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Female aged 27 sharp pain on my hip and thigh, stabbing pain on arm and shoulder joint. feels as though i hit myself against a wall. shoulder pain radiates to elbow at times. elevating limbs seems to lessen pain. this has been going on for 6 days?

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
Complex challenges: You describe issues in multiple joints, presumably not caused by trauma. Raises concerns of an inflammatory arthropathy. Need to start with visit to primary physician and appropriate blood studies and imaging. Perhaps a rheumatologist will be needed, especially if this persists or worsens.

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Last updated Dec 16, 2020

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