I've always had a bit of joint pain. But as of latley it's been getting to stupid levels. Since my early-mid teens i've had nemerous joints slightly.. abnormal (right shoulder will sublux or whatever its called.. ect..) but all together i've been getting more and more sore all over. Pain meds help to a degree but no were near enough. my left arm is that stiff as of late its getting rather hard to use.. and i fit like almost all of the symptoms of Rheumatoid arthritis.. (friend suggested i look into it, he knows me well enough) Please.. My parents are pretty much refusing to help me.. Should I just up and go on my own if needs be? This is just annoying.. Thanks.. Anonymous, A thankful.. very sore and stiff person.
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Clinical examination and lab investigations are a must to rule out the cause and to treat the condition accordingly.
You may require :
3-X-RAY OF JOINTS
4-RA FACTOR OR ANTI-CCP
Kindly consult an Orthopedic doctor for the treatment.
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It is essential for you now to meet a Physician and consult him/her regarding this. You might as well be asked to do some blood tests for an accurate diagnosis. Arthritis can occur at this age and should be ruled out at first extent. Also there are gouty arthritis and due to some autoimmune disorders as well. Should be evaluated.
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