Secondary multiple arthritis

Symptoms of Secondary multiple arthritis

The following features are indicative of Secondary multiple arthritis:
  • sore throat
  • fever
  • chronic pain of several joints
  • swelling of several joints
  • raised erythrocyte sedimentation rate

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Common Causes of Secondary multiple arthritis

The following are the most common causes of Secondary multiple arthritis:
  • use of zoledronic acid

Prevention of Secondary multiple arthritis

Yes, it may be possible to prevent Secondary multiple arthritis. Prevention may be possible by doing the following:
  • maintain normal body weight
  • prevent joints from injuries

Lab Tests and Procedures for Diagnosis of Secondary multiple arthritis

The following lab tests and procedures are used to detect Secondary multiple arthritis:
  • X-ray: To see bone and view cartilage loss, bone damage and bone spurs
  • CT scan (Computed tomography): To view both bone and the surrounding soft tissues
  • MRI (Magnetic resonance imaging): To develop more-detailed cross-sectional images of soft tissues
  • Ultrasound: To view soft tissues, cartilage and fluid-containing structures

Complications of Secondary multiple arthritis if untreated

It is not know if Secondary multiple arthritis causes complications if left untreated.

Self-care for Secondary multiple arthritis

The following self-care actions or lifestyle changes may help in the treatment or management of Secondary multiple arthritis:
  • Do exercise regularly: Exercise can help in maintaining joints flexible
  • Apply heating pads: Helps in relieving joint pain and relax tense and painful muscles
  • Apply cold packs: Helps in relieving joint pain

Patient Support for Treatment of Secondary multiple arthritis

The following actions may help Secondary multiple arthritis patients:
  • Join patient support groups: Improves or maintain function and quality of life

Last updated date

This page was last updated on 2/04/2019.
This page provides information for Secondary multiple arthritis.

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