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What Is Bursitis And Are Its Symptoms Very Similar To Arthritis Symptoms
Bursitis can occur: Bursitis can occur in virtually all forms of arthritis. However, bursitis in several areas ccan be do to trauma or overuse: examples-trochanteric bursitis-side of the hip-trauma or laying with too much pressure. Another is the subacromial bursa in the shoulder. Can be do to many things, including overuse type issues. There are others, but these are major examples! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A condition where there 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
Is it difficult to diagnose rheumatoid arthritis during pregnancy because signs and symptoms are similar?
Inflammation: A bursa is a fluid filled sac rthat sits between muscle or between muscle and bone and assists with normal motion - like the ball bearings of the body. If a bursa becomes inflamed - by acute trauma, repetitive motions or activities or other forms of inflammation it causes local pain, possible swelling and usually loss of motion of the affected area. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Back & Leg Pain: Sciatica is pain in the distribution of the leg as a result of an irritated nerve or facet joints or other injury typically in the lumbar spine (low back) which are caused by herniated disks, spinal stenosis or degenerative disc disease, etc requiring further evaluation by a spine specialist and may be candidate for facet injections/radiofrequency ablation and epidural steroid injection. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Infection: PID is also known as pelvic inflammatory disease and causes a lot of pelvic pain and can be associated with a purulent vaginal discharge or bleeding and fever. Often the abdomen is very tender and you can have pain in the right upper quadrant because of inflammation around the liver ( Fitzhugh- Curtis syndrome). Hope this helps. ...Read more
Impossible to say: This question needs to be addressed to your own doctors. You provide no specifics but there is no possible way that any doctor who does not participate in your care could even began to answer that question ...Read more
Various: ? Re cause, symptoms & treatment fibromyalgia (FM). Obesity, mechanical injury, loose joints, femaleness, sedentary life, lack of sleep, & multiple childbirths associated w. FM. Symptoms: chronic widespread pain (upper & lower back), depression, & restless sleep. Cure: Aquatherapy, gentle yoga, massage, neutriceuticals, SIJ belt, biofeedback, ingested & topical cannabis, & mindfulness therapies. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can be a little difficult to differentiate between PMS symptoms and pregnancy symptoms, what are the main differences?
Hindsight: The only reliable differentiation is a positive pregnancy test. Every period is different and every pregnancy is different. A lot of times you will be able to tell in hindsight that your pregnancy symptoms were pregnancy and not pms, the distinction can be very subtle, but it can be obvious too. If you are trying to get pregnant or not trying the wait is excruciating. Best wishes either way. ...Read more
Sx's: Common cold symptoms include: Cough, congestion, watery eyes, sneezing, sore throat, mild headache, low grade fever & mild body aches. According to Mayo Clinic Flu sxs may include “Fever over 100F (38C), Aching muscles, especially in your back, arms and legs, Chills & sweats, Headache, Dry Cough, Fatigue and weakness, Nasal Congestion.” ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Classically: Angina pectoris =substernal pressure, pain with radiation to the neck or left or right arm and shoulder. Some will have abdominal pain-and be confused with gallbladder or stomach symptoms. Ladies seem to have less classic// or tolerate pain better than men. Relief with Nitroglycerin is very suggestive. A feeling of impending doom, pallor, sweating suggest a bad day! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are some conditions that can go along with small fiber neuropathy especially when chronic joint pain is present?
Body parts: this depends on which parts of the body you are referring to: knee, ankle, arm.leg etc; however, certain clinical signs are constant: pain or tenderness aggravated by movement, possible swelling, possible joint instability, possible deep tissue bleeding. All symptoms require examination, evaluation, diagnosis , possible imaging and treatment, both medical and physical. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain in joints: Some types of arthritis might run in the family. However, that does not mean a person cannot do things to delay onset or decrease the effect. Start by getting a family history. Take that to a primary care provider for consultation and examination. Ask for a list of activities to avoid and for things to do for prevention. If needed, ask for a referral to a rheumatologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Acute?: In acute bronchitis, symptoms include cold symptoms, cough with sputum production, fever, body aches, shortness of breath. If it is due to bacterial infection, antibiotics are used and if it is a viral infection, it will run its course over a few days to week or so. Your doctor can tell the difference. There is no cure for chronic bronchitis, a form of copd. ...Read more
CNS Depression: Symptoms of CNS Depression can be: • Drowsiness. • Slurred speech. • In-coordination. • Unsteady gait. • Impaired attention and memory. • Breathing difficulty. • Fast pulse and heart rate. • Decreased pain perception. • Low blood pressure. CNS Depression can be serious as it may lead to coma and death. If you have these symptoms, see Neurologist for Diagnosis and Treatment ...Read more
Not Dangerous: Hurts a lot, however if you have weakness or bowel/bladder incontinence than it can be an emergency that may need to be evaluated for surgery. This suggests that the disc is significant compressing nerves in the spinal canal reducing their function. Generally though, a majority of slipped discs or herniations are mostly painful and resolve over time and do not cause long term effects. ...Read more
Weakness>Pain: Myositis is inflammation of muscles caused by autoimmune attack of the muscle tissue. It can sometimes be painful but the primary symptom is progressive weakness (over weeks and months). Affected muscles are usually proximal (closer to the body) such as shoulders and hips while wrists/hands and feet are usually spared. Sometimes accompanied by Raynaud's and purple/red rash around eyes and on chest ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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