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What all can cause joint pains in a mid 20s female patient?

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Dr. John Goldman
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: Many things

No all joint pains are arthritis.
These can also be muscle problems, bursitis, tendonitis - all of which can also cause joint pains. Clues include : are the areas tender to touch - then where is the tender area. Are there swollen joints - then which ones. Are the symptoms improved by exercise? Are the symptoms worse at night? If you look at the painful areas are there visuals.

In brief: Many things

No all joint pains are arthritis.
These can also be muscle problems, bursitis, tendonitis - all of which can also cause joint pains. Clues include : are the areas tender to touch - then where is the tender area. Are there swollen joints - then which ones. Are the symptoms improved by exercise? Are the symptoms worse at night? If you look at the painful areas are there visuals.
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