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Dr. Daniel Mass
Board Certified, Orthopedic surgery, hand surgery
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Why does arthritis hurt more at night?

Dr. Daniel Mass
Board Certified, Orthopedic surgery, hand surgery
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Why does arthritis hurt more at night?

No motion: At night you do not move much during your sleep so you get swelling in that joint and it starts to hurt. At night you do not have anything distracting you so you are more aware of the pain. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Namey
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Arthritis (Definition)

Arthritis is a condition in which there is breakdown of cartilage in joints. This results in bones rubbing together, causing pain, swelling, and stiffness in the affected joints. Common causes include infection, general wear and tear on the joints, and autoimmune diseases in which the body's immune system attacks ...Read more


Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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Both hips hurt extremely bad at night especially when i'm laying on them. It gets so bad at times it's hard to roll over. Can it be arthritis maybe!?

Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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Both hips hurt extremely bad at night especially when i'm laying on them. It gets so bad at times it's hard to roll over. Can it be arthritis maybe!?

Could be: Also depends on what job you have.. At 28 you are a little young for arthritis. Have yourself examined by a physician. ...Read more

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Dr. Gary Sterba
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Arthritis? I have been hurting in my joints going to my hips. It really hurts at night. Mostly on my right side. I don't think it's arthritis because it hurts if it rains or not if that makes a difference. It has been hurting on my right side for about

Dr. Gary Sterba
Board Certified, Rheumatology
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You : You should seek medicak evaluation , if the pain is as you describe it and has lasted for more than six weeks , there is no doub that a physician should evaluate you to determine what is going on. A differentiation has to be made on the causes of pain , if it does not let you sleep , then a pain of a bonny origin has to be ruled also. ...Read more

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Dr. Arthur Mandelin
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Why does my arthritis hurt more in the morning and get better throughout the day?

Dr. Arthur Mandelin
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Why does my arthritis hurt more in the morning and get better throughout the day?

Expected: Several forms of arthritis have this feature. As to the exact mechanism, nobody knows for certain. ...Read more

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Dr. Marius Frasie
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I am 31 and i think I have arthritis in my knees and in my hands my knees hurt every night how can I find out that it is arthritis?

Dr. Marius Frasie
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I am 31 and i think I have arthritis in my knees and in my hands my knees hurt every night how can I find out that it is arthritis?

SEE YOR DOCTOR: YOU WILL BE EVALUATED WITH AN EXAM POSS BLOOD TESTS AND XRAY OF PAINFUL JOINTS WILL ALSO HELP. ...Read more

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Dr. Jason Boyer
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Why does arthritis hurt so much more in the morning?

Dr. Jason Boyer
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
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Why does arthritis hurt so much more in the morning?

See below: Arthritis seems to cause stiffness in a joint that has not moved for a while. You will notice that even during the day, after a period of immobility, joints will feel more stiff when you begin to move again. At night, our joints are relatively immobile during sleep and feel much stiffer in the morning. ...Read more

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Does inflammatory arthritis hurt?

Dr. Ronald Krauser
Board Certified, Rheumatology
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Does inflammatory arthritis hurt?

Yes: The inflammatory reaction causes local tenderness, swelling, stiffness and pain. ...Read more

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Dr. Oscar Novick
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I hurt my shoulder when i was kid and it still hurts. I always pop it even though it still hurts i can't stop is arthritis possible ? I'm only 25

Dr. Oscar Novick
Board Certified, Pediatrics
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See an orthopedist: You may have a subluxation of the head of the humerus. Simply said, your upper arm may be slipping in and out of place an orthopedist. He can certainly help. ...Read more

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Dr. Steven Hill
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My shoulder has been hurting really bad. I dobt have full rotation and it hurts to raise it. Could it be bursitus or arthritis?

Dr. Steven Hill
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My shoulder has been hurting really bad. I dobt have full rotation and it hurts to raise it. Could it be bursitus or arthritis?

Yes: It could be both but arthritis is a chronic condition that occurs over time. Only an exam by your doctor can give you a definitive answer. ...Read more

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Dr. Ryan Stanton
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I am 51, and experiencing extreme shoulder pain. Hurts to move my shoulder, can this be arthritis?

Dr. Ryan Stanton
Board Certified, Emergency Medicine
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Sure: It absolutely can, especially if you have injured it in the past or have an occupation where you use the shoulder a bunch. I would get it checked out by your pcp, sports medicine or orthopedics. ...Read more

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Painful Joints (Definition)

Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA) is a term used to describe a common type of arthritis in children. It is a long-term (chronic) disease resulting in ...Read more


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