Chronic pain and other joint issues: Looking for answers
Hi I’m in Canada looking To come to mayo.
Pain in hand radiates up arm. Starts in hand. It feels like a throbbing and feels like she can feel blood throbbing.
Can bend joints in hand. Can bend wrist without pain.
When press on fingers lower part it hurts. Pain in palm of hand.
Vacuuming then pain from holding vacuum. Maybe vibration.
Scrubbing definitely makes it worse.
Hands dont tend to cramp
Definite stiffness. Always feel need. To stretch hands
Pain in feet and legs are different than in hands.
Calves get Charlie horse cramping that you can visibly see. Muscle spasms.
Calves always feel tight.
Bottom of feet cramp spasm in bottom of feet and toes will cramp sometimes.
Stiffness from knees down.
Stiffness in morning or periods of being still.
Legs can be triggered by the wrong movements.
Pain is symmetric and little swelling. Recently have had some swelling in the hands
Had these symptoms for 4/12years. Have had pain all the time but it has gone in cycles. This time it has stayed. Started with getting very sick and was put on antibiotics. Never been the same since.
No shooting pain
Swelling very infrequent
Grey area symptoms may be related
Fatigue in cycles with the pain
Fatigue then get headaches
Definite cognitive impairment
Brain does not work the way it used to.
Doctors have done a lot of tests and have come up with nothing.
Thanks for any input