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Diagnosed with liver cirrhosis. Suffer from joint pain with stiffness. Any solution?

i was diagnosed with cirrohsis of the liver 6 months ago. I began suffering from bad joint pain and general body aches. I get very stiff and sore after sitting or remaining in the same period for fairly short periods of time. I do not consume any alcohol and follow a diet of low fat , low sodium and limited protein. Is this a normal result of this disease? Are there any adjustments I can make to help remedy this?
Asked On : Fri, 29 Mar 2013
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Cirrhosis associated with arthritis could be due to some autoimmune disorder. You need to under investigations for autoimmune causes of arthritis. You should consult a rheumatologist for the exact investigations to be done.
Answered: Sun, 31 Mar 2013
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