduce these symptoms so if the dose is lowered beyond a certain point you can have the original symptoms return. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What to do if I have been havin pain an some stiffness in my joints for quite a while especially in my neck, finger joints and knee. What can I do?
Finger is mimicking knee symptoms what would make it do this: joint stiffness, pain, felling like it needs to be cracked, hurts to bend, no trauma I know of I have softball all week help!!!
Warm up- cool down: stretching ( passive) , multivits and cross training. Obtain a PT evaluation. ...Read more
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