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A 57-year-old female asked:

Spinal lumbar problems past year knees bad. injections help swelling, pain radiates up,worse at rest. knees unable to bear weight.now leg tingling and numbness.mri showed pockets of fluid in legs and knees.bursitis in hips and shoulders. ideas why?

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 54 years experience
Regarding your joints, see a rheumatologist. Regarding the leg sensory complaints, see a neurologist. You appear to possess an inflammatory process causing widespread issues, and this cannot be simply defined on this site. We could go a bit further if you wish a virtual consult.
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