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A 49-year-old female asked:

I've had redness, swelling ,and pain in my right proximal intraphalangeal joint going on 4 months now. is this typical of ra?

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Dr. Scott Keith
Podiatry 46 years experience
Mis-inflammation.: You symptoms are certainly typical of a classical inflammatory response. After four months, it is time to remove all doubt as to the origin of the inflammation, and have it evaluated by a specialist.
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