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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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Is there anything in an endoscopy or colonoscopy that would be the cause of my chronic joint pain in knees and backs?

Is there anything in an endoscopy or colonoscopy that would be the cause of my chronic joint pain in knees and backs?

No: Many things in life happen together but are unrelated. A primary care doctor can evaluate the chronic joint pains (and can refer to specialists as needed) to see if the symptoms are autoimmune (rheumatologic), due to physical activities or the lack of physical activity (orthopedic), related to a recent viral infection, etc... ...Read more

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Knee pain and stiffness in joints...My aunt has very serious knee pain and hard friction in her knees due to lack in synovial fluids, please advice.?

Knee pain and stiffness in joints...My aunt  has very serious knee pain and hard friction in her knees due to lack in synovial fluids, please advice.?

?arthritis : If this is an arthritic problem and she has not responded 2 nsaids steroid injection or activity modification ther r injections, as synvisc (hylan g-f 20) that both add natural lubricants 2 the joint & also can stimulate the synovium 2 again secrete them. The active ingredient is isolated from rooster combs. Hyalgan is another. U get a series 3-6 & it has a good track report. Also can b repeated if help. ...Read more

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My friend's 4-y/o son complains of joint pain in knees and ankles, mostly at night. Pain accompanies popping of joints. Should I be worried?

My friend's 4-y/o son complains of joint pain in knees and ankles, mostly at night. Pain accompanies popping of joints. Should I be worried?

In s 4yo yes. : C Ur PEDI now, be sure all up 2 date on immunizations. Bring proof with you as some have been immunized 2 early or 2 late 2 be effective. Don't waste time. ...Read more

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Have untreated bilateral joint pain in, knees, shoulders, wrist, hands esp in morning since 16yr/o.Now symptoms is better.Mild to no morning stiff.Advice?

Get routine eval: Sounds like you are doing well, and I am glad your symptoms are resolving. You may have had "growing pains" and now, as your body matures, your joints have stabilized and you are improving. Get a routine eval and physical yearly to stay well. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Im32 yo n having pain in both knees have hypothyroidism what could be the reason of this knee pain/joints pain no swelling just feel loose n painful ?

Something systemic?: Bilateral knee pain and thyroid problems doesn't ring any bells but at your age it does suggest you be worked up for something systemic going on. I would look for markers of general inflammation in your blood and might even consider looking for an auto-immune etiology if nothing apparent on physical exam. There are even some viruses that can cause transient arthralgias. ...Read more

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What is the best over-the-counter medicine to take to relieve joint pain in knees and hips? It is dull constant throbbing pain.

NSAID a good choice: Use of NSAID would be helpful if tolerated....Cannot use if you have active ulceration or esophagitis.Gastritis. Drugs such as aleve or advil are otc and may be helpful but too many used can be problematic and use in hyperacidity syndromes can be difficult and dangerous. Tylenol (acetaminophen) has less gastroesophageal toxicity. ...Read more

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Bloodwork came back normal for rheumatoid factors. Experiencing joint pain in knees, ankles, achilles, and arm. What should be my next step?

Bloodwork came back normal for rheumatoid factors. Experiencing joint pain in knees, ankles, achilles, and arm. What should be my next step?

CRP!: The CRP test will tell you have inflammation! you nay need to see a specialist in rheumatology! patients with a negative rf, should have a ccp antibody run. I suspect you have spondyloarthritis, not rheumatoid arthritis. A form of spondylitis is most suspect. ...Read more

Dr. Frederick Buechel
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Knee Pain (Definition)

Knee pain is a clinical finding in which the joint (where the bones meet) of the knee is painful to move. This can occur with Injury, arthritis, crystal build up in joints, ...Read more