A 39-year-old female asked:
i'm 39 & have unexplained, painful bouts of swelling in my joints. usually it will be 1 hand or 1 knee/foot-never both. what could this be?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Philip Baney answered
24 years experience Family Medicine
Might be lymes: Many conditions can cause your symptoms. Some serious so it's important to get to your doctor to be examined.
Answered on Oct 4, 2016
Dr. Gregory Harvey answered
38 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Joint swelling : U may have an inflammatory arthropathy. I would suggest u visit your primary care physician and get some bloodwork done. In the meantime take an anti inflammatory drug(aspirin, ibuprofen, or naproxen).
Answered on Oct 3, 2016
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