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Has joints pain, shoulders paining and burning during sleep. Swollen legs when walking, tired and shivering. Cause?

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HI Mom has joints pain, her shoulders starts paining and burning during her sleep in night, and her legs get swollen if she walks little, and sometimes she feels tired, sometime feels shiverring. When she gets up morning her hand fingures will be stiff and willl not bend. she went to many hospital but none of the medicine are helping her to get ride of this problem, she is facing this problem from nearing to 1 year.
Posted Thu, 10 Oct 2013 in Bones, Muscles and Joints
 
 
Answered by Dr. Saurabh Gupta 18 hours later
Brief Answer:
It could be Rheumatoid arthritis

Detailed Answer:
Hi and welcome to XXXXXXX

Seems your mother is suffering from multiple joint pain - Polyarthritis with early morning stiffness. And rheumatoid arthritis is one of the most common causes for Polyarthritis.

To proceed further I want to know the investigation already done and treatment taken .
There is feature to upload the reports and images. Please utilise that to upload investigations done so that I can help you in better ways.

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