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What could inflamed joints and lesions all over body mean?

What could inflamed joints and lesions all over body mean?

Infection or more: Ghonorrhea can do this, allergies, rheumatoid arthritis. See a doctor soon. Just because it goes away it does not mean that the problem is gone it could just be deaper in your body and cause more serious problems. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Namey
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Arthritis (Definition)

Arthritis is progressive degeneration of one or more joints. Symptoms may include joint pain, swelling, decreased motion, and stiffness. The two most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis, which is associated first with articular cartilage breakdown with a component of inflammation, and rheumatoid arthritis, which is a systemic autoimmune disorder that affects joint linings first and secondarily ...Read more


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What do inflamed joints and lesions all over body mean to you?

What do inflamed joints and lesions all over body mean to you?

See your primary doc: It means you need to see your primary care doctor to start working you up for what disease (of many possibilities) is causing it. ...Read more

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What disease causes inflamed joints?

What disease causes inflamed joints?

Inflamed joints: There are many types of inflammatory arthropathies. The most common one you may have heard of is rheumatoid arthritis. Osteoarthritis can also cause an inflamed, swollen joint. ...Read more

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What tests can detect inflamed joints?

Ultrasound, MRI: Ultrasound has become the leading method for detecting synovitis (joint inflammation) since it is easy to perform. Mri is also sensitive, and provides more anatomical information for physicians but takes longer to perform. ...Read more

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What can help inflamed joints as well. Anyone tried before?

Depends on the cause: Degenerative; arthritis autoimmune; rheumatoid, lupus etc metabolic; gout, hypertension etc neoplastic; cancer infectious; viral, strep, etc trauma; injury routine osteoarthritis usually starts with antinflammatories, aspirin, ibuprofen, weight control, exercise. See your dr. ...Read more

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I have 8 inflamed joints in my back and the pain is getting worse and worse over the last few months. Help?

See your DOCTOR.: You need to get diagnosed to the cause of the inflammation in your joints of the back, and get treated soon before the inflammation causes serious &/or permanent damage to surrounding structures, like nerves etc. See a spinal surgeon and probably an infectious disease specialist as well. ...Read more

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Are there good rehab exercises to help inflamed joints feel better?

Yes: We commonly tell our patients to focus on high repetition, low resistance type exercises. Think stationary bike with no resistance, or repetitive exercises in a pool.... For a focused workout targeting a specific joint or extremity, talk to your primary care physician and consider a visit to physical therapy to get educated on long term activities which can keep your joints healthy. ...Read more

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Tests for inflamed joints at hospital?

Tests for inflamed joints at hospital?

Many: Inflamed joints can be seen on physical examination. Other tests are blood tests (crp, esr, or specific tests for inflammatory arthritides), x-rays, bone scan, mri, ultrasound to name a few. ...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