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Anyone with arthritis have this kind of pain?

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • October 18, 2007
  • 09:47 PM


I've been sick with various symptoms for the past year or so. Diagnosed with hypothyroidism, IBD, and high blood pressure. One of my symptoms is joint pain... well at least I think its joint pain.

I seem to get these "attacks" of pain in my wrists, knees, fingers, ankles and toes. The pain is sharp and shortlasting, and it moves around to the different parts of my body. I've read that arthritis pain is very personal, but I am still wondering if anyone has anything like this.

I have no swelling or redness. It does not bother me to bend the joints - just these attacks of pain that come out of nowhere and can last anywhere from an hour to days or weeks.


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  • Yea, I get that. It's almost like it's tendonitis that floats from tendon to tendon. I get that all the time.
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • November 11, 2007
    • 02:44 AM
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  • I have spondyloarthritis/ spondylitis and this has some tendonitis like symptoms, although the main concern with it is arthritis of the spine and spinal fusion. It causes swelling of the tendons exactly like tendonitis does. I don't have pain like your pain attacks, I get the more traditional swelling, aching, and stiffness associated with arthritis. Also, different types of arthritis affect different age groups and genders. Spondylitis affects mostly males in their teens and twenties, but females in this age group are affected too. I'm a 15 year old female.
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