Osteoarthritis and hypothyroidism

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well now on top of it I have started to have pain in my shoulder joints couple of years ago and a couple of month ago I had pain in my arms and legs and couldnt sleepm and my rheumatologist says its <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>osteoarthritis</span> ,well I just couldnt believe it .I insisted on more tests and now I have a vitamin D deficiency which is connected to or: #dae8f4'>the pararhyroid removal .Doctors usually just do ordinary checks .Why is this ? Ps before I went to 3 different doctors i had diagnosed myself !!!!
I have been diagosed with TLE and DLE, fibromylgia, hypothyroidism,OA. I am now having issues with or: #dae8f4'>the r foot. achilles tendoin and or: #dae8f4'>the joint area in or: #dae8f4'>the ankle. Could this be caused or: #dae8f4'>the lupus developing furor: #dae8f4'>ther?
Over or: #dae8f4'>the years I have had some aches and pains, but in or: #dae8f4'>the past 3 years it has gotten to where it is very painful. I was diagnosed with <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>osteoarthritis</span> and fibromyalgia, but none of or: #dae8f4'>the typical drugs for that are helping me. I am in pain every day and I also have a lot of swelling, which no doctor, not even or: #dae8f4'>the rheumatologist, can seem to tell me why. I tested negative for RA, Lupus and Lyme. My question is: Could this all be from or: #dae8f4'>the hypothyroidism? Should I find anoor: #dae8f4'>ther endo?
My moor: #dae8f4'>ther has hypothyroidism and has been taking Synthroid for over 30 years. or: #dae8f4'>the last two years her doctor has been trying to regulate her dose. She is currently taking 100MCG 3 times a week and 88MCG 5 days a week. Her doctor is still trying to "tweak" or: #dae8f4'>the dose. However, she is experiencing knee stiffness in both knees. Could this be related to or: #dae8f4'>the problem in finding or: #dae8f4'>the correct dose? Would it be helpful to see an orthopedic doctor?
I have been diagnosed with Hypoparathyroid, Hypothyroid, and with a single Nodule on left side thyroid measuring 1.2 x 0.7 x 1.0 hypoechoic with some vascularity. My thyroid gland is diffusely enlarged with some inhomogeneous echogenicity in both lobes. Right larger than left. I have now severe Osteoporosis (age 46). Next week I am having or: #dae8f4'>the nodule FNA. I suffer from many oor: #dae8f4'>ther health issues mainly in or: #dae8f4'>the central nervous system.
or: #dae8f4'>there are many types of arthritis, including rheumatoid and oor: #dae8f4'>ther types of inflammatory arthritis, <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>osteoarthritis</span>, infectious arthritis, and arthritis due to gout or pseudogout. Oor: #dae8f4'>ther causes of joint pain include autoimmune and vasculitic disorders (for example, systemic lupus eryor: #dae8f4'>thematosus, polymyalgia rheumatica, and polyarteritis nodosa), avascular necrosis of bone, and injuries.
Unexplained aches and pains coming on and off could be due to fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, Crohn’s disease, H pylori infection, anemia, liver disorders, diabetes, hypothyroidism, Vit B12 or Vit D deficiency and due to calcium or magnesium deficiency. It can also be due to sleep related disorders.
I am currently on pain management for a genetic condition with my knees and am on 10mgx4 a day of Oxycodone and 15mgx2 times a day of morphine time release. Is or: #dae8f4'>there any way this could be causing or: #dae8f4'>the pain? I had minor pain before getting n pain management, but now it's almost unbearable even with or: #dae8f4'>the pain meds.Not sure if I should discuss with my PCP or my pain management doc but figured I would get an idea as to what it could be first.
Multiple joint pain is seen in fibromyalgia, hypothyroidism, low Vitamin D levels, Low Vit B12 levels, anemia, Hashimotos thyroiditis, gout (can sometimes cause multiple joint pain), rheumatoid arthritis, <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>osteoarthritis</span>, SLE, electrolyte disturbance particularly those involving calcium and magnesium, parathyroid gland problems, chondrocalcinosis and chronic fatigue syndrome.
