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Inflammation and pain on the artificial hip. Taking ibuprofen. Medication side effect?

I am currently on IBUPROFEN 200mg x 2 three times a day for inflammation of the little sack on my artificial hip, as i have been experiencing a lot of pain in the hip. I have also now noticed that i am starting to get aching knees and wrists, which are both swollen. Is this a side effect of the above mentioned drug? I am also taking one x aspirin (100mg) per day perscribed by my GP. What are your suggestions please?
Asked On : Tue, 19 Mar 2013
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Hi friend,
Welcome to Health Care Magic

You have not stated your personal habits, family history, or co-morbidities, even age or gender...which could influence the diagnosis and outcome...
Why was the hip replacement done?
This could be a part of disease involving several joints, now showing symptoms in other areas...
You need examination by a Rheumatologist / very likely some investigations too...

Take care     
Wishing speedy recovery
God bless
Good luck
Answered: Sun, 28 Jul 2013
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