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Morganton, NC
A 52-year-old female asked:

My 21 year old son is having muscle and joint pain in areas such as ankles, wrists, elbows, shoulder blades, back, legs, and some swelling in ankles.?

2 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 50 years experience
Inflammation!: To have pain in so many places means an inflammatory process must be excluded. He needs someone with rheumatology expertise to diagnose and treat the problem. If inflammation is present, he will need more than aleve-like nsaids. My bet: psoriatic arthritis with ankle involvement!
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 51 years experience
Abnormal: To have pain in these joints and swelling of the ankle , take him to be checked by doctor..
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Last updated Apr 13, 2020

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