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A 60-year-old female asked:

I got electrocuted by 220 volt, entering the right hand and exited the left hand. about 3 weeks later my right hand and wrist became chronically swollen along the tendon and ligaments. i have been diagnosed with ra. could they be connected?

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Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 59 years experience
I would not think so. Ddi u have a joint problem before. Go to uptodate.com and read more. Then discuss with your tea
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