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any doctors or nurses out there who can tell me what this means Polyarthropathy

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MuppetsMuggle Mon 14-Sep-09 14:38:35

Thanks

It was on my blood works form under clinical details.

I have been diagnosed with Raynards Disease, Sciatica, sacro illiac dysfunction, trochanteric bursitis, 2 lower herniating spinal discs, early wear and tear of the spinal cord, and deconditioning of the lower body.

I also get pain in my hands where I can't grip onto something for 2 long before it really hurts and/or I drop something by accident.

It also effects my shoulder and balance.

TIA

didoreth Mon 14-Sep-09 14:49:26

Poly means many, arthro means joint, and pathy means disease - so it just means you have disease or pain in many joints, which you knew already. Its a description of your symptoms, not a diagnosis.

Hope you feel better soon.

MuppetsMuggle Mon 14-Sep-09 14:51:26

ahh okay thanks.

My MRI has shown that I have joint problems but my blood work is not showing what

Doc thinks Rheumatoid or Lupus

MuppetsMuggle Mon 14-Sep-09 20:15:35

Just been and had both my hips injected with Hydrocortisone steroid. Bloody hurt too

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