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What causes sudden joint pain in elbows?

i have sudden onset joint pain in my elbows and especially my knees with a golf ball sized lump behind my knees in the AM which goes down with massage or moving around. I also recently had exposure to several ticks on me but was not actually bitten as far as I know
Mon, 29 Jun 2015
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I really appreciate your concern, such skin lesion or skin manifestation may be likely due to collagen disease and this is the auto immune responsive phenomenon it may be self limiting so no need to worry about it, but condition need to be confirmed, hope this information helps take care and have a nice day.
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