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Had infection on wrist, lower arm. Test shows raised enzymes. Suspecting osteoarthritis. What could this be?

Hi My husband had an infection in his wrist and lower arm it swelled quite a lot and he was given a blood test to see what it may be the mean time he was given anti biotics and the test came back with a raised enzime which they thought could be austio arthritus ever tested again and this seems to be ok no further flare ups his latest test reviels raised anzimes at 11 he said what ever that means and he is haveing a ultra sound on monday husband feels well hes over weight but apart from that no problems i am really worried what this could be
Asked On : Thu, 24 Jan 2013
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No enzyme test can confirm osteoarthritis. If you mean uric acid by enzyme, then you are referring to Gout. Warm compressions, pain killers and rest will help. All the best.
Answered: Sun, 29 Dec 2013
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