A 39-year-old female asked:
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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?

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Dr. Philip Baney
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
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Dr. Gregory Harvey
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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