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Sudden tiredness in upper arms, lower back, legs, swollen. Could it be RA?

Hi, Sudden tiredness in upper arms, and lower back and legs. Used to be very fit, only 41, but the past two months different symptoms show up. My right leg was swollen for a few weeks,and painful, under the same foot . Left wrist was swollen. not overweight .Could it be RA? Did bloodwork, and that showed up positive, and I have rheumatology appt. at end of April. Thanks.
Asked On : Sat, 30 Mar 2013
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Sep 2013
Thanks for the query to H.C.M.Forum.
When rheumatoid factor is positive , means rheumatoid arthritis .
If E S R is very around more than 50 mm of Hg , sure and certain Rheumatoid arthritis .
Take treatment from your doctor.
Good luck.
Answered: Sat, 13 Jul 2013
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