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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I am a 38-year-old male with arthritis symptoms in my neck and wrist for 10 years. Why does my joint pain get severe now?
Query: Hello doctor, I have been having symptoms of arthritis in my neck and wrist for the past few years and it is getting worse nowadays. Initially, I thought it could be due to an old car accident. Sometimes I think that it could be due to aging. My joint pain is extremely worse now. I consulted my gene... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for your query. I went through the detailed description of your current health issue. Your symptoms at this young age are pointing towards some rheumatologic disease. I will be happy to help you solve your issues regarding your health. But I will be needin... Read Full »
I have had bilateral knee pain. MRI shows osteoarthritis and cystic changes. I need a clear diagnosis. Please help.
Query: Hi doctor, I have had bilateral knee pain. I had an MRI that showed changes and articular full-thickness cartilage loss. I have had increased pain so had another MRI done one week ago. The report states: Mild OA changes with spiky tibial tubercles and small osteophytic lipping formations were seen... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. In terms of straightforward words, this report (attachment removed for patient identity protection) says stage 2 or 3 osteoarthritis. Your bone is getting damaged. A subchondral cyst is formed when bone tries to cover up the damages by rebuilding the bone in a fast man... Read Full »
I have had pain in my right knee for the last four months, which is increasing while walking. What should I do?
Query: Hi doctor,I have a pain in my right knee for the last three to four months. I feel severe pain while walking.Kindly help. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen your X-ray reports (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity). It shows that you have severe osteoarthritis of the knee joint. Both the bones of your knee joint are damaged due to continuous friction in addition to your advancing age. Sti... Read Full »
I am suffering from joint and back pain for two weeks. What do I do?
Query: Hi doctor, I am suffering from joint and back pain for two weeks. I took tablet for pain relief but found no results. Kindly help. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. In most females above the age of 30 years, muscle and joint pains are a common problem. It is important to know the cause of the pain and then treat it. Treating the pain with only painkillers will not provide any relief, as in your case. The main cause of your joint ... Read Full »