Medical

Have medical questions? Ask a doctor online!

Ask a Doctor,
Get an Answer ASAP!

I am getting past around from Dr. to Dr. Ive seen 4 Drs,

Customer Question
I am getting past...

I am getting past around from Dr. to Dr.

Doctor's Assistant: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?

Ive seen 4 Drs, curently seeing a I believe is a roomoligist. He is tell me I now have RA, Im 59 and woke up with in a week of exposure to tick bits all major joint hurting . first dr gave me a z pack all pain left. 1 week later shoulders , sometimes hands in pain. Current dr prescribes neproxin,

Doctor's Assistant: What seems to make the symptoms worse or better? In general, how would you describe your health lately?

Great, I am fit and very active up until first symtoms

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

I have filled out every leanthy questioneer

Submitted: 10 months ago.Category: Medical
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Medical Question
Answered in 36 minutes by:
10/2/2017
Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 10 months ago
Dr. Phil, MD
Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor
Category: Medical
Satisfied Customers: 59,945
Experience: Medical Doctor Trained at a Top Academic Institution
Verified

Hi, this is Dr Phil, here to assist you. I am Board Certified with over 10 years of experience. I will respond with my answer shortly. Thank you.

Ask Your Own Medical Question
Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 10 months ago

any other medical issues?

Ask Your Own Medical Question
Customer reply replied 10 months ago
absolutly none
Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 10 months ago

did the ibuprofen help?

Ask Your Own Medical Question
Customer reply replied 10 months ago
not much, It use to do alot more ..
Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 10 months ago

have you been tested for lyme?

Ask Your Own Medical Question
Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 10 months ago

just click send to reply

Ask Your Own Medical Question
Was this answer helpful?

How JustAnswer works

step-image
Describe your issueThe assistant will guide you
step-image
Chat 1:1 with a doctorLicensed Experts are available 24/7
step-image
100% satisfaction guaranteeGet all the answers you need
Ask Family Physician Your Own Question
Family Physician
Family Physician
Family Physician, Doctor
Category: Medical
Satisfied Customers: 2,592
2,592 Satisfied Customers
Experience: Emergency Medicine and Family Practice for over 26 years

Family Physician is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

I feel so much better today, and upon further investigation believe that there is a chance that the responses I got saved me from a serious, even life threatening situation. I am very grateful to the experts who answered me.

Susan O.USA

I can go as far as to say it could have resulted in saving my sons life and our entire family now knows what bipolar is and how to assist and understand my most wonderful son, brother and friend to all who loves him dearly. Thank you very much

Corrie MollPretoria, South Africa

I thank-you so much! It really helped to have this information and confirmation. We will watch her carefully and get her in for the examination and US right away if things do not improve. God bless you as well!

ClaudiaAlbuquerque, NM

Outstanding response time less than 6 minutes. Answered the question professionally and with a great deal of compassion.

KevinBeaverton, OR

Suggested diagnosis was what I hoped and will take this info to my doctor's appointment next week.
I feel better already! Thank you.

ElanorTracy, CA

Thank you to the Physician who answered my question today. The answer was far more informative than what I got from the Physicians I saw in person for my problem.

JulieLockesburg, AR

You have been more help than you know. I seriously don't know what my sisters situation would be today if you had not gone above and beyond just answering my questions.

John and StefanieTucson, AZ

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Family Physician

Family Physician

Doctor

2,592 satisfied customers

Emergency Medicine and Family Practice for over 26 years

Dr. Ketch

Dr. Ketch

Board Certified Physician

76 satisfied customers

Medical Degree, Former Assistant Professor at School of Medicine at Yale University

DrRussMD

DrRussMD

Board Certified Physician

51,788 satisfied customers

Internal Medicine--practice all of internal medicine, all ages, family, health, prevention, complementary medicine, etc.

Dr. David

Dr. David

Board Certified Physician

224 satisfied customers

Treat children/young adults, former chief resident, multiple publications

Dr. D. Love

Dr. D. Love

Doctor

18,159 satisfied customers

Family Physician for 10 years; Hospital Medical Director for 10 years.

Dr Chip (M.D.)

Dr Chip (M.D.)

Doctor

16,629 satisfied customers

20 yrs. in practice, including surgery, general medicine, addiction medicine and pain.

Dr. Arun Phophalia

Dr. Arun Phophalia

Doctor

14,303 satisfied customers

MBBS MS. Post doctoral fellowship in Sports Medicine. General surgeon and sports medicine specialist

< Previous | Next >

Related Medical Questions
I just had a total knee replacement 8 weeks ago - 3 days ago
I just had a total knee replacement 8 weeks ago - 3 days ago I found a tick (common dog tick) with its head embedded in my right arm. A nurse practitioner removed the head but would not prescribe any … read more
Dr. David
Dr. David
Radiation Oncology Attending Director
Post-Doctoral Degree
13,232 satisfied customers
I am a 56 year old female, who all of a sudden is having
Hi. I am a 56 year old female, who all of a sudden is having some odd symptoms. FYI, I take levothyroxine, fenofibrate, and Effexor. The Effexor was just doubled to 150mg for hot flashes. I am slightl… read more
Vakul Aren
Vakul Aren
Consultant Physician
Post graduation (Liverpool, U.K.)
4,219 satisfied customers
I was put on Avelox in Aug. after 2 courses of the
Hi Doc! I was put on Avelox in Aug. after 2 courses of the antibiotic Z-pac for what I thought was a sinus infection. My doctor also gave me an albuterol inhaler and a prednisone pack as I was having … read more
Dr Chip (M.D.)
Dr Chip (M.D.)
Doctor
M.D.
16,629 satisfied customers
What might cause the following symptoms in a 34 year old
What might cause the following symptoms in a 34 year old white male? Fatigue, joint and muscle pain, general malaise, flu-like symptoms, enlarged lymph nodes in the groin, and a burning sensation unde… read more
Dr. David
Dr. David
Radiation Oncology Attending Director
Post-Doctoral Degree
13,232 satisfied customers
I have had a recent flare up of pain in my feet and hands. I
I have had a recent flare up of pain in my feet and hands. I have been diagnosed a few years ago with RA but it has not been active.for the most of the time.. My uric acid levels are within the "norma… read more
Dr Chip (M.D.)
Dr Chip (M.D.)
Doctor
M.D.
16,629 satisfied customers
Have Ehlers-Danlos syndrome Classical Hypermobility
Have Ehlers-Danlos syndrome Classical Hypermobility ...didn't do ANYTHING odd and suddenly major left hand thumb joint either subluxed or is dislocated. (in a splint now made to fit that joint by a pa… read more
Dr SS
Dr SS
Doctoral Degree
12,327 satisfied customers
I have been experiencing much pain beginning with what I
I have been experiencing much pain beginning with what I thought was a pulled groin muscle. After a week of PT I started to get pain and stiffness in my right shoulder and biceps. A few days later the… read more
DrRussMD
DrRussMD
Board Certified Physician
51,788 satisfied customers
Can you have a negitive lyme test for several years then
Can you have a negitive lyme test for several years then have a positive ab quant Igm of 1.73 show up? I have had ALS symtoms for 3 years that ARE progressing, however during this time lyme was negiti… read more
Dr Owen
Dr Owen
Ob/Gyn Doctor
Doctoral Degree
406 satisfied customers
My hands and feet are freezing cold and are blue in color
My hands and feet are freezing cold and are blue in color along with terrible painful joints. No swelling or redness! The coldness goes away if I take Lyrica but not the joint pain, it's still there.… read more
Dr Chip (M.D.)
Dr Chip (M.D.)
Doctor
M.D.
16,629 satisfied customers
I am a twenty three year old girl who has had headaches for
I am a twenty three year old girl who has had headaches for no apparent reason. I went to the infirmary at school and then was recommended to go to Neurologist I had an MRI done and was cleared with n… read more
Dr. Abid
Dr. Abid
PGR (Internal Medicine)
Doctoral Degree
5,444 satisfied customers
12 day occasional cough, felt tickle and burn" getting
12 day occasional cough, felt tickle and burn" getting orencia infusion. My md rx. Z-pack to "cover the bases" today is third day after finishing z-pack and feel horrible. I also take methotrexate and… read more
Dr Chip (M.D.)
Dr Chip (M.D.)
Doctor
M.D.
16,629 satisfied customers
I have been experiencing increasing amounts of joint pain.
I have been experiencing increasing amounts of joint pain. It has been gradual and up to now I've simply explained it away as other things. My back hurts because of my mattress or how I sleep. I'm tir… read more
Anthony Bray, MD
Anthony Bray, MD
Doctoral Degree
9,226 satisfied customers
I am getting a bit nervous about increasing joint pain.
I am getting a bit nervous about increasing joint pain. Female, age 53, have had knee and finger joint pains for several years. Now more severe, and spreads= worse on left shoulder but both sides hurt… read more
Dr. Saha
Dr. Saha
Doctoral Degree
504 satisfied customers
I am a 59 year old female with sudden knee swelling and
I am a 59 year old female with sudden knee swelling and swelling of elbows and right pointer finger joint. Three days ago I did some packing and cleaning, but did not think I overused any of these maj… read more
Dr.Sawhney
Dr.Sawhney
Post-Doctoral Degree
6,584 satisfied customers
I am a 73 year old lady and have just discovered an engorged
I am a 73 year old lady and have just discovered an engorged tick on the bend of my right knee. I live in Maryland and did yard cleanup the last weekend in April; so this tick has been embedded for so… read more
Dr Chip (M.D.)
Dr Chip (M.D.)
Doctor
M.D.
16,629 satisfied customers
Nov 08, muscle underneath my shoulder blade hurts, next day
Nov 08, muscle underneath my shoulder blade hurts, next day it went up to the base of my head making it difficult to move, i waited a couple days it wasnt getting any better. went to the dr's and they… read more
Dr.Sawhney
Dr.Sawhney
Post-Doctoral Degree
6,584 satisfied customers
What is the best way to determine if you have or have had
What is the best way to determine if you have or have had some idiopathic virus causing weird vague symptoms? The rhematologists has ruled out severe connective tissue diseases and the RF was negative… read more
Dr.Sawhney
Dr.Sawhney
Post-Doctoral Degree
6,584 satisfied customers
Reposting this cuz i need answer! I feel like super tired
reposting this cuz i need answer! I feel like super tired for one.i broke my foot a few days ago then i woke up with a swollen uvula, i have also been having diarhea. anyways i went to the hospital la… read more
Dr Bhumika
Dr Bhumika
Senior Consultant
Master's Degree
1,334 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x