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i have lower back pain for a month + lots of stiffness in both my hands. ana 1:80 speckled+homogenous, crp 0.5 mg/l. is this arthritis?

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Dr. Brett Spain
16 years experience Sports Medicine
Yes: This sounds like an autoimmune arthritis, which is due to a condition like lupus. You should be seen by a rheumatologist.
Answered on Feb 9, 2014
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