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Huntington, NY
A 34-year-old female asked:

Chronic pain in shoulders, neck, back, and arms after cervical fusion july 2013. also have redness and swelling in knees and hip pain. poss ra? fibro?

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Dr. Seth Zeidman
Neurosurgery 35 years experience
Needs Evaluation: Sounds like some rheumatologic condition - some form of arthritis. Needs a thorough work-up including blood work to exclude autoimmune conditions. Would not immediately jump to a diagnosis of fibromyalgia.
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