What Are The Characteristics Of Gout, Cholesterol And Rheumatism?
Good evening, I am anita I am now 32 years old..it has been a week on my left leg, starting from the groin to the knee pain and numbness and then the knee to the sole of the foot is numb, I have tried to drink pain relief and inflammation but there is no effect, what do you think the doctor is sick to sit sick for a long time and get sick, to sleep to wake up is sick ..
Pain in the knees and legs can be caused by various conditions. It could be caused by gout or rheumatism, but it could also be due to other diseases, such as injuries, disorders of the knee structure including ligaments, joints, joint fluid, bones, meniscus or others.
Arthritis / arthritis due to gout (arthritis gout) usually occurs in one or several joints, it feels very painful. Gouty arthritis is caused by accumulation of uric acid crystals in the joints which causes inflammation of the joints. The most common joints are the joints of the big toe, knee, elbow, wrist and heel. A sore joint will look reddish, and painful to the touch.
Rheumatoid arthritis is inflammation of the joints due to autoimmune, which is our own immune system that attacks the joints. The cause is not known with certainty, allegedly related to genetic and viral factors. Rheumatoid arthritis usually occurs on both sides of the body (left and right) and is accompanied by stiffness. It often affects small joints, such as fingers, although other joints can also be affected.
Another common cause of knee pain is osteoarthritis. Usually occurs in women, over 50 years or already menopause. This can occur more quickly in people who are overweight, or have had knee injuries before.
In addition, knee pain can be caused by infections due to germs, infections of the bones, to tumors. Because the possibilities are wide, you should consult a doctor to determine the disease. It may also be necessary to have an examination such as an X-ray of the knee or an MRI to make the diagnosis more accurate. Considering your pain does not go away with medication, you should do an examination immediately so that it does not get worse.