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Posted by: hannie | 2009/05/19

painfull joints

34 year old female, woke up this morning with swollwen,stiff and painfull wrists and fingers. other joints stiff as well. what could be the problem and seeks help.

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Dear Hannie
You may have an arthritis - this is sometimes caused by a viral infection. You can try anti-inflammatory like Brufen or Voltaren but let your doctor do some blood tests to try and identify the cause ( full blood count, ESR)
Dr Bets

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Our users say:
Posted by: vs | 2009/05/19

you need to see a doctor asp

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Posted by: Anonymous | 2009/05/19

Ask your dr to refer you to a Rheumatologist

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