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Have arthritis, bladder infection, cold, paining knees, wrists, shoulders, insomnia, difficult walking. Had knee replacement. What is it?

my wife of 80 years has had both knees replaced 8 years ago, She has had trouble with arthrtiis, bladder infections, just got over a nasty cold, but now has aching knees ,wrists & sholders. She's over weight and now has trouble walking and has insomnia. 'Aching all over' seems to be much worse in the past 10 days. She has no temperature . What's wrong?
Asked On : Thu, 18 Apr 2013
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Your wife's both knees were replaced 8 yrs back - probable cause is due to over weight, old age and deficiency of calcium and vitamins leading to severe osteo arthritis. Urinary infection got cleared- advise to take plenty of water. The present Pain in the knee joint, wrists and shoulder may also be due the above said reasons. After knee joint replacement some amount of difficulty in walking will be there and that too with over weight. Reduction of weight, lipid reducing tabs, vitamins will be helpful. For cold avoiding dusty atmosphere, allergic items, cold items is advised If necessary consult orthopedic surgeon and investigate for the degree of arthritis in other painful joints and treat accordingly.
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Answered: Thu, 18 Apr 2013
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