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... Guess work generally dosen't work. You need to see a Dr. to tell you why you are haveing the pains. ... (2 replies)
... Hi everyone, an update for you, if you are interested... ... (7 replies)
... Good old gout. Did you know there are 4 different kinds of gout and they can tell them apart by the shape of the crystals in the joint fluid? ... (2 replies)

... Whether your knee fills up again will depend on what caused it to fill up in the first place. If it's an injury, then it can be fixed and it should be okay. If it's OA, then it may occasionally happen again but the doc will probably put some cortisone back in the knee to settle it down. Same if it's RA or psoriatic. ... (8 replies)
... you can have RA and not have a positive test for RA. ... (15 replies)
... Hello Wes, I'm a 27 year old male. ... (2 replies)
... Your description hits the nail on the head!! I've been diagnosed with RA for a few years now. I have grown rather tired of the age old saying of doctors, "all you got to do is exercise and lose weight" to feel better. Or better yet, "it's all in your head". You are "imagining your pain"..really? ... (10 replies)
... You need to go see a rheumatologist. They specialize in arthritis. They usually can tell if you have osteo arthritis by moving your arms and legs and feeling of your body. And listening to what you say. They can tell if you have rheumatoid arthritis by a blood test. ... (5 replies)
... They can get some information on you by doing the blood panel. They can do the sed rate, crp, RH factor and thats gives them a go as to how much inflamation you have, if you have a positive Rhuematoid factor they will go from there. Osteo can only be detected by the sed rate and xrays and even xrays tell a small part. ... (1 replies)
... people must get all their tests reports, blood work results and keep it in their records. How many times I experienced when they tell you over the phone blood work is OK and only years later you find out that actually it was red flags, but nobody paid attention to it. ... (6 replies)
New to arthritis
Dec 8, 2011
... If you've never seen a rheumy before, it helps to understand what they are in practice to do. ... (8 replies)
... I think I can clear up some of your confusion. ... (9 replies)
... it doesn't mean that you have no positive blood test results, but that you have inconclusive blood work. ... (1 replies)
... of my fiance about two years ago. The issues I was experiencing were joint pain, occasional swelling around the joints, and stiffness. I didn't initially think arthritis because I was 25 at the time the symptoms started to appear. ... (4 replies)
... How are you doing on this last day of the year? ... (14 replies)
... My grandma takes this enzyme supplement for her arthritis and it helps her. Its called Neprinol, you can google it if your interested there is lots of info on it. However, your symptoms are so odd, have you ever been tested for Valley Fever? ... (5 replies)
... You need to see a rheumatologist to see what this is. In early fall I also started with swelling and pain in my hands. ... (1 replies)
... I have been going down hill. I have a swollen wrist on the left hand and it hurts to lift anything with both wrists. ... (3 replies)
... Hi! Sorry for your suffering. I can relate, but not to the extent you have had. Just wondering.... ... (3 replies)
... I have AS and it started with my knees having to have them drained all the time and cortisone shots put in which worked wonders. I now have the pain in my ankles and feet cramp up from time to time. I also get pain down from my hips to my feet and when that hits I just want to die it is so bad. ... (5 replies)


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