Category Archives: Rheumatic diseases

Arthritis symptoms

Arthritis is a disease involving inflammatory changes in one or more joints of the human body. The arthritis group includes a very large number of diseases, the common between them is the tendency to develop pain, stiffness, swelling, redness and damage to joint function. Arthritis literally means inflammation of the joint. Inflammation of some or… Read More »

Polymyalgia rheumatica symptoms

Polymyalgia rheumatica is a rheumatic condition characterized by moderate to severe pain and stiffness in the muscles of the lower back, hips and thighs, neck, shoulders, upper arms and other parts of the body. Literally translated polymyalgia means pain in many muscles. The complaints are caused by inflammation of the synovial joints, the bursa and… Read More »

Pre-diabetes symptoms

Type 2 diabetes mellitus is becoming more and more important in society. It is known that poor control of blood sugar, lipids and high blood pressure are factors that seriously damage vessels throughout the body, causing lasting damage to a number of organs and degrading the quality of life. One possible sign that you may… Read More »

Pneumothorax symptoms

Pneumothorax is the presence of free air between the visceral and parietal pleura. It is a collapsed lung. A pneumothorax occurs when air leaks into the space between your lung and chest wall. This air pushes on the outside of your lung and makes it collapse. Pneumothorax symptoms are easy to be determined and diagnosis… Read More »

Osteochondrosis symptoms

Osteochondrosis combined a group of degenerative diseases affecting articular cartilage and normal bone formation seen with different localization predominantly in children and adolescents during intense growth. The disease is very acute for young people. The main osteochondrosis symptoms are pain, swelling and tenderness, joint popping, weakness and decreased range of motion.   There are still… Read More »

Osteoarthritis symptoms

Osteoarthritis affects only joints and abdominal structures and does not cause systemic complaints, such as weight loss or fever. The osteoarthritis does not cause direct complaints from internal organs (as opposed to some of the arthritis). Osteoarthritis symptoms may vary depending on which condition is affected, how many affected joints, what is the age of… Read More »

Osteoporosis symptoms

Osteoporosis is a condition where bones are weak and fragile, and even a slight load can cause fracture. In most cases, decreased bone strength is due to low levels of calcium, phosphorus and other minerals in their composition. Osteoporosis symptoms include back pain, caused by a fractured or collapsed vertebra, as well as loss of… Read More »

Reactive arthritis symptoms

Reactive arthritis is a chronic long lasting form of arthritis characterized by inflammation of the joints, eye inflammation, as well as inflammation of the urinary, genital or digestive systems. This form of joint inflammation is called reactive arthritis because it is believed to be due to a reaction of the immune system (autoimmune attack) against… Read More »