Conditions with symptom: 'swollen joints'
A condition that causes pain, inflammation and swelling in one, or more, joints in the body (most commonly the big toe). Read more →
Arthritis is a chronic condition which sees inflammation within a joint, often causing severe pain. Read more →
This is a condition that most often affects the joints, and is the most common form of arthritis seen in the UK. Read more →
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I have very stiff fingers for the last 3/4 years especially in the winter, my doctor says i have junior arthritis as i am only 17, in the last 1/2 years i have been diagnosed with chilblains. These Are Like Swollen Red Pimples on my fingers which usually cause swollen stiff joints. My doctor thinks is linked somewhere with my psoriasis which i have suffered badly with since the ages of 1 or younger. He has prescribed my heart medication and creams but nothing seems to be working and as the winter is approaching with a vengeance in Ireland this year i was hoping someone would share their cures and stories with me. Leonne :)
hi my name is lisa and i am 21.i have swollen lumps on my legs from the knee down. They are sore to touch and they are red and somethimes look like bruises the skin is getting dry on top of them. The main one is on my shin bone and its big. I have also been getting really bad joint pains in all my joints especially ankles elbow back and knees. Can you help please its becoming a pain thank you.
Can ET also cause pain in the joints? I got diagnosed last year with essential tremor, and i noticed I get pain in my joints before the shakes come, but as i am taking propranlol to stop the pain i am just getting the pain..is this normal? Also using a raised mouse on the computer is hurting my hand. could this be due to ET
Im 19 and i have chronic back ache, it feels like its compressing and the only way to relieve this is to turn my upper body as far round as i can until my spine clicks , this has extended to my neck also, the compressing feeling until i click the joints, the majority of my joints click. what can i do?
well you may wont to see a doctor sometimes this comes with periods but i would go and tell your doctor and let him check it out
Hi I am 24 year old. Since I started puberty my breasts have always been low down. They have never been pert and my nipples rest on my stomach. I look like an 80 year old. It makes me feel very self conscious. I can't wear any tops without wearing a nra. I have a problem with ligaments around my joints (they are loose and my joints are prone to dislocating,) and I was wondering if this might be the problem with my breasts and if there was anything I could do about them. Thanks x
Toni,... joints are the issue?? which joints?? I cant see how it would effect, but I not a medical person, and you could be on to something here as for reasoning... Go and see a Doctor, find one you are comfortable with and discuss this issue.. You are young 24 and you don't want to waste anymore of you life worrying about this.. Tops without bra's,you ask Toni?, that is a hard ask of any woman that is over a size a/b cup ... Toni, they have tape you can use to perk up your breasts under clothing, allot of the fashion industry people use it... You should go to a GP, this at least will give you information, options, direction and feeling of well being as you feel you are doing something positive about yourself.. You wont get things done or fixed in life, that goes with all issues, if you just leave it inside your mind/head.. No windows there, sunshine cant get in.. take care.. :)
My right foot is always swollen, when I walk for some time.No other areas is swollen. What is the problem of this area, please help! This swollen foot does not have any pain and discoloration.
Its been like this for some time now the base of my heel is tender to walk on
I've had a sore throat for about a week now, I took a look today and can see that my tonsils are very swollen (patchy red and white) with a few white spots on them. My glands are very swollen as well. My tonsils are gradually getting more swollen. However, I have no other symptoms of tonsillitis; Having had it a couple times in my childhood I know its not that.
You might have glandular fever
Hi, Iv had swelling from my hips down to my ankles since i was 19 and im now 25 iv had varcous vien surgry on few of my artries and 2 lots of lipo from hips down cause i was size 14/16 bum thigh and legs but size 8 waiste. My mobility has improved and my leg swelling and pain better but its been over a year since and there starting to become swollen, itch and sore again the doc says more opps could do more worse than good and there just putting it down to poor circulation and they wont do anything cause even though weight on my legs is affecting my joints and artries it comes under cosmetic even tho i could end up with lympademia like my mam if i dont keep the weight off them. But i am wanting to know what i could do to improve them and prevent getting lympademia like what my mam has any ideas there now size 12/14 and 8 waiste. Thanks : )
My 9month son has a very swollen tongue. He has been to hospital with it and we have been told that its just the way its developed. Lately he has it sticking all of the time and also has lumps on his neck which the doctor says is just swollen lymph nodes. it is only one side that is swollen and the same side of his neck with the lumps. Could this be the same problem as the boy from the monday night programme? Who would i have to ask my doctor to refer me to?
I have been on holiday and both my feet and ankles have swollen up and they hurt all the time. I have been back two days and they are still swollen.
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