Kindly ask yourself the following questions:
Is your back pain worse after prolonged sitting or rest?
Does some minimal activity relieve your back pain?
Is the back pain worse at night?
Do you feel stiffness in your back when you get up...
Thanks for your query.
I shall begin my discussion with this statement. "Seronegative arthropathy is a chronic disease with no specific treatment to cure it. The available treatments are primarily used to reduce the some of the symptoms of pain and to reduce the further complications like...
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As you have said that your daughter 20 years old , HLA B27 positive ,had multiple joints...
Anti-Cyclic Citrulinated Peptide (CCP-Ab) : 8.2 U/ml (<10: NEGATIVE, >10: POSITIVE)
C Reactive Protein (CRP): 4.7 mg/L (Adults: <5)
Rheumatoid Factor : 8.8 IU/ml (<15)
ESR (1 hr) : 23 mm (Women: 05 - 15)
CRP was around 8.2, when we tested 45 days ago, RA factor was 3.5 at the same time. Thus, one has decreased while the other has increased. We were told CRP above 3 is XXXXXXX and similarly positive RA factor, with ESR. Is she having rheumatoid arthritis? She has ESR above normal in the last 3 tests. even CRP and RA factor has been fluctuating but at the upper limits.
Her uric acid level is 4.7 mg/dl (Women: 2.6 - 6.0)
Urea : 27.9 mg/dl (Women >50: 21 - 43)
Creatinine : 0.8 mg/dl (Women : 0.5 - 0.9)
I am sorry to know about the pain and difficulty you are going through. The arthritis which fits with your symptoms is spondyloarthritis. It generally affects males. However, when it affects females, the symptoms may be a bit atypical.
I would definitely want to know what comes out in the MRI...
pressing the ball of the right toe upwards produces a pain on the top near the middle of the feet. the veins are also prominent. there also has been a pain in the tendon near the heel whioch goes off with some rest