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Viral arthralgia - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   My mom has had flu-like symptoms for the past few days, and now her shoulder has shooting pains.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what is her age?
User :   just turned 47
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   it might be because of viral arthalgia
Doctor :   it is transient
Doctor :   it will resolve on its own
User :   what may have triggered it
User :   and is there anything she can do to lessen the pain? ibuprofins are not helping at all
Doctor :   flu is beacause of viral infecion
Doctor :   and arthalgia is also one of the symptom
User :   thank you

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