A 38-year-old member asked:
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what causes polymyalgia rheumatica in fingers?

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Dr. Bruce Rothschild
47 years experience Rheumatology
Unexpected: Unexpected. Check for rheumatoid. Some physicians believe that individuals with pr can have arthritis, but i don't believe it.
Answered on Nov 2, 2019

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