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What does inflammation of all body joints mean?

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Dr. Rajendra Tripathi
Orthopedic Surgery 46 years experience
Systemic disease: It means there is swelling and pain involving several joint all over the body. It indicates a systemic process generally involving your immune system overactivity. There are lot of diseases that can produce generalized polyarthralgias and inflammation. If you are having these symptoms, get checked by a rheumatologist who can run several tests to figure it out for you . Good luck.

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