Aa
Aa
A
A
A
Close
Avatar universal

Could these symptoms be autoimmune related?

I am an active woman participating in boot camp classes 4-5 days a week.  Over the past few months I have had 3 random instances of intense pain at my knee and elbow that will disappear within 5-6 hours.  The pain starts during my sleep and will wake me   It will hurt all morning, then subside until it just feels like a bruise to the touch.  The first was my elbow right at the tricep insertion, with no injury noted. It hurts to range the joint and very painful to touch.  The second was my knee. It woke me with an intense throbbing and also very painful to touch. The painful spot was lateral aspect of patella.  The elbow returned again, for the third episode.   The pain is so intense that it hurts to move the elbow or knee when I rise in the morning. It will then subside to a tenderness to touch by days end.   Very random.  Any ideas?
1 Responses
Sort by: Helpful Oldest Newest
1667242 tn?1487950547
Bursitis due to minor boot camp trauma?
Helpful - 0
1 Comments
But it goes completely away by end of day as if it never happened.  That's the confusing part.
Have an Answer?

You are reading content posted in the General Health Community

Top General Health Answerers
363281 tn?1643235611
Nelson, New Zealand
1756321 tn?1547095325
Queensland, Australia
19694731 tn?1482849837
AL
80052 tn?1550343332
way off the beaten track!, BC
Learn About Top Answerers
Didn't find the answer you were looking for?
Ask a question
Popular Resources
Discharge often isn't normal, and could mean an infection or an STD.
In this unique and fascinating report from Missouri Medicine, world-renowned expert Dr. Raymond Moody examines what really happens when we almost die.
Think a loved one may be experiencing hearing loss? Here are five warning signs to watch for.
When it comes to your health, timing is everything
We’ve got a crash course on metabolism basics.
Learn what you can do to avoid ski injury and other common winter sports injury.