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Can polymyalgia rheumatica cause pain or stiffness in wrists or knees ?

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Dr. Michelle Gibson James MD

i have pain behind the right knee walking is difficult, but it is not painful sitting, the leg is a bit swollen; I have suffered from polymyalgia rheumatica but the shoulders are not... View answer

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Dr. Shruti Rijhwani MD

I have extreme pain in my lower legs, knees, ankles, and right arm/elbow for the past 2 1/2 years ... damage, and a trauma injury in a muscle in the back side of my knee (this is when all this... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shruti Rijhwani ( Rheumatologist)
Dr. Shruti Rijhwani MD

We think my husband has polymyalgia rheumatica . Waiting to see rheumatologist in 2 weeks time. Onset was very sudden and very severe pain and stiffening. He cannot close his fists since about 4 days ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shruti Rijhwani ( Rheumatologist)
Dr. Shruti Rijhwani MD

I was diagnosed with poly myalgia rheumatica in July 2014 and at August 1st as determined by the specialist came off of the prednisone I was on to treat it. My sedimentation rate is 3.2. My problem now is that I have... View answer

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Dr.  Praveen Tayal MD

I am a 61 year old female diagnosed with polymyalgia rheumatica about 6 months ago. I'm on prednisone , 20mg, once daily. While I am still having pain and extreme fatigue , my concern is the swelling ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Praveen Tayal ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)

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Dr. Lekshmi Rita Venugopal MD

several blood tests and told my husband that he had polymyalgia rheumatica. I believe that the Effexor has caused the polymyalgia rheumatica. Are there any cases like this that have been... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Lekshmi Rita Venugopal ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.   Sudhir Kumar MD

. Stiffness all day and night is a problem. Maybe the PMR has returned? I’ve had 2 shots in my back for the SS. So 2 things I know of could be hurting me. Could my meds be causing any of this pain and... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Sudhir Kumar ( Neurologist)
Dr.  Akhtarhusain MD

I think I may have polymyalgia rheumatica. All the morning symptoms, I exercise immediately upon .... This has been like this for months thought it was caused by cholesterol med. So I stopped taking... View answer

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Dr. Penchila Prasad Kandikattu MD

I have had Polymyalgia Rheumatica for 1 year and 6 months and every day I get up after doing ... I m over it but the next day I have to start all over again with the pain and stiffness ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Penchila Prasad Kandikattu ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr. Anuj Gupta MD

I was diagnosed with Polymyalgia Rheumatica in 2011; my symptoms seem to be getting worse, especially with walking and stiffness. Also I have trouble bending my knees or just bending over. I get... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Anuj Gupta ( Spine Surgeon)

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Dr.  Nishad BN MD

Hi Musle pain can be caused by so many conditions like Polymyalgia rheumatica Polymyositis.dermatomyositis. Even low vitamin D can cause.take vitamin D 60000U weekly.Vitamin D in the...

Dr.   Luchuo Engelbert Bain MD

Hi and thanks for the query, You need to consult a neurologist I suppose. generalized body aches could imply a rheumatologic disease of an infection. systemic diseases or vasculitis, polymyalgia rheumatica...

Dr.  Krunal Modi MD

Hello, Welcome to HCM. Moderately elevated ESR occurs with inflammation but also with anemia, infection, pregnancy, and with aging. A very high ESR usually has an obvious cause, such as a severe infection, marked by...