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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My uncle has joint pain and pricking sensation three months after COVID recovery. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, My uncle (42-year-age) has some joint pains, so he had his body checkup done. Three months back, he had recovered from COVID-19. He has itching all over the body. Sometimes when he scratches, it will become a wound and later will become a black mark. Sometimes there is some pain, as...  Read Full »


Dr. Nupoor Acharya

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have not described the joint pains in detail. So it is difficult to ascertain the cause for joint pains. Which are the joints involved? Any associated swelling or redness of joints? Any early morning stiffness? Whether the pain increases on activity or rest? Th...  Read Full »

Will there be pain in the legs 20 days after a minor sprain due to leg injury?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 33 year old male, who presents with a Lisfranc injury. I had a leg injury 20 days back. I was told it was a minor sprain, and I tried to walk on my foot, but it is paining a lot. I am currently using non-weight bearing boots, and would not be able to see my surgeon for anoth...  Read Full »


Dr. Akshay Kumar Saxena

Answer: Hello doctor, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have mentioned an injury to your foot around 20 days back, which has been managed conservatively till now. Having read your description, it appears that there has been a capsular injury at the tarsometatarsal joints, especially, the 4th and 5th joint with...  Read Full »

What is the cause for severe joint pain that increases day by day with white dots on legs?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 32-year-old of weight 93 kg and height 181 cm. For almost 15 years, I have serious pain in all my joints. As I grow, these pains grow with me. I have a complete analysis done lately, but I do not think I had the best medication as I still live in pain daily. I have small white dot...  Read Full »


Dr. Nupoor Acharya

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I would like to know about your joint symptoms in a little more detail. Which were the joints predominantly involved? Was the pain associated with swelling? Do you have stiffness in the morning that goes away with activity? Is the pain more after rest or work? An...  Read Full »

Will laxity of joints cause severe pain in joints for more than 17 years?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 32-year-old, of weight 93 kg and height 181 cm. For almost 17 years, I have serious pain in all my joints. As I grow, these pains grow with me. I have a complete analysis done lately, but I do not think I had the best medication as I still live in pain on a daily basis. I have small...  Read Full »


Dr. Nupoor Acharya

Answer: Hello, Welcome back to icliniq.com. I saw your reports (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). I was, unfortunately, unable to understand your X-ray reports, but you told me that it is normal. So I will take that as normal. Your blood reports do not suggest any inflammation as you...  Read Full »

Even after two years of C-section, I have back and joint pain. How to treat?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 35 year old female. I am a mother of a 2 year old boy. After cesarean delivery, I had back and joint pain problem. I thought that once I stop my breastfeeding my problem will resolve. But, it persists still. Why?  Read Full »


Dr. Salah Saad Shoman

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You need calcium supplements daily. You also need to be exposed to direct sunlight for quarter an hour three times a week before noon. Also, you need Vitamin B 12 supplements. It will take around three months of supplements to compensate the deficiencies caused by breastf...  Read Full »

What does ANA positive in a blood test with joint pain indicate?

Query: Hi doctor, I recently had routine laboratory tests done ordered by my gynecologist. First time I had the SED test done. The rate was 35, so she ordered some other tests. Alpha globulin 1 result is 40, ANA test is positive, ANA titer is 1:40, ANA pattern nuclear, homogenous, and rheumatoid factor. I...  Read Full »


Dr. Nupoor Acharya

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your ESR (erythrocyte sedimentation rate) is a little high, and ANA (antinuclear antibodies) is positive. However, 1:40 is a very low titer. ANA positivity may be seen in different connective tissue diseases (CTD). A low titer positivity may also be seen in normal ...  Read Full »

What are the cause of my husband's extreme shivering and profuse sweating at night?

Query: Hi doctor, My husband was in a below-freezing weather all weekend, day and night, for military training. Nine of the men he was with went to the hospital for various cold weather injuries. Since coming home, he has been suffering from what seems like a cold in the daytime, but at night, he has extr...  Read Full »


Dr. Jeremy David O'kennedy

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. What you are describing sounds like the starting stages of a respiratory tract infection (RTI). Viral respiratory tract infections, especially influenza, are more common during colder periods of the year and have a high incidence in military settings. Virus or bacterial o...  Read Full »

Do pain in the cheeks near the ear, and pulse tinnitus indicate TMJ disorder?

Query: Hi doctor,I have had pain in my cheeks near my ear for the past year. I know it was from TMJ, so I tried to quiet it down with some exercises. I never went to the dentist until recently because of the COVID. Next thing about three months ago, I got pulse tinnitus in my ears the whole day, and I cont...  Read Full »


Dr. Krishna Swaroop Achanta

Answer: Hi, Welcome to ilciniq.com. The continuous jaw pain signifies even after a month that either your facial muscles and joints are tight or that you may be suffering from an underlying condition like osteoarthritis. The tightness of the joint or muscle accompanied by tinnitus may be what the dentist ...  Read Full »

Will fever persist for more than 30 days in an HIV patient with E.coli infection?

Query: Hi doctor, My mother has HIV. Her current age is 57 years. She got HIV 32 years ago due to a blood transfusion at the time of delivery. Her HIV was diagnosed after two years of delivery. She had health issues for few months, and they were resolved. Five years ago, she again had health issues. After...  Read Full »


Dr. Sushma Shah

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. She is on second-line treatment. CD4 (cluster of differentiation 4) is very low. It would help if you assessed Vitamin-D3, Vitamin-B12, T3, T4, and TSH (thyroid-stimulating hormone) level to know why muscle pain, joint pain is there. Till then, I suggest applying Omn...  Read Full »

Can Crohn's disease result in joint swelling and pain?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 27 years old, and my weight is 55 kg, and my height is 155 cm. I have Crohn's disease for 11 years. I was first diagnosed with several other disorders, so I had to consume the wrong medicines. Now I need help because all my joints are swollen, and I have pain, especially in the morn...  Read Full »


Dr. Ambadi Kumar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Our gut is the gateway to health. All diseases begin in the gastrointestinal system due to faulty diet, lifestyle habits, environmental toxins. Lifestyle diseases can be reversed naturally with lifestyle and diet changes only. Medicines will not work for any lifestyle d...  Read Full »

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