I do not know or: #dae8f4'>the answer to your first question oor: #dae8f4'>ther than to say no, you should not take or: #dae8f4'>them at or: #dae8f4'>the exact same time. Wheor: #dae8f4'>ther you should stop taking or: #dae8f4'>the thyroid supplement entirely is a question you should ask a doctor. If you're thinking of STARTING a supplement, ask or: #dae8f4'>the doctor. As far as a relationship between fibromyalgia and Hashimoto's, about all I can find is this; "People with rheumatoid arthritis and oor: #dae8f4'>ther autoimmune diseases are particularly likely to develop fibromyalgia.
htm or: #dae8f4'>there are many things that can cause or: #dae8f4'>the swelling ect that you are having but this is a general area to start getting checked. I take black cherry extract for my <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>osteoarthritis</span> and it works great for or: #dae8f4'>the swelling ect. I hope you get a diagnosis soon and get better quick. Best wishes.
My husband was misdiagnosed with things such as fibromyalgia and <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>osteoarthritis</span> and or: #dae8f4'>the dr couldn't find anything else to pin his symptoms on. So now we have a diagnosis after all this time and it's a simple blood test that is not routine. People diagnosed with iron overload often, OFTEN have thyroid problems, and b12 deficiencies are common as well, and hypothyroidism is a major issue in this disorder. Iron loads onto thryoid and also pituitary gland causing hormonal changes.
Hi, I have been struggling with dizziness, fatigue, and nausea, and a peircing headache! I am not quite sure what could be wrong. I was doing some research over or: #dae8f4'>the internet and thought maybe it could be vertigo, but I am 18, could I really have vertigo? I have had dizzy and nauseaous spells in or: #dae8f4'>the past but or: #dae8f4'>they recently have become much more abundant. For or: #dae8f4'>the past two weeeks I feel as if it comes atleast once a day. I will get or: #dae8f4'>the dizzy feeling and have to lay down and im ALWAYS tired.
I have severe lower back pain (diagnosed with x-ray as degenerative joint and osteoarthritis), pain at or: #dae8f4'>the tips of my ribs, headaches, very fatigued, insomnia (now on Ambien and still tired!!), having trouble with constipation and nausea and I have lost 15+ pounds in about 2-3 months. Any ideas at all or where I should go from here. My doctor has not called or anything so I am not sure what he will say and I am worried, my follow up is not for 3 weeks. Thanks!
Apart from fibromyalgia multiple joint pain is seen in hypothyroidism, low Vitamin D levels, Low Vit B12 levels, anemia, Hasimotos thyroiditis, gout (can sometimes cause multiple joint pain), rheumatoid arthritis, <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>osteoarthritis</span>, SLE, electrolyte disturbance particularly those involving calcium and magnesium, parathyroid gland problems, chondrocalcinosis and chronic fatigue syndrome.
Hi, I am a 30 year old male and I have a question please. What causes proximal interphalangeal and metacarpophalangeal joint pain? My hands are starting to hurt bad. I know I have arthritis, plus meniscus problems in my left knee because I had a MRI done. I am having joint pain in my left ankle too, I don't know what could be wrong? Will or: #dae8f4'>the Dr. be able to determine or: #dae8f4'>the cause? Also, has anyone had any experiences with oor: #dae8f4'>ther NSAID pain meds that are any better than Mobic?
Ok so about a week ago my girlfriend noticed a minor pain in her shoulder, which is constant and never relents. or: #dae8f4'>the day after she noticed or: #dae8f4'>the pain her leg was in so much pain to or: #dae8f4'>the point she could not stand up but it eventually got better but her shoulder still hurts constantly even with tylenol. She is a swimmer and slightly overwieght, shes 5'8 at about 160LBs I thought it was just too much phsycial activity but she has a lump on her right shoulder just between her deltoid and clavicle.
Hello, or: #dae8f4'>these burning sensations on or: #dae8f4'>the knuckles and joints can be due to heat burns, arthritis like <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>osteoarthritis</span> and rheumatoid arthritis, metabolic disorders like diabetes, hypothyroidism, and hypoparathyroidism. or: #dae8f4'>they can also be due to peripheral vascular disease, vitamin B12 deficiency or malnutrition. Get your blood sugar and thyroid hormones levels evaluated. You can take some vit B12 for some days and see if or: #dae8f4'>the symptoms are gone or not.
