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Diagnosed with joint hypermobility syndrome, pain in joints including ribs hips knees sometimes excruciating. Constant fatigue, always cold, normal?

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Dr. Bradford Landry
Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine

In brief: Workup and PT

There is no good evidence that JHS in and of itself will cause such significant pain.
With that said, many people with JHS do present with chronic pain, fibromyalgia, fatigue and even autonomic symptoms such as you're describing. Evaluation by a rheumatologist, neurologist and physiatrist could be helpful in sorting out your symptoms, ruling out other problems, and providing appropriate treatment.

In brief: Workup and PT

There is no good evidence that JHS in and of itself will cause such significant pain.
With that said, many people with JHS do present with chronic pain, fibromyalgia, fatigue and even autonomic symptoms such as you're describing. Evaluation by a rheumatologist, neurologist and physiatrist could be helpful in sorting out your symptoms, ruling out other problems, and providing appropriate treatment.
Dr. Bradford Landry
Dr. Bradford Landry
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Dr. Mark Jaffe
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: Must be seen & advis

This syndrome is a diagnosis of exclusion and other possible disorders should be evaluated accordingly.

In brief: Must be seen & advis

This syndrome is a diagnosis of exclusion and other possible disorders should be evaluated accordingly.
Dr. Mark Jaffe
Dr. Mark Jaffe
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Dr. Naresh Rao
Sports Medicine

In brief: Possible other cause

Seek a rheumatology consultation if you have not had one.
Possibly an endocrinologist as well. If those workups are negative, consider physical therapy and/or prolotherapy/prp to help tighten up the ligaments.

In brief: Possible other cause

Seek a rheumatology consultation if you have not had one.
Possibly an endocrinologist as well. If those workups are negative, consider physical therapy and/or prolotherapy/prp to help tighten up the ligaments.
Dr. Naresh Rao
Dr. Naresh Rao
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