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What causes joint pain along with fever and swelling in the knees?

Sir I suffered shifted Joint pains wrist ,legs,hands,shoulders,palms,feet and hips of both sides) only one part in a day with mild fever from 19 th july 2017 .Prior to that i used walk and doing Yoga& Pranayams(with padmasanam for 20 mts.) @45 mts.each regularly.Suddenly what happend I don t know onj 16 th july 2017 I went to Sheep hut to have some work and returned.On 17 th July I felt wrist pain in Right hand and pain gone in the morning with out any treatment consulted.Next day i suffered from knee pain with swelling inn left leg .I consulted Ortho.Doctor who suspected Viral Arthrities and prescibed medicicine for 10 days.during treatment also I sufferd pain in right knee with swelling and automatically/due to using of tabs.getting relief from pain .Then every day evening I used to suffer from pain in shoulders,hands,legs,hips ,palms,wrists ,feet.,shoulders etc.After using medicine for 10 days there is some relief and felt weakness.I consulted Physician who on 3 rd Aug 2017 who adviced to get Complete Blood (CBP ) test.In that test it is observed some hike in MCV,MCH and MCHC .Then Dr.suggested to get Serum B12 test.Got the test and observed B12 count 89 ,it is low Dr.prisribed Methyl Cobal inj.daily for 3 dyas ,weekly for 8 weeks and monthly for 12 months.Accordingly treatment started from 8 th aug 2017.During treatment period also I suffered Joint pains .Then I consulted Neuro physician he presribed medicine for 10 days and suggested to consult Rheumotologist if symptoms persists still.even after 10 days i suffered with joint pains.I consulted Rheumatologist .She suggested to get Rh.Profile-2 test,in the test it was found IgMRF +ve.She presribd 1.tabs.Osteoflex 2.Gemcal @Twice a day each and Physical exercise and adviced to come after one month with Anti CCP test.Accordingly after using tabs.for 1 month and got test ,in the test it was found -ve.She prescribed the same treatment for 3 months and stopped taking medicine and continue physical exercise.During this treatment also I suffered pains with out swelling in both palms ie back side of palms.Then i consulted Rheumatologist in another Hospital.He diagnosed as Palindromic Rheumatism and gave treatment for 3 months.Now from one month after this treatment i did not get any pain.Now my quetion is what is the reason for this dieses,can I become normal and do walking and Yoga regularly and one more clarification required that it is observed some creak sound both in knees and hands also some time.So please suggest me whether I become free from creak sound and I should continue using of tabs.Osteoflex and Gemcal.
Wed, 11 Jul 2018
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The symptoms that you have described are likely to be related to arthritis.

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What causes joint pain along with fever and swelling in the knees?

Hello and Welcome to ‘Ask A Doctor’ service. I have reviewed your query and here is my advice. The symptoms that you have described are likely to be related to arthritis. Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.