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Why Does Rainy Weather Affect Arthritis
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
I have artheritis in my lower back. Can the cold and damp weather bother my back and make it hurt.?
Need a diagnosis: We need to be clear about what kind of foot arthritis you have. Treating the underlying diagnosis can help. We see a variety of types of arthritis in the feet: osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, reactive arthritis, gout to name a few. Treating that can help teh weather changes. This is what we call a "barometer sign" - being affected by weather changes. It is not specific to one type. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm 39 with lower back and hip pain naproxen help 4 a day is this arthrites. And should I be having it in 76 % weather? Also could I have hairline
Sciatica: Pain in the distribution as you suggested describes the pattern of the nerve that travels in the leg called the sciatic nerve. The sciatic nerve is not the cause of the pain source, it is the result of an irritated nerve typically in the lumbar spine (low back) which are caused by herniated disks, spinal stenosis or degenerative disc disease requiring further evaluation by a spine specialist. ...Read more
Pressure: It is thought that osteocytes, bone cells, respond to changes in barometric pressure. These changes often occur with bad weather. ...Read more
Are there any scientific explainations for why some people feel arthritis pain during or before rainy weather?
I have a tube in my ear. Does rainy weather affect it? When I chew I hear a lot of noise. This has just happened recently.
Go back to ENT: The tube in your ear my need to be adjusted. Eustacian tube dysfunction represents a spectrum of disorders 1. Failure of the tubal dilatory action or Valve incompetency leading to patulous dysfunction. The hallmark symptom of patulous dysfunction is autophony (hearing one owns voice or amplified breathing, ...Read more
Everytime I blow my nose their is blood in it. (Mostly in the mornings) what's wrong? P.s the weather had been mostly rainy here
Septal deviation: Even in moist air the nose can get dry due to subtle (or not so subtle) nasal septal deviations. Avoid vigorous nose blowing, nose picking or tissues in the nose. Try some saline gel twice daily. If bleeding persists see an otolaryngologist for examination and possibly cautery. Good luck. ...Read more
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