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  • muscle fasciculation and atrophy

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Muscle conditions May 2, 2016 02:52 PM

    it's been a weird domino effect since the 23rd, i was admitted into the er for shortness of breath and tingling in hands and legs, it crept up to my arms and thighs, the next day it the tingling turned into fasciculation-- which has happened for the last few days but has sort of chilled out now,...

  • Please help my wife

    SSALTMAN 0 Replies
    Posted in: Muscle conditions October 28, 2013 03:29 AM

    We have been struggling with this for 5 years and she is at the end of her rope. Hx below35 y/o female with fatigue, increased abdominal girth, weight gain, myalgia, bilateral wrist and had pain with swollen hands and fingers. Patient can no longer wear rings that she had worn for 6 years. ...

  • fifths disease or RA?

    Mommyfortwo 0 Replies
    Posted in: Muscle conditions January 22, 2013 03:31 AM

    For anyone who has had fifths disease, is the joint stiffness/pain worse at any particual part of the day or is it bad all day long? How long does it take to loosen up.Basically, 7 weeks ago my daughter had a fever and because she was only a month old she was hospitalized. While at the hospital...

  • Chronic Severe Joint Pain

    forestry00 0 Replies
    Posted in: Muscle conditions October 9, 2012 01:52 AM

    Hi, my boyfriend of seven years has an undiagnosed chronic joint pain condition. He is 25 years old. To start off with a little bit of history, he has had this as long as he can remember. When he was young, people just told him it was “growing pains”. I can’t go into too much detail about other...

  • New/In Need Of Help...

    zackman 0 Replies
    Posted in: Muscle conditions August 23, 2011 01:35 AM

    I am a 40 year old male who has had consistent reoccuring health issues for more than 9 years now. Over the past year, these issues have left me essentially disabled, unable to work and without an income. I've been labeled as a hypochondriac, lazy, and every other kind of negative term that goes...

  • Chronically ill and immobile for five years - no diagnosis

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Muscle conditions July 4, 2011 08:42 PM

    Hi, My husband has been chronically ill and immobile for five years - no diagnosis yet. Symptoms started with migrating joint pain, burning and excessive tearing of eyes, smell of infection off breath, stomach pain, severe weight loss, ringing in ears. Tumours in pancreas were isolated and surgery...

  • extreme fatigue, joint pain, hair loss, and uncertainty :(

    chipster 0 Replies
    Posted in: Muscle conditions June 18, 2011 04:03 AM

    Hi! I'm a 20 year old female experiencing the following symptoms:Drs say symptoms don't lead to a clear diagnosis. can anyone give direct me to something? joint pain (knees, wrists, fingers, ankles. worse with exercise)hair loss (non-patchy. for 3 months)fatigued all day longcracky joints my...

  • joint pain, hair loss, fatigue. just 20!

    Anonymous 2 Replies
    Posted in: Muscle conditions June 16, 2011 05:17 AM

    Hi I am just 20 years old and these are the debilitating symptoms I've been experiencing. Does anyone have any idea what it could be??Hair loss (for 3 months.. non-patchy. still obvious)Fatigue (started a few months ago. ready to pass out after 9 hours)Joint pain (in the knees for years. now in...

  • Autoimmune reaction to Fifth Disease

    suzieq61 1 Replies
    Posted in: Muscle conditions May 22, 2011 02:24 AM

    I developed severe joint pain in November out of the blue - never had a rash or any of the other symptoms of Fifth Disease. I finally got in to see a rheumatologist who told me that she thought I had Fifth and that it could take 6-8 months to go away. She put me on 600 mg. of ibuprofen 3x/day and...

  • Joint pain / Swollen lymph nodes

    jj1009 4 Replies
    Posted in: Muscle conditions May 9, 2011 04:35 AM

    Hi - I am 16 yrs. old and have joint pain for a few months in my fingers, wrists, and ankles which usually don't go away. I have gotten blood work but has came back 100% normal. When I open my hands my one of my fingers seem bent and when i push it straight it just bends back (if that makes...

