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Pain on waist and left knee. Swelling in right ankle. What could this be?

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CONTINUE PAIN IN WAIST,DIFFICULT TO USE INDIAN TOILET -PAIN IN WAIST WHILE STANDING UP. STIFFNESS IN WAIST DURING MORNING GET UP.CONTINUE PAIN IN LEFT KNEE . CONTINUE PAIN & SWELLING IN RIGHT ANKLE. CERVICAL AS WELL AS LUMBER SPONDYLOSIS TREATMENT TAKEN 15 TO 20 YEARS BACK.
Posted Thu, 7 Nov 2013 in Bones, Muscles and Joints
 
 
Answered by Dr. Raju A.T 16 hours later
Brief Answer:
Get investigated

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

Thanks for your query.

Based on your symptom it appears to be a general diseases, the cause of which has to be found.

Do get MRI scan of the affected joints to know the pattern of the disease and know the exact cause of the multiple joint affection. Also get tests like RA factor, ESR, CRP etc to know the cause. This helps us to place you on right treatment and avoid progress.

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