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Bonham, TX
A 54-year-old female asked:

Why does the cold make my knees and hip hurt. i'm 53 years old.

1 doctor answer5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Marvin Ott
Emergency Medicine 22 years experience
Arthritis: Sheena, You probably have some degree of arthritis. Inflammation in the joints is sensitive to changes in pressure, as happens when the temperature changes. Consult your doctor. They may recommend an anti-inflammatory to make your symptoms better. Hope this helps!
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