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A 30-year-old female asked:

Pain my ribs, shoulders, numerous otr joints. scan inflammation. started last year. diangosis as. now a sore throat and glands for 5 wks. night sweats, fevers, tired. neg strep/mono, low rbc. hurts to chew?

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Dr. Amy Deeken
Pathology 22 years experience
Follow up with doc: Please follow up with your doctor. It sounds as if you are still not doing well even with therapy for the as, so additional testing may be needed determine if you may have developed another condition in addition to the as or if the medication isn't adequately treating your symptoms and needs to be changed or additional ones added. Consider seeing a rheumatology specialist if you haven't before.
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Dr. Warren Wolfe
Family Medicine 60 years experience
Multiple problem: You may have a rheumatological problem and i would suggest that you consult with a rheumatologist soon.
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Last updated Jan 17, 2017
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