Hat Yai News Center – A specialist in orthopedic surgery Hat Yai Center Hospital, Hat Yai District, Songkhla Province warns 5 signs of “bone and joint pain” that you must be careful of because it may be related to a serious disease group.
Today (29 March), Dr. Soonthorn Srisuwan, a specialist in orthopedic surgery Hat Yai Center Hospital, Hat Yai District, Songkhla Province, discussed the characteristics of bone and joint pain that must be careful. This may be associated with serious diseases such as cancer, tumors, bone infections. which in this section does not want the patient to be careless, thinking that it is a general bone pain Because if not, then it will delay the patient to receive treatment for specific diseases.
The 5 symptoms that you would like to keep an eye on and not be careless about the illness are as follows: 1. Pain occurs during the night (Night Pain). Generalized orthopedic diseases are usually symptomatic when the joint is in use. which during the night is the time when people rest and do not use the joints Therefore, there should be no pain. Or if we fall asleep but the pain is so intense that we wake up at night. If you have pain at night as mentioned above. We must pay great attention to this symptom. because it may be associated with such serious diseases
2. Bone and joint pain with anorexia, weight loss or low fever. (Pain with low grade fever) especially during the early evening or at night If there are such symptoms May be initially assumed to be a cancer group. or tuberculosis infection in the bones
3. Bone and joint pain that has been in the past for a while But the pain is more frequent or more severe (Progressive Pain) and in the event that the patient has been treated with painkillers Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs have been around for a while. But there was still more frequent and severe pain.
4. Pain in the spine or cervical spine accompanied by pain, numbness, or weakness in the arms or legs which indicates spinal cord compression which in some cases Urgent surgical treatment may be needed.
5. Chronic bone pain and have family history had a serious illness before such as cancer, melanoma, or tuberculosis.
All 5 of these pain signs, the patient will need to keep an eye on the symptoms that occur. and if found that fall within these 5 items, you should see a doctor specializing in orthopedic to perform a detailed diagnosis in the next order
Don’t be nervous because of some symptoms if left too long Treatment takes longer. And the treatment effect may not be good as well. If anyone is interested, read more about orthopedic diseases. preventive care You can read more at the website: www.thedoctorbone.com. Or via Facebook : Doctor Sunthorn Orthopedic Clinic Hat Yai Contact and consult orthopedic diseases at Line: @doctorbone or telephone 0-7422-0123