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X Rays Of Lower Back Rheumatoid Arthritis
Negative results for lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, kidneys disease, thyroid disease, no protein in urine still having mild headache joint pain..etc?
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
Yes it can but with: back and buttock pain other issues may be a disc, fracture ( stress fx) a slip in the spine, a spondyloarthropathy such as psoriatic arthritis, gastrointestinal related arthritis, and more common in men is ankylosing spondylitis and others, There are also MANY many gyn related issue and GI related issue that can give similar complaints, ASK YOUR DOCTOR don't assume. ...Read more
My mom has rheumatoid arthritis. My jaw is stiff and my lower back is very painful and stiff. Could I have arthritis?
Sir, i have a history of rheumatoid arthritis,. Recently i started having severe pain in the bone of my lower back,just above my left buttock. ?
Possible RA: You leave out the detail about your current state of treatment. Multiple possible causes exist for the type of pain you describe. Back pain is it most common form of adult pain syndrome along with headache. With a history of rheumatoid arthritis the activity level of this needs to be assessed and appropriately treated first. Go see your Rheumatologist. ...Read more
Pain lower back spasms from rib cage,got it overnight while asleep.i d however suffer from rheumatoid arthritis?
Can loss of normal cervical lordosis be caused by rheumatoid arthritis? If so, would there be signs of RA on the x-ray or MRI of cervical spine?
My mother has swollen fingers. They are treating her for rheumatoid arthritis although they say the blood tests and x-rays showed no real signs of this. Steroids took away all the swelling and pain, but both are now back. Today she now has a stiff ne
Not complete...: The scenario above was not completed due to character restriction... But i would recommend bringing up your concerns with your mother's rheumatologist. ...Read more
NO: No such thing as healing happening, however Reiki might help reduce or make the pain issues more tolerable. ...Read more
2-3 days: 2 or 3 days at the most from most labs. ...Read more
Is it possible for someone who's 50 to have rheumatoid arthritis even if the blood work n X-ray was negative..??
No: There is a group of diseases called "seronegative arthritis." In this case, the lab tests do not demonstrate rheumatoid arthritis but do often show elevated levels of inflammation in the body. These diseases can have some similar symptoms to rheumatoid arthritis and are often treated using the same medications. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not clear: Although there was a study suggesting that alcohol use (10 drinks a month) can reduce the pain from RA associated with inflamation, experts still feel that this is a weak association. In all likelihood, more studies on this would have to be done before anyone can advise a patient to consume alcohol to control their symptoms. ...Read more
You need to see MD: You are 34 years old has juvenile rheumatoid arthritis since you were a child you are having back pain, we can not answer your question without knowing what meds you have taken or are taking.You can take any anti inflammatory meds for pain like Motrin or naprosyn (naproxen) for relief and follow up with your rheamatologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I went to get tested to see if I have rheumatoid arthritis and the result came back positive. What does Rheumatoid Factor H12 mean? < 10 kU/L (range)
Can you have rheumatoid arthritis without swelling?I have pain in most of my joints (Could be my back) and I can't tell if it could be RA or my back.
RA: Usually rheumatoid comes with pain, swelling and stiffness ...Read more
Ra factor very high, but not rheumatoid arthritis? I am 56 women, my RA factor result is super high, is 380, but other testes of related rheumatoid arthritis all normal ( including blood testes and x ray). After three month i did all test again, the resul
Rheumatoid : Rheumatoid arthritis is a disease that requires certain criteria for it s diagnosis . We automatically think that if a test for a disease is positive you have to have the disease , but that is not how it goes. For example there are to types of anti-globulins , igg and igm , they may be positive in different situations for the same disease so one is positive for the acute phase and the other becomes positive later , this is only an example..So things need to be proven to be valid. An is not an automatic concept , if is positive I have it and if not what do I have. There are many things we still need to learn about many diseases and many laboratory results. Rheumatoid factor can go up , with age , with certain infection etc etc if you google it , you will find the complete list. You saw the rheumatologist , and obviously he did a diagnosis based on your clinical picture and is not rheumatoid arthritis , in the same manner he will consider other possibilities for that findings , he would have order additional test if there was a suspicion of another entity that may give a positive rheumatoid factor . Since he evaluated you he would be the best person to ask, rather than to figured out the other way oround, doctors see patients and suspect diseases, and then request labs to confirm the diagnosis or ruled them out , the other way around is difficult and is not how it is usually done. ...Read more
I am 29 yrs old male. I was diagnksed rheumatoid arthritis 4 years back.Taking indocap sr 75 mg and ocid qrs 20 daily on capsule.Shall i be fit bythis?
As below: Ask your rheumatologist about drugs called dmard. ...Read more
Would an X-ray look different with osteoarthritis&rheumatoid arthritis and can you have both in the same joint? Can osteo turn in to rheumatoid?
I'm suspected with rheumatoid arthritis.My doc & results to come back in 3days.Now I have petechiae on feet should I be alarmed & go to the emergency?
Hello had EKG recently, came back abnormal. Currently on prednisone for my rheumatoid arthritis. Could this be the cause of it being abnormal. ?
Usually they don't-: -cause changes, but it has been seen. I would consult Ur rheumatologist about this. ...Read more
Pain in big toe 1st MP joint-X-Ray says rheumatoid arthritis. Dr thought it's from injury as kid. Should I be worried ab something more serious?
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