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Psoriatic arthritis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/psoriatic-arthritis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354081

Sep 20th, 2019 - Diagnosis During the exam, your doctor may: Closely examine your joints for signs of swelling or tenderness Check your fingernails for pitting, flaking and other abnormalities Press on the soles of your feet and around your heels to find tender areas No single test can confirm a diagnosis of psoriatic arthritis. But some types of tests can rule out other causes of joint pain, such as rheumatoid...

Knee pain - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/knee-pain/symptoms-causes/syc-20350849

Mar 6th, 2019 - Overview Knee pain is a common complaint that affects people of all ages. Knee pain may be the result of an injury, such as a ruptured ligament or torn cartilage. Medical conditions — including arthritis, gout and infections — also can cause knee pain. Many types of minor knee pain respond well to self-care measures. Physical therapy and knee braces also can help relieve knee pain. In some case...

Gout - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/gout/symptoms-causes/syc-20372897

Feb 28th, 2019 - Overview Gout is a common and complex form of arthritis that can affect anyone. It's characterized by sudden, severe attacks of pain, swelling, redness and tenderness in the joints, often the joint at the base of the big toe. An attack of gout can occur suddenly, often waking you up in the middle of the night with the sensation that your big toe is on fire. The affected joint is hot, swollen an...

Gout - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/gout/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20372903

Feb 28th, 2019 - Diagnosis Tests to help diagnose gout may include: Joint fluid test. Your doctor may use a needle to draw fluid from your affected joint. Urate crystals may be visible when the fluid is examined under a microscope. Blood test. Your doctor may recommend a blood test to measure the levels of uric acid and creatinine in your blood. Blood test results can be misleading, though. Some people have hig...

Pseudogout - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pseudogout/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20376988

Apr 20th, 2018 - Diagnosis Pseudogout signs and symptoms can mimic those of gout and other types of arthritis, so lab and imaging tests are usually necessary to confirm a diagnosis. Lab tests Blood tests can check for problems with your thyroid and parathyroid glands, as well as for a variety of mineral imbalances that have been linked to pseudogout. Your doctor may withdraw a sample of the fluid from your affe...

Pseudogout - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pseudogout/symptoms-causes/syc-20376983

Apr 20th, 2018 - Overview Pseudogout (SOO-doe-gout) is a form of arthritis characterized by sudden, painful swelling in one or more of your joints. These episodes can last for days or weeks. The most commonly affected joint is the knee. Also called calcium pyrophosphate deposition disease or CPPD, the common term "pseudogout" was coined for the condition's similarity to gout. Crystal deposits within a joint cau...

Pseudogout (CPPD)
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/4756-pseudogout

Dec 27th, 2017 - What is calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate crystal deposition disease (CPPD, or pseudogout)? Calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate crystal deposition disease (CPPD) is a form of arthritis that causes pain, stiffness, tenderness, redness, warmth, and swelling (inflammation) in some joints. It usually affects one joint at a time, but sometimes it may affect several joints at once. The symptoms are similar...

Toe Injuries and Disorders
https://medlineplus.gov/toeinjuriesanddisorders.html

Nov 18th, 2003 - Fourteen of the 26 bones in your feet are in your toes. The toes, particularly your big toe, help you move and keep your balance. Playing sports, running, stubbing your toe, and dropping something on your foot can damage your toes. Wearing shoes that are too loose or too tight can also cause toe problems. Certain diseases, such as severe arthritis, can cause toe problems and pain. Gout often ca...

Heel Injuries and Disorders
https://medlineplus.gov/heelinjuriesanddisorders.html

Nov 17th, 2003 - Heel problems are common and can be painful. Often, they result from too much stress on your heel bone and the tissues that surround it. That stress can come from Injuries Bruises that you get walking, running or jumping Wearing shoes that don't fit or aren't made well Being overweight These can lead to tendinitis, bursitis, and fasciitis, which are all types of inflammation of the tissues that...

Gout
https://medlineplus.gov/gout.html

Jun 9th, 1999 - Gout is a common, painful form of arthritis. It causes swollen, red, hot and stiff joints. Gout happens when uric acid builds up in your body. Uric acid comes from the breakdown of substances called purines. Purines are in your body's tissues and in foods, such as liver, dried beans and peas, and anchovies. Normally, uric acid dissolves in the blood. It passes through the kidneys and out of the...

Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/gout/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20372903?p=1

sis Tests to help diagnose gout may include: Joint fluid test. Your doctor may use a needle to draw fluid from your affected joint. Urate crystals may be visible when the fluid is examined under a microscope. Blood test. Your doctor may recommend a blood test to measure the levels of uric acid and creatinine in your blood. Blood test results can be misleading, though. Some people have high uric...

Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/knee-pain/symptoms-causes/syc-20350849?p=1

ew Knee pain is a common complaint that affects people of all ages. Knee pain may be the result of an injury, such as a ruptured ligament or torn cartilage. Medical conditions — including arthritis, gout and infections — also can cause knee pain. Many types of minor knee pain respond well to self-care measures. Physical therapy and knee braces also can help relieve knee pain. In some cases, how...

Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pseudogout/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20376988?p=1

sis Pseudogout signs and symptoms can mimic those of gout and other types of arthritis, so lab and imaging tests are usually necessary to confirm a diagnosis. Lab tests Blood tests can check for problems with your thyroid and parathyroid glands, as well as for a variety of mineral imbalances that have been linked to pseudogout. Your doctor may withdraw a sample of the fluid from your affected j...

Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/gout/symptoms-causes/syc-20372897?p=1

ew Gout is a common and complex form of arthritis that can affect anyone. It's characterized by sudden, severe attacks of pain, swelling, redness and tenderness in the joints, often the joint at the base of the big toe. An attack of gout can occur suddenly, often waking you up in the middle of the night with the sensation that your big toe is on fire. The affected joint is hot, swollen and so t...

Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pseudogout/symptoms-causes/syc-20376983?p=1

ew Pseudogout (SOO-doe-gout) is a form of arthritis characterized by sudden, painful swelling in one or more of your joints. These episodes can last for days or weeks. The most commonly affected joint is the knee. Also called calcium pyrophosphate deposition disease or CPPD, the common term "pseudogout" was coined for the condition's similarity to gout. Crystal deposits within a joint cause bot...

Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/psoriatic-arthritis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354081?p=1

sis During the exam, your doctor may: Closely examine your joints for signs of swelling or tenderness Check your fingernails for pitting, flaking and other abnormalities Press on the soles of your feet and around your heels to find tender areas No single test can confirm a diagnosis of psoriatic arthritis. But some types of tests can rule out other causes of joint pain, such as rheumatoid arthr...

Pseudogout (CPPD)
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/4756-calcium-pyrophosphate-dihydrate-deposition-disease-cppd-or-pseudogout

What is calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate crystal deposition disease (CPPD, or pseudogout)? Calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate crystal deposition disease (CPPD) is a form of arthritis that causes pain, stiffness, tenderness, redness, warmth, and swelling (inflammation) in some joints. It usually affects one joint at a time, but sometimes it may affect several joints at once. The symptoms are similar...

Gout
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/4755-gout

What is gout? Gout is a form of arthritis that causes sudden, severe attacks of pain, tenderness, redness, warmth, and swelling (inflammation) in some joints. It often affects one joint at a time, but may affect a few or even many. The large toe is most often affected, but gout can also affect other joints in the leg (knee, ankle, foot) and less often in the arms (hand, wrist, and elbow). The s...

Gout
https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/health/conditions-and-diseases/gout

Gout is marked by inflamed, painful joints because of the formation of crystal deposits in them.