What does pain and swelling in joints indicate? - Online Doctor Chats
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My wife is working in IT concern. last few months she is facing severe pain in bone joints every morning
in evening also she is facing pain. but not as severe as high.
We checked with few hospitals. All of them telling that she is having Vitamin D deficiency. And no other problems.
So i need your suggestion or tips on regarding this.
May I know her age?
Since when is she having this problem?
from last 10 months we noticed this.
And did you mean pain all over the body or at specific joints?
no. at specific joints like hand and leg joints.
Does the pain remain at those joints or does it spread across all the joints?
If it remains at particular joints, can you name those areas?
its not consistent. few days she will feel pain at hand and other days she may feel pain at leg
and in some days she may feel pain in both like that.
Does she notice swelling of the joint along with the pain?
Yes. In that particular area, skin will become enlarged.
What other symptoms does she have apart from the joint pain?
Pain and swelling only. Not any other major symptoms.
Let me brief you.
Presence of pain and swollen joints indicate that she suffer from arthritis.
Please note that swelling in arthritis needs to be confirmed clinically.
I am not sure what tests have been done already; but in my opinion she needs to be evaluated in detail.
Oh ok. As i mentioned earlier, we had checked with few hospitals. All of them suggested to do some exercise like physiotheraphy
Vitamin D deficiency can cause bone and muscular pain
and so does other condition.
and also take some food items
if no other conditions especially the autoimmune conditions are ruled out, then perhaps she can be treated symptomatically.
At this point of time, I am not sure what tests have been done.
Ok. We need to go any specialist doctor? If so, what kind of specialist?
Rheumatologist are specialist in managing joint pain especially where multiple joints are involved.
They would be able to evaluate her better and manage her condition better.
Hope I have give you the necessary information.
Do you have any more questions?
Not now. Thanku so much. :)
Thanks for consulting me.
Bye for now.
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