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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 reason for predominent skin problems in joints?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 35-year-old male. I have a problem with my skin, especially, on my joints. I have already consulted a dermatologist and she suggested consulting a rheumatologist based on the symptoms. Due to COVID-19, I could not consult but now it is spreading very fast. Could you please help? I a...  Read Full »

Dr. Naval Mendiratta

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through your query and reports. (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Your vitamin D is significantly low for which you are already on the supplement. I want to ask you about skin problems and joint pains. Since the prescription was not fully loa...  Read Full »

What causes sudden stiffness of the finger?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a healthy and active 34 year old female, with the sudden onset of a finger and thumb stiffness, one week ago. It is more like a dull ache. I am wondering what this could be.  Read Full »

Dr. Naval Mendiratta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Well, a sudden onset either looks like a nerve, joint or a blood vessel problem. I would like to ask you a few more queries: Where exactly is the pain, at the base of the fingers, the tip or all of it? Do all your fingers hurt or is it only the first and the second? Di...  Read Full »

Why is Indomethacin not helping with my joint pain?

Query: Hello doctor,I am suffering from chronic gouty arthritis. It started ten-plus years ago and now progressed to every joint in my body with multiple joint attacks at once. I have constant pain in my joints, even if there is no attack. The attacks jump from joint to joint nonstop. I have seen many doct...  Read Full »

Dr. Naval Mendiratta

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through your history, and it is a bit unusual for a 40-year-old to have polyarticular gout, that is involving a lot of joints. Firstly, I would recommend you visit a Rheumatologist near you to sort it out. Meanwhile, first, we should rule out if it is gout o...  Read Full »

What could be the severe joint pain with inflammation followed by bleeding from nose after a while?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 47-year-old female. I started to have severe joint pains and inflammation around three weeks back. Then one day as I was giving a presentation, my team members noticed that I was bleeding profusely from my nose. The in-house nurse was called and I was found with high pressure of...  Read Full »

Dr. Naval Mendiratta

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through your query. I need to clear up a few doubts before giving you the final answer. I understand you had some problem which started three weeks back with joint pains followed by high blood pressure causing a nosebleed. I would like to investigate why...  Read Full »

Why am I having joint pain with increased CRP?

Query: Hello doctor,It usually pains in my joints and it has been there for some years now. I have consulted various doctors and I was told that it is due to low levels of vitamin D3 and that it will get cured by taking vitamin D3 medicines regularly. Recently I have had pain in the joints of my leg, hand,...  Read Full »

Dr. Naval Mendiratta

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through your query. Your symptoms typically match that of palindromic rheumatism. It is an intermittent form of arthritis that can keep throwing joint pains and swelling intermittently initially. CRP (C-reactive protein) done during an episode may have been ...  Read Full »

What is the proper medicaion for severe RA symptoms?

Query: Hello doctor,My mother is 65 years old. She is RA positive for the last 25 years. Currently, she takes HCQs, Methotrexate, pain killer, and Rantac. At present, she has pain, nodules in her hand, and turned feet. Please suggest proper medication. Her LFT and KFT are normal.  Read Full »

Dr. Naval Mendiratta

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through your query. But the report images could not reveal anything. (attachment removed to protect patient identity). I would like to ask you a few more queries before suggesting the medicine as any new DMARD (disease-modifying antirheumatic drug) started ha...  Read Full »

Do extreme fatigue, achy joints with psoriasis in hands and leg possibly lupus?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 57-year-old with extreme fatigue, and achy joints in my hands and feet especially during the first hours in the morning or after resting. I have psoriasis in my hand, elbow, leg, and behind one ear and vitiligo over 80% of my body. I get random low-grade fevers and develop rashes...  Read Full »

Dr. Naval Mendiratta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through your reports. (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Considering the symptoms and medications you are taking, I would like to know a few more details. How is the sleep pattern? Do you get enough sleep or is it disturbed? Any early morni...  Read Full »

I have joint pain with muscle tenderness. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 26-year-old female. I have joint pain widespread bilaterally in my elbows, knees, and ankles. I also have muscle tenderness on my neck and shoulders and back pain from a herniated disc. I take Diclofenac 75 mg PRN for pain. I have had laboratory work done and I have seen a rheu...  Read Full »

Dr. Naval Mendiratta

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I would like to ask you a few more queries: 1. Is your sleep pattern fine? Do you have morning fatigue? 2. How frequently are you taking Diclofenac? 3. Do you have hair fall, oral ulcers, dry eyes, or dry mouth? 4. Do you have any recent irritability or forgetfulness? 5. ...  Read Full »

Why do I get severe joint pain with no disease?

Query: Hello doctor, I get frequently sick with joint and muscle pain and burning legs sometimes feel difficulty walking and climbing stairs. I consulted a physical, he tested ANA and it came back positive but since ESR and CRP are normal he said no need to test further and I am perfectly healthy. But my p...  Read Full »

Dr. Naval Mendiratta

Answer: Hello,Welcome to would like to ask you a few more queries. Is your sleep pattern normal? Do you have morning fatigue? How long did the viral last? Any hair fall, oral ulcers, dry eyes, or dry mouth? Any recent irritability or forgetfulness? It appears to be chronic fatigue syndrome whi...  Read Full »

Is it fine to get Kenacort injection for unbearable joint pain?

Query: Hello doctor, I have seronegative inflammatory arthritis with ANA positive. I suffer from joint pain, especially at the right knee shoulder joints MTP IP joints. It is unbearable at night for the last three months and is relieved with NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs). The patient cann...  Read Full »

Dr. Naval Mendiratta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through your reports and history (attachment removed to protect patient identity). There seems to be some inflammation going on in the blood reports and with a diagnosis of previous arthritis, it looks like it is coming back again. Does the rheumatologist...  Read Full »

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