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I am a 25 year old woman with a sedimentation rate of 68 and I have swelling and pain in my fingers on both hands?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: RA pr PsA

Rheumatoid arthritis and psoriatic arthritis are the two most likely conditions.
Most rheumatologists rely on the CRP as a gauge for inflammation. Your sed rate is very high, although other conditions exist, the two diagnosis or the lost likely. See you pcp and get a referral to a rheumatologist. Pain relievers are not adequate therapy for these conditions.

In brief: RA pr PsA

Rheumatoid arthritis and psoriatic arthritis are the two most likely conditions.
Most rheumatologists rely on the CRP as a gauge for inflammation. Your sed rate is very high, although other conditions exist, the two diagnosis or the lost likely. See you pcp and get a referral to a rheumatologist. Pain relievers are not adequate therapy for these conditions.
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