It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....

Lupus Message Board

Joint Swelling

Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 01-29-2013, 03:46 PM   #1
Senior Member
Join Date: Jul 2010
Posts: 239
NJLinda HB UserNJLinda HB UserNJLinda HB UserNJLinda HB User
Joint Swelling

Hi all. I have a question for all you with fibro or lupus/MCTD. Can you have joint swelling, especially wrists, without pain? I've been tested for autoimmune and came back with positive numbers. The doc say it is mild. I know when I'm having a flare but today I noticed how fat my wrists and elbows look. And no pain! The test for inflammation came back high also (forgot the name of the test). Thanks for any feedback Linda

Sponsors Lightbulb
Old 02-08-2013, 04:24 AM   #2
Senior Veteran
Join Date: Feb 2004
Posts: 5,719
VeeJ HB UserVeeJ HB UserVeeJ HB UserVeeJ HB UserVeeJ HB UserVeeJ HB UserVeeJ HB UserVeeJ HB UserVeeJ HB UserVeeJ HB UserVeeJ HB User
Re: Joint Swelling

Hi, NJLinda. Personally I associate inflammatory swelling with pain. I'm not sure whether it's ever present without pain, but I rather doubt it. I'd wonder about water retention (and why). Are there other areas that look puffy to you? I think I'd ask my doctor, as there's nothing to lose by asking. Take good care, my best always, Vee

Closed Thread

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Sign Up Today!

Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

I want my free account

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 10:00 PM.

Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
© 1998-2018 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!