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A 46-year-old female asked:

I am a 46 year old female and i have been having joint pain and stiffness in both my hands, knees, left wrist, left elbow and right foot and ankle for?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Arthritis: You are having some type of arthritis. Your doctor can do blood test, an exam and possibly X-rays to determine the best treatment for you. Get in right away.
Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 56 years experience
Joint vs muscle: In this situation a rheumatologist will look at both joint and muscle involvement. One always thinks about arthritis but there may be other causes of the symptoms. Your evaluation will take all of this into consideration.
Last updated Mar 7, 2019


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