  • Joint Pain

    KaylahSinae 0 Replies
    Posted in: Muscle conditions May 5, 2011 08:26 PM

    So I'm a 19 year old girl who has had knee pain for a year now and just 4 months ago started having back and hip pain also. I've been blood tested for arthritis twice. Both came back negitive. So yesterday morning I woke up with my upper right calf, almost right behind the knee, sore. And still is...

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  • Could this be Fifth's (Parvo B19)

    Anonymous 2 Replies
    Posted in: Muscle conditions March 22, 2011 09:53 PM

    I have been suffering for the past 5 months from what is right now and undiagnosed but is getting worse.It started with some swelling on my hands and a rash which has now been diagnosed as chronic hives (doesn't look like a fifth's rash at all) but unknown what is causing it.All of my symptoms come...

  • I need advice!!

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Muscle conditions March 15, 2011 04:38 PM

    Hi everyone! My 3.5 year old contracted fifths disease a few days ago. She hasn't reached the point of the rash yet but I'm pretty sure it's fifths because it's going around the school and all the "cold-like symptoms" match up. It passed on to my 1.5 year old as well. Now I'm feeling as though I...

  • muscle/joint pain and the mumps?

    purplebot 1 Replies
    Posted in: Muscle conditions February 20, 2011 02:43 PM

    Hello, I have the mumps and have been home sick in bed for the last 2 weeks. In the past few days I have started having a lot of pain and stiffness in my wrist, fingers and ankles. It feels like what I imagine arthritus would feel like, but I am only 30 yrs old. I know that stiffness in the neck is...

  • Wrist injury, 5 years later upper arm pain

    bwesky 3 Replies
    Posted in: Muscle conditions February 5, 2011 03:41 PM

    I will try and keep this short and to the point. 5 years ago i broke my scaphoid bone. everything healed properly. about a year ago (4 years after injury ) i noticed a sever joint pain in my wrist. it cracks when i move it a certain way. the last few months i have been noticing extreme strain in my...

  • Several symptoms, tests and no diagnostic

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Muscle conditions December 26, 2010 03:33 AM

    I'm 57 and in my youth used to do a lot of sports and exercises. An injured knee and a surgery put an end to all those activities. My knee was always week and painful and after about 6 years ago I was diagnosed with chondromalacia (stage 4).Recently I develop other symptoms: bad lower back pain,...

  • Please help! Osteomyelitis, whats the cause?

    lookingforanswersD 0 Replies
    Posted in: Muscle conditions November 29, 2010 02:28 PM

    Im looking for answers as the doctors cant seem to pinpoint the cause or condition.I have been medicated for Hashimoto’s for the last 4 years & my thyroid levels have been & still are perfect. A year ago I started feeling very ill and although nearly all specialist found something, it was almost...

  • rhumatic fever or not?

    tkn469 0 Replies
    Posted in: Muscle conditions November 23, 2010 05:26 AM

    I had strep throat last october ( I get it every year) but this time it was really bad, I had a 104 fever for about 3 days ( I am 31) about 3 weeks later I started having extreme joint pain I couldnt even stand up or put on my bra, pain was mostly in wrists and ankles. I got beter after about 6...

  • burning skin followed by joint pain

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Muscle conditions September 15, 2010 04:40 PM

    I have been suffering from what my doctor has assumed is Rheumatoid Arthritis in a few finger joints for about six years. I am a 50 year old woman.Yesterday morning my face started to feel hot (not a hot-flash; know what those are!) and then it was burning and itching. It looked and felt like a...

  • Joint pain and stiffness

    jackyj200 1 Replies
    Posted in: Muscle conditions August 25, 2010 02:26 AM

    hey. let me start with a bit of a background. 22 years old, 170 5'11 and in pretty decent shape.Now, for the past 2 years ive had these cracking and popping sound in my knee, got an MRI, and it came back that there was nothing wrong with my knee.Pains cracks and popping continued but as i was told...