Joint Pain For More Than 6 Weeks?
Good afternoon, I’m a 34-year-old man. My pain started a month ago, knee pain u0026amp; upper spine, also joints; both shoulders, left elbow, left wrist, right hip, u0026amp; both heel joints, especially in the morning waking up .. also my left jaw was painful for 2 weeks u0026amp; sick when eating .. jaw u0026amp; the upper joint has gradually healed, which is still sick at this time the heel (pain when tread u0026amp; tiptoe) u0026amp; back knee (aching when sitting prayers) especially at night u0026amp; morning .. my blood pressure is normal u0026amp; uric acid 5,7 .. I have been to the doctor, given the drug apo-ranitidine 150g, diclofenac sodium 75g, u0026amp; rumalaya gel 30g .. I’m working abroad, so language barrier is u0026amp; access to limited health facilities … Please advise u0026amp; HealthReplies.com instructions, thank you
Hello. Thank you for the question submitted to HealthReplies.com. We can understand the concern you feel.
Do complaints of aches in many joints that you feel about a month have lasted more than 6 weeks?
Complaints of joint pain that lasts more than 6 weeks are classified as chronic joint pain. In evaluating the causes, it is necessary to first identify the signs of joint inflammation as a cause of joint pain, including:
Stiffness in the joints in the morning when I wake up Swelling of soft tissue around the joint Systemic symptoms, for example: fever, fatigue, weight loss, morning stiffness Laboratory tests show increased levels of inflammatory markers, for example: sedimentation rate of blood, C- reactive protein Given that your joint pain complaints involve> 3 joints, this problem is classified as polyarthritis. There are several possible causes of joint pain in polyarthritis due to chronic inflammation, including:
Rheumatoid arthritis, an autoimmune disease in the form of joint inflammation due to immunity, attacks the tissues that make up the joints and can cause the joints to lose shape and can be destroyed. Systemic lupus erythematosus, a complex autoimmune disease in which the immune system attacks various organs, including the skin, joints, blood cells, kidneys, heart parum, brain, and spinal cord Psoriatic arthritis, which is an autoimmune disease in the form of joint inflammation associated with psoriasis skin disease (red plaques on the skin with a rough white crust on top of which is chronic) Scleroderma, ie autoimmune diseases with characteristics of hardening and thickening of the skin that can have an impact on the muscles and bones underneath, as well as attacking internal organs such as the heart, lungs and kidneys. It is recommended that you see a doctor or a specialist in the rheumatology subspecialty for evaluation and pen food needed. In addition to the history and physical examination, the doctor may plan a supplementary examination according to the indications found, for example blood tests and X-rays.
At home, you are advised to get enough rest, avoid strenuous activities, eat a balanced nutritious diet, and drink at least 8 glasses of water a day. Thus information from us. Hopefully always healthy. May be useful.