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muscle/joint pain and the mumps?

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  • Posted By: purplebot
  • February 20, 2011
  • 02:43 PM

Hello, I have the mumps and have been home sick in bed for the last 2 weeks. In the past few days I have started having a lot of pain and stiffness in my wrist, fingers and ankles. It feels like what I imagine arthritus would feel like, but I am only 30 yrs old. I know that stiffness in the neck is a symptom of the mumps, but haven't found any info about wrist, fingers and ankles. Should I get this checked out? Could I have something else?

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  • Hello, I have the mumps and have been home sick in bed for the last 2 weeks. In the past few days I have started having a lot of pain and stiffness in my wrist, fingers and ankles. It feels like what I imagine arthritus would feel