While not generally well-known or understood, hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism can cause a variety of muscle or joint-related symptoms. Hypothyroidism can create a variety of muscle and joint-related symptoms. Most commonly, or: #dae8f4'>these symptoms are due to swelling of or: #dae8f4'>the muscles, or swelling that is pressing on nerves.
i have been diagnosed with chronic hepatitis b and also experience joint pain or: #dae8f4'>the rhuematism test came back a low positive and my knees are filling with fluid and hurt to stand up and down and throb and i also have oor: #dae8f4'>ther joint pain i am assuming this is caused by or: #dae8f4'>the hepatitis b or: #dae8f4'>the rhuematologist said it could be but wasn;t sure. whats up with you? do you have hep b? i need or: #dae8f4'>the liver biopsy as well i was told i have an 8mm tumor and that it was probably a hemangioma.
It is gets pretty painful and very sensitive to touch and pressure. Occasionally I get some swelling around or: #dae8f4'>the area. or: #dae8f4'>these episodes typically last around 15-20 minutes, sometimes up to half an hour. What can cause this and what can I do to prevent it?
I have both severe adrenal gland fatigue and hypothyroidism. Chronic fatigue is one of my main symptoms, and can be caused by low cortisol alone. Hope this helps or: #dae8f4'>the both of you.
Normally (when everything is okay with or: #dae8f4'>the pituitary) TSH is a reliable indicator if or: #dae8f4'>the person has a thyroid problems because if it is high it clearly relates to hypothyroidism and if it excessively low it clearly relates to hyperthyroidism. In your case or: #dae8f4'>the lines are blurred - have or: #dae8f4'>they worked out if pituitary function is affected? Will probably do lots of blood tests I imagine. It is pretty rare for something to go wrong with or: #dae8f4'>the pituitary gland.
I too have type 2 diabetes, and fibro, and also throw in degenerative <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>osteoarthritis</span>. At one time I was seeing a phusical or: #dae8f4'>therapist, for or: #dae8f4'>the fibro. I had lots of fatty lumps as you describe or: #dae8f4'>them. or: #dae8f4'>the PT said or: #dae8f4'>they were from myofascial spasm syndrome. He would exert hard pressure to break or: #dae8f4'>them up. Stripping up and down my arms, legs, ribcage, exc. Left lots of bruises. Over or: #dae8f4'>the years or: #dae8f4'>they have come back.
I am off all anti-depressants and pain medications and feel like I'm slowly waking from a nightmare of doubt and un-certainty that was probably being caused by or: #dae8f4'>the drugs.
I have since gotten worse and still not returned to work. My neck and shoulders, arm and hand all hurt worse now. My middle, ring and pinky finger all go numb at times. I drop things without knowing my hand opens or can feel it do so. If I lay on my side to sleep it hurts, if I sit too long in one position it hurts and if I walk with my arm to my side it hurts. I also have muscle aches in my hip pelvis area. My leg muscles are weak. I can not climb stairs without stopping after a couple.
Apart from fibromyalgia multiple joint pain is seen in hypothyroidism, low Vitamin D levels, Low Vit B12 levels, anemia, Hasimotos thyroiditis, gout, rheumatoid arthritis, <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>osteoarthritis</span>, SLE, electrolyte disturbance particularly those involving calcium and magnesium, parathyroid gland problems, chondrocalcinosis and chronic fatigue syndrome. Hence investigations to rule or: #dae8f4'>these causes should be carried out. or: #dae8f4'>there are many pain medications available.
I have horrible <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>osteoarthritis</span> in both knees and am currently receiving a series of shots in my knees. I have degenerative disc disease and herniated disc L-4 and L-5. I have horrible pain in my left outer thigh. It is sporadic, but when it happens all I can do is scream!!! It feels like fireworks on going off. If anyone know what that is or has any advice please let me know. My doc put me on gabapentin and said it is neuropothy, it has not helped at all.
I had some tiredness in or: #dae8f4'>the last six months or so but as I said I put that down to blood loss and extremely low iron. I was diagnosed with <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>osteoarthritis</span> in my left knee last year adn bursitsis in my hips in January. I have been allergic to antibiotics specifically penecillins, most of my life. I developed an allergy to shellfish about 7 years ago. One of my siblings has lupus and my moor: #dae8f4'>ther has hypothyroidism.
or: #dae8f4'>they can be seen in peripheral neuropathies of diabetes, hyper and hypothyroidism, lupus, and Lyme’s. Multiple sclerosis, Parkinsonism, TIAs or transient ischemic attacks or mini strokes, hypoglycemia, low vitamin B12 or low vitamin D, disorders of calcium metabolism, hyperparathyroidism etc. and certain epilepsies too could be or: #dae8f4'>the cause. It can be benign fasciculation syndrome if all causes are ruled out. Please discuss with your doctor. Take care!
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