... off the knee and ran cultures for bacteria for 48 hours. Had antibiotics for 48 hours and put on pain killers every 3 hours. Saw a rheumatologist and he suspects rheumatoid arthritis. Have had pain in my knees and feet and just recently into hip. Also had very sudden onset of carpal tunnel. ... (3 replies)
... I too doubt this is a virus. I would ask to be tested for autoimmune diseases like lupus and rheumatoid arthritis. You probably need to be seen by a rheumatologistn rather than orthopedist, but depending on the Dr. ... (2 replies)
... Yes your symptoms do sound familiar. It sounds like either your osteo arthritis is getting worse, or your arthritis is becoming Rheumatoid Arthritis. You do need to go and see a rheumatologist and make the appt. soon. ... (5 replies)
... Chances are this is just temporary and is from excessive use of the fingers and hands...called a repetative stress injury.....doing something a little too much. ... (3 replies)
... of RA patients can have sero negative Rheumatoid Arthritis. I have been there for three years,where they said ...I have fibromayalgia. My symptoms got worst and worst and my joints are badly affected.... ... (8 replies)
... overnight. It seemed to be brought on by a sudden change from unseasonably mild weather, to minus 16 C. ... (17 replies)
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