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What does rheumatoid arthritis in the hands look like?

What does rheumatoid arthritis in the hands look like?

Joint swelling: In the most classical presentation there is symmetrical swelling around the middle joints (pip) in the fingers and in the knuckles. The end joints, nearest the nails, are usually spared. It is also symmetrical in both hands. The areas between the joints are relatively normal. The swelling may be warm and there may be slight redness as well. ...Read more

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Gout (Definition)

Occurs when too much uric acid gets deposited in a joint. Lifestyle factors like red meat and alcohol ...Read more


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What does arthiris in the back look like?

What does arthiris in the back look like?

Depends on severity: Mild or early degenerative arthritis may not show any visible deformity. As it gets more severity, joint deformity will be more visible. Rheumatoid, when severe, can be quite disfiguring of the hands/arms etc.. It is often not obvious for back arthritis but can be seen by xray/ct etc...Your doc can show you your xray results--something like an xay picture here, as example. Good luck. ...Read more

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What does frostnip look like on the fingers?

What does frostnip look like on the fingers?

Illustration: This is a good illustration of frostnip/ bite: http://www.Bing.Com/images/search?Q=frostnip+fingers&qs=as&sk=&form=qbir&pq=frostnip%20finge&sc=2-14&sp=1&qs=as&sk=#view=detail&id=03ef01669f83cc4321cc289b3c500a72b8664cb9&selectedindex=11. ...Read more

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Where and what does the HPV warts look like in men?

Where and what does the HPV warts look like in men?

HPV: When men acquire HPV they are called condylomas. They are raised lesions which look like small cauliflower growths ...Read more

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What does arthritis of the knee look like?

What does arthritis of the knee look like?

Oftentimes normal: If inflammation is moderate to severe, there will be redness, swelling and tenderness to touch. Google images of arthritis of knees. Best wishes! http://www.Medicinenet.Com/script/main/mobileart.Asp?Articlekey=113442. ...Read more

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What does lupus look like in mouth?

What does lupus look like in mouth?

Painless ulcers: Mouth ulcers are sometimes the first signs of lupus and occur in 10-45 % of lupus patients. The are usually painless sores. Some lupus patients have gingivitis if they have dry mouth. ...Read more

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What does lupus look like in mouth?

What does lupus look like in mouth?

Mouth sores!: Usually painless, but can hurt. Frequently associated with low white count. Systemic lupus is the great mimick! ...Read more

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What does psoriatic arthritis in the neck feel like usually?

What does psoriatic arthritis in the neck feel like usually?

Achy: Achy pain with and without movement that produces stiffness in themorning and gradually improves overseveral hours. It is not visible on xray or normal lab tests but has been detected by mri, although that test is overused, most ofthe time. ...Read more

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What causes diffuse mottling of the bottom of my hands? It has the net-like pattern. Looks like ground-beef. It doesn't look like pics of raynaud's.

What causes diffuse mottling of the bottom of my hands?  It has the net-like pattern.  Looks like ground-beef. It doesn't look like pics of raynaud's.

Have it cked by dr.: It's best to have your hands checked by your doctor, so s/he can make a decision on whether to refer you to a dermatologist or s/he can answer your question quickly. The description you're describing needs to be documented in your chart, possibly with pictures taken, and a timeline of when this started, and where you are now. Depending on your medical history, travel history, exposure to environmental toxins, may shed more light on to your situation. ...Read more

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Does neuropathy in the feet always show disgusting feet or can it look like a normal foot?

Does neuropathy in the feet always show disgusting feet or can it look like a normal foot?

Neuropathy: Neuropathy is related to the nerves, so until the nerve supply affects the blood supply, etc., the foot can look outwardly normal. Generally, people with neuropathy can have other related problems. A diabetic can have poor blood supply, neuropathy, high risk of infection and poor wound healing, leading to "disgusting" feet. ...Read more

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What does cancer in the big toe look like and does it appear over time from a black spot -looking like you dropped something on your toe?

What does cancer in the big toe look like and does it appear over time from a black spot -looking like you dropped something on your toe?

I have a black spot: ...under my toe nail too, so I hope not. A melanoma can appear as a dark spot anywhere on your skin, including a toe, or under a toenail. Most often a black spot that looks like you dropped something on your toe is an old hemorrhage from trauma. Old blood should resorb or grow out with the skin. A melanoma, on the other hand, may have irregular coloration, an irregular border, and grow over time. ...Read more

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What does arthritis in the neck feel like?

What does arthritis in the neck feel like?

Possibly painful: Neck arthritis is most commonly asymptomatic. However, when painful, the pain can be felt in the neck, shoulders, and upper back. Other symptoms could include limited range-of-motion, leg weakness, balance problems, and arm pain or numbness. ...Read more

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What does sugar in the urine look like?

What does sugar in the urine look like?

Can not be seen: Sugar is dissolved in the urine ; does not change color or urine. Same as there is no discoloration when you put sugar into water. ...Read more

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What does it mean when a lot of veins show in your hands?

What does it mean when a lot of veins show in your hands?

It is normal: I agree with dr morrison thin people without much body fat hand veins show more & also as we age our normal hand veins show more as skin thins. They dont need to be treated but they can be treated or closed with sclerotherapy if they are a cosmetic concern, it usually takes 2-4 sessions for cosmetic results. See a phlebologist, a vein specialist who does many of these treatments. www.phlebology.org. ...Read more

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I have a weird condition where at times, some of my fingers are cold and the other fingers are warm. What does that mean?

I have a weird condition where at times, some of my fingers are cold and the other fingers are warm. What does that mean?

?Raynaud's: We need more information and a physician will need to assess you in person. If its persistent and your fingers are particularly sensitive to extremes of temperature, I would see a vascular specialist to check circulation. Would do some blood work to make sure its not related to systemic illness affecting blood vessels. ...Read more

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It looks like some blood in the top of my mouth almost could look like blood inside my skin. What does that mean?

It looks like some blood in the top of my mouth almost could look like blood inside my skin. What does that mean?

Very common: Very common to have blood under the oral skin secondary to simple oral trauma. If persistent or severe see your doc as you could have a clotting or platelet disorder. ...Read more

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What does it mean if u have bumps. Like in the back of the tounge

What does it mean if u have bumps. Like in the back of the tounge

Bumpy tongue: At the back of the tongue may simple be enlarged taste buds (circumvallate papillae). If there is pain, bleeding, or difficulty swallowing, see ENT specialist for evaluation $ treatment. If u smoke or use smokeless tobacco (chew), definitely get tongue checked. ...Read more

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