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stiff aching joints, leaving bruising help whats wrong with me

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  • Posted By: carolandpaddy
  • July 26, 2009
  • 11:02 PM

ive had stiff aching joints for around 4 weeks now ive been tested for artheritus and gout but tests are clear im realy worried now as im getting worse even had trouble getting out of bed twice in the last week as its too painful to turn over to get up started in my elbow that i had broken in march then stiffness and pain went to my toe then my thumb ,opposite elbow,ankle shoulders and sides, wrists have been realy sore this week and im getting bruising aroung both my wrists and elbows what is wrong with me please someone help

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  • ive had stiff aching joints for around 4 weeks now ive been tested for artheritus and gout but tests are clear im realy worried now as im getting worse even had trouble getting out of bed twice in the last week as its too painful to turn over to get up started in my elbow that i had broken in march then stiffness and pain went to my toe then my thumb ,opposite elbow,ankle shoulders and sides, wrists have been realy sore this week and im getting bruising aroung both my wrists and elbows what is wrong with me please someone help, im only 34yrs old and im normaly fit and healthy
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  • sounds like you may have rheumatic fever. My sister had all the same symptoms when she was about 13 and that's what the doctor said she had. Please ask you doctor to test you for it because it can cause heart problems if untreated.
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