Joint Pain

Any discomfort or soreness in the body's joints is called joint pain. The most common causes of joint pain are osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, gout, bursitis, tendinitis, joint overuse, fibromyalgia, rickets, and cancer.

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What could be the cause of my abdominal pain, with back and joint pain?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 21-year-old young woman. I have abdominal pain for the past year. In the beginning, I consulted a gastroenterologist who diagnosed me with Helicobacter Pylori. I took the antibiotic treatment except that two months later, I had sepsis without a cause. At the start of my pain, I ha...  Read Full »

Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand that you must be very upset regarding your ongoing undiagnosed abdominal pain. The description of pain, joint pain, younger age, and weight loss with the absence of menstruation suggest some common disorders. Celiac disease, Crohn's disease vascular ...  Read Full »

Are my bowel and joint symptoms related?

Query: Hello, I am 36 Year Old, 5 feet 11 inch height weight 79 kg...Diet: Veg.. Before 3 year ago due to stomach disturbance,Yellowish Urine, pain and some popup and cracker sound in my legs knee joints i visited doctor and he suggest me for lab test of liver function test and all reports in normal range...  Read Full »

Dr. Sandeep V Nair

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hi, I have gone through all the reports you have sent me. You have ANA positivity and also H pylori anitbody positivity. In view of your multiple joint pains and negative ENA report,ANA positivity you require detailed evaulation by a rheumatologist. Your stomach complaints like pain along with bu...  Read Full »

Can Ovitrelle injection cause skin rashes and bone pain?

Query: Hi doctor, I underwent two IUI procedures, and both failed. But in my second IUI, the doctor gave me five HCG injections from my fifth day to the ninth day. She asked me to come on the tenth day for a checkup and gave me another injection called Ovitrelle 250 mg. The very evening after taking this ...  Read Full »

Dr. Zubayeralam

Family Physician, General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Pulmonologist, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thanks for the query. I can understand your concern. According to your statement, you are suffering from a drug reaction with joint pain. Joint pain may result from allergies. The allergic reaction by drugs can cause joint pain and muscle pain. Even autoimmune diseases...  Read Full »

What causes muscle and joint pain with inflammation of the body?

Query: I am 51, female and a T2 diabetic. I have hashimoto disease and my thyroid swings the pendulum from over to under active at least 3x a year so meds are adjusted accordingly. My iron is low, ferritin is 10. Regular blood tests show high cholesterol, normal liver enzymes and normal WCB. I also have in...  Read Full »

Dr. Sugreev Singh

Internal Medicine Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi ma’am Welcome to icliniq Thank you for writing us and i am concern about you. Ma’am actually looking at your history we cannot say that you have ms or parkinsons. There can be various reasons for such pain and muscle spasm in neck region. First of all as you have mentioned you have ...  Read Full »

Will early-stage lupus lead to cancer?

Query: Hi doctor, I started having joint pain a year ago in the neck, shoulder, wrist, and foot. I went to see my internist who ran an ANA, and it came back positive with a 1.116. Then saw a rheumatologist who took more tests and said I tested for early-stage lupus with a 29 in the anti-DNA antibody test....  Read Full »

Dr. Anshul Varshney

Criticalcare Physician, Diabetologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Medical Gastroenterologist, Nephrologist, Pulmonologist, Rheumatologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Do not worry; we are here to help you. The large joint pains are not significant for autoimmune (abnormal immune response) diseases. I need to know if you have: Any specific small joint pains. Any eye problems like uveitis (frequent reddening or itching of eyes). A...  Read Full »

Should I follow-up, based on my daughter's thyroid levels?

Query: Hi doctor, My daughter is 17 years now. We took her to ER for joint pain. Her joint pain started in the lower back three days ago and within a day, it was in all of her joints. But, there is no rash and fever. Two doctors saw her in the ER said that she needs further testing apart from laboratory te...  Read Full »

Dr. Swaraj S W

Diabetologist, Endocrinologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to The viral infection she might have caught from her school and there is no need to worry. Usually, that is self-limiting. We adapt the policy of wait and watch unless there are no complications and I think there are none. With respect to thyroid, I suggest you do not panic...  Read Full »

Please suggest treatment for excruciating joint pain.

Query: I'm experiencing joint pain in my hands, elbows ankels and toes which has progressed rapidly over the past few weeks. The pain is excruciating during the night and I get very little sleep. I wake up with swollen joints and have to sit or lay in bed for an hour sometimes close to an hour and a half b...  Read Full »

Dr. Sugreev Singh

Internal Medicine Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi Welcome to icliniq There are two types of arthritis one is osteoarthritis which is more common. And other one is rheumatoid arthritis. And there is one more disease called gout’s disease. Sometimes it’s hard to diagnose them but if generally make a difference without testing then we...  Read Full »

What is the treatment for rheumatoid arthritis pain?

Query: Hello doctor, I am suffering from rheumatoid arthritis for the past four years and it was diagnosed six months ago. I feel excruciating pain in my lower and upper limb joints and I am not feeling relief even after taking NSAIDs. I was given steroids and penicillin, and it did not work properly. The...  Read Full »

Dr. Rajiv Ranjan Kumar

Rheumatologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to A diagnosed case of rheumatoid arthritis on biological agent, still having pain needs to evaluated in detail. Pain can originate from muscle, nerves, or joints. The odd point is diarrhea for a month and it needs to be evaluated. It can be due to drug-related or disease-...  Read Full »

Please suggest a treatment plan for high fever, cough, joint pain, and elevated liver enzymes.

Query: Hello! My father age is 57. And from past 12 days he's suffering from high fever, cough, joint pain, fatigue, loss of appetite, low platelet count. We get him tested for viral, dengue, typhoid. But nothing came out, all negative. Then our doctor recommended for LFT(liver functioning test) and it ...  Read Full »

Dr. Penchala Prasad Kandikattu

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello dear dont worry any viral fever or hepatotoxic drugs may lead to liver enzymes elevation. But in few patients it may be due to alcohol induced liver injury or non alcoholic steatohepatitis etc. So until examination is done it is difficult to say what it is. But present situation is like vi...  Read Full »

After I stopped Methotrexate and Exemptia, I develop dryness, skin rashes and joint pain. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 41-year-old male, an old case of ankylosing spondylitis and was on Methotrexate for 10 years, then switched over to injection Exemptia and after six month of injections, I started developing skin rashes and dryness and lost hairs on my both the legs only on the outer side. I ha...  Read Full »

Dr. Subhash Kashyap


Answer: Hi Welcome to I have seen the images (attachment removed to protect patient identity). I went through your case which is indeed a chronic one and has a lot of other manifestations in skin too. Ankylosing spondylitis is commonly associated with psoriasis and so other vasculitis which ...  Read Full »

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