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A 55-year-old male asked:

has severe pain on left thigh bone, while walking, plus pain in the right foot-top bone.are these things due to remicade (infliximab) side effects (taken for uc)?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 48 years experience
Not likely!: Uc is associated with an arthritis that can cause what you are experiencing. It is called enteropathic arthritis, and is a type of spondyloarthopathy. The Remicade (infliximab) should help clearv this up. Hip arthritis can causes your problem. A routine hip x-ray is warranted. If your doc has no problem with this, Naproxen or Ibuprofen should help.

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