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I have itp - tested for rheumatoid arthritis 3 months ago - negative. Past 2 weeks I've got deep pain in arms, wrists, thighs, ankles, hips knees. Ra?

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Dr. William Lages
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: Other disease too

Itp is associated with several of the rheumatic diseases, and the commonest is systemic lupus, but several others.
It may take some time for tests to turn positive and besides arthritis muscle inflammation can.

In brief: Other disease too

Itp is associated with several of the rheumatic diseases, and the commonest is systemic lupus, but several others.
It may take some time for tests to turn positive and besides arthritis muscle inflammation can.
Dr. William Lages
Dr. William Lages
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Dr. John Chiu
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: See rheumatologist

With two potentially serious autoimmune disorders, it is time to see your rheumatologist.

In brief: See rheumatologist

With two potentially serious autoimmune disorders, it is time to see your rheumatologist.
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu
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