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Pain in a joint.
Synonym(s): arthrodynia
[G. arthron, joint, + algos, pain]
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Neuralgic pain in a joint or joints.

ar·thral′gic (-jĭk) adj.
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Pain in the joints
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.


Pain in a joint, especially noninflammatory.
Synonym(s): arthrodynia.
[G. arthron, joint, + algos, pain]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012


Pain in a joint. From the Greek arthron , a joint and algos , pain.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005


Sharp, severe pain, extending along a nerve or group of nerves, experienced in a joint and/or joints.
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.


Pain in a joint.
[G. arthron, joint, + algos, pain]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012

Patient discussion about arthralgia

Q. I’ve been having joint pain for the last two months or so, do I have arthritis? I’m a 32 year old dancer, and those pain affects my work and my life.. What can it be and what can I do with it? Is there a way to ease the pain?

A. As a former gymnast and international coach(German Olympic Team) I was having severe pain, Turns out I have fibromialgia ,MS and cronic fatigue.
I have a pain combination that includes an anti dpressant(light)Opana,and a parkinsons med as well as a breakthrough pain med.... works and so can I,limited but almost pain free.

Q. What is the treatment for "hip joint mice"? Thanks!

A. if you are young- it goes away by itself after 6-8 painful weeks...if you are older you might need a surgery to remove the particles. it the hip bone it can be complicated, so it's really up to your Dr. to decide what to do here.

Q. Past few months from now my mom is facing a severe pain in the joints of her ankle.not even able to walk now Hi All, Something happened like this my mom was attacked by sever cough and an x-ray was taken and Doctors confirmed that there was some infection in lugs and it got cured.Later she got fever and after few days wen fever went off she found it difficult to move bcz of swelling in her ankle and tightened joints,large pain when tried to walk and a bit of swellin in figures too.Am very much confused abt wat this disease is and y is this happened suddenly. Is der any disease vch can bring down the mobility in one week. Doctors at my place are completely ignorant abt such situation and are claiming this can not be cured and should be faced through out the life. I took my mom to a good city hospital and Doctors here have categorized it as Rheumatoid arithritis. Am really worried and completely ignorant abt this Kindly help me.

A. If it started after lung infection, than the joint pain may represent "reactive arthritis" after pneumonia due to Chlamydophila (a bacteria that cause inflammation of the joints after it cause lung infection).

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A 78-year-old woman with a history of anxiety and hypertension presented to our family medicine residency practice in Massachusetts with subacute polyarticular arthralgias that had been present for 2 months.
Arthralgia was noted in 55.5% cases which is little higher than the result of North Indian study6 and lower than the finding of Krishnamurthy et al.10 Malignant hypertension secondary to renal involvement develops in about 8% patients.16 None of our patients had malignant hypertension.
These symptoms typically consist of persistent arthralgia in the joints that were previously affected during the acute phase of the disease (3).
The present study demonstrated that the frequencies and severity of taxane-related adverse events, such as febrile neutropenia, myalgia, arthralgia, alopecia, and fatigue, were similar in breast cancer patients taking DTX or nab-PTX.
Arthralgia, headache, fatigue, diarrhea, oropharyngeal pain, nausea, myalgia, influenza, neutropenia, tinea infections.
(33) found a higher freguency of MSKUS abnormalities in patients complaining of arthralgia without confirmed arthritis.
The most frequent complaints were fever and arthralgia, with the latter being the most common cause of disability.
Two case reports evaluated use of prasugrel as an alternative antiplatelet agent and indicate that the arthralgia ADE may not be a thienopyridine class effect [5, 6].
Majority of the patients presented with arthralgia around 80%, knee and ankle joints were commonly involved which was in consistence with the previous studies.
In a study, researchers at University Medical Centre in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, sought to determine which patients who presented with arthralgia (joint pain without inflammation) would develop inflammatory arthritis within one year.