A 30-year-old female asked:
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i am experiencing  knee pain for the past 5 years- painful swollen joints, knee swelling, and joint stiffness. gradually getting worse. mri showed only inflamation. do i need to go to ortho dr? what can i expect to hear as diagnosis?

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Dr. Lori Lange
Specializes in Family Medicine
See Primary Care: A family doctor can run lab tests for Rhematoid arthritis as well as other infectitious diseases that cause swollen joints. A complete physical and labs you will help you decide on what type of specialist to see. Rheumatology is also a specialist that maybe helpful for you
Answered on Aug 24, 2017
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