The Palms Of The Hands And Feet Feel Sore When On The Move?
, my mother has been complaining of pain in the palms of her hands and feet for several days. Like aches and pains in the joints, making it difficult to do activities such as grasping or holding something. Is this one of the symptoms of rheumatism / gout? Please enlighten me.
Hi Anivel, Thank you for the question.
Rheumatism is a term used for pain in joints or muscles due to inflammation. In addition to pain, inflammation in the joints can cause swelling, redness, warmth in the joints, joint stiffness, and limited joint motion. Pain in the joints of the hands and feet can be caused by rheumatism which can consist of:
Osteoarthritis, which is a frequent rheumatism, is caused by the gradual breakdown of joint cartilage. rheumatoid arthritis, which is chronic inflammation of the joints caused by the immune system attacking normal cells in the joints of gout. Gout is a disease of the joints caused by the presence of uric acid crystals in the joints. The presence of uric acid crystals in the joints is caused by high uric acid levels that accumulate in the blood. Preferably, before symptoms get worse, advise your mother to consult a specialist in internal medicine. Doctors need to ask your mother about this complaint and examine your mother. The doctor will also usually perform other tests, namely blood tests and X-rays. After knowing your mother's condition, the doctor will determine the next treatment. Knowing the cause of your mother's complaint is an important step that must be taken because treatment for every health condition is not the same.
Advise your mother to follow these suggestions:
do warm compresses on the area of the aching joints take pain relievers such as paracetamol if the pain gets worse exercise regularly to strengthen the joints undergoing physiotherapy Hope this information helps you, yes.