A 23-year-old female asked:
When it is cold or rainy outside my knees, hips, and hand joints get very painful and stiff. what could this be im 23 with no injuries to those areas?
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Dr. Bertrand Kaperanswered
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 31 years experience
Rheumatology: Best place to start, given your symptoms, would be with a consult with a rheumatologist. Without a history of injuries, concern would be for early inflammatory arthritis such as rheumatoid arthritis.
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