What is Polyarthralgia?

Arthralgia (from Greek arthro-, joint + -algos, pain) literally means joint pain; it is a symptom of injury, infection, illnesses (in particular arthritis) or an allergic reaction to medication.

According to MeSH, the term "arthralgia" should only be used when the condition is non-inflammatory, and the term "arthritis" should be used when the condition is inflammatory.

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I am 37 5foot 5 and 13 stone (dont smoke or drink) and diagnosed with polyarthralgia, low back pain and cervical spondylosis about 8 years ago. I...

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Polyarthralgia can go through phases of getting better and worse by itself, so just because the labs are normal now doesn't mean you didn't...

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I have severe pain in my hands and all my joints, I had an MRI done just 4 days ago and my doctor prescribed 2 kinds of pain killer, which are...

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Hi there.
Polyarthralgia of this sort is a matter of concern

Fistly we hav to arrive at a diagnosis.
For this kindly get a complete Arthritis Panel...

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My 30 year old daughter has been diagnosed with Polyarthralgia. She is over weight and now because of joint pain stays in bed all day. The doctor...

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Consult a rheumatologist and get evaluated.

In severe cases, you can try steroid injection to the joint also.

Hope I have answered your...

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