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Body pain, fever, knee swelling. Prescribed anti-inflammatories. Symptoms of flu?

Hello, a few days ago I woke up with full body pain and a fever . Then the pain was just in my wrists, fingers, knees and ankles. They all felt warm and my knees were swollen. I saw a doctor yesterday who said it is probably arthritis caused by an infection and he prescibed me antibiotics and anti-inflammatories. I got a second opinion today and they say it is probably just flu . I m not sure which diagnosis is accurate.
Asked On : Thu, 27 Dec 2012
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Hi steviesale ! It is simple take flu medicine to treat flu. But flu generally don't give bone or finger pain. if persist pain in finger go for Rh factor check for rheumatoid arthritis. Give hot compress to the affected part. Take care. Get well bye.
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