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What Is Painful Swollen Joints
What is it? I have painful swollen joints (better by: anti-inflammatory medication) (side: both) (quality: dull or achy, wakes you up at night, achy)
Many causes: DEF: if it hurts = PAINFUL, if it is larger than the other = swollen get it checked ...Read more
I am experiencing back pain (side: both
) . The following also describes me: Painful swollen joints. What should I do?
What specialist should I see for constant painful swollen joints that are rapidly losing mobility and pain level is constantly increasing?
An Ortho doc gener--: Ally but if its foot/ankles, then a podiatrist might be helpful. ...Read more
I am experiencing knee pain. The following also describes me: Painful swollen joints. What should I do?
I am experiencing painful swollen joints (better by: rest) (side: both) (quality: dull or aching sensation) (time frame: gradual onset) (worsened ...
I am experiencing painful swollen joints (better by: anti-inflammatory medication, rest) (side: left, moves around, right) (worsened by: moving joi...
Arthritis: You appear to have an arthritis problem, and at your young age I feel it's important to be evaluated by a rheumatologist to determine what type of arthritis you have. Appropriate tests will be done in order to ensure that proper treatment and follow-up will be given. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am experiencing foot pain and painful swollen joints (side: left) (worsened by: with movement) (severity: severe) (quality: feels sharp or stabb...
How long: How long have you been experiencing these symptoms? A good place to start is with any recent changes. If you have new shoes or have increased your activity lately these may be the cause. If you have experienced a fall or injury lately, you may have a sprain or bruise. RICE = Rest, Ice, Compression and Elevation. Also try some tylenol or motrin to see if this helps with the pain. ...Read more
My daughter is experiencing knee swelling. The following also describe her: Knee pain and Painful swollen joints. What should she do?
Depends: If it is enough to bother her & interfere with common daily activities she needs to be evaluated. This could be any one of a number of trauma/infectious or immune mediated issues. Exam & possible testing are the only way to sort out the cause and treatment. ...Read more
I am experiencing difficulty walking and bone pain. The following also describe me: Unable to bear weight, Painful swollen joints, Joint swelling,...
Rheumatologist: Need complete evaluation for source of inflammationand weakness and then treatment options. Do not wait as your muscles will atrophy and make function worse and rehab longer ...Read more
I am experiencing bone pain and painful swollen joints (better by: immobilizing joint in a splint, compressive wrap or dressing, rest) (time frame...
RICE treatment helps: Based on your description, it sounds as though you are having a problem with an isolated bone and its surrounding joints as opposed to generalized bone pain and swelling. The bone must be evaluated for any trauma specific to it. This may include x-ray along with a clinical history. Since your "RICE" treatment seems to be working, continue with it until you can be examined, hopefully soon. ...Read more
I am experiencing back pain and knee weakness. The following also describe me: Obesity, Knee pain, Painful swollen joints, Pain shooting down the ...
Why the wait? : Obesity, exerting pressure on your back and lower limbs joints, with nerves affected too, knee pain could be originating from your hips, and the shooting pain can be due to pinched nerves or sciatica. Bottom line, you have to be seen, lose weight and not hope to be treated online, good luck ...Read more
I am experiencing tick bite and bruising. The following also describes me: Painful swollen joints. What should I do? The bruising is next to the bite but not a surrounding and not the bullseye that is commonly seen with lyme disease
My sister is experiencing knee pain and popping or snapping sound from knee joint. The following also describe her: Knee weakness, Painful swollen joints, and Knee pop. What should she do?
I am experiencing ankle swelling, ankle pain, difficulty walking and ankle weakness. The following also describe me: Painful swollen joints, Unable to bear weight, and Joint swelling. What should I do?
I am experiencing mouth sores, painful cracks at the corners of mouth, painful swollen joints (better by: anti-inflammatory medication, rest) (side...
I am experiencing ankle swelling, ankle pain and finger pain. The following also describe me: Difficulty walking, Unable to bear weight, and Painful swollen joints. What should I do?
Please see your doc.: I would recommend you be examined by your doctor and possibly have laboratory testing and possibly x-rays. You may need to see a specialist, a rheumatologist, who treats joint issues. It sounds like you may have a type of arthritis, but I really can't make that diagnosis here. If you have HealthTap Prime, you also can consult one of us there to answer some more questions first. ...Read more
I am experiencing big toe pain (quality: pain in joint) . The following also describe me: Swollen foot, Joint swelling, Painful swollen joints, and D?
There are a number: of different causes of these symptoms potentially including STDs. You need to see a health care provider for diagnosis and treatment. Don't delay as serious complications affecting the long term function of the joints involved can occur. ...Read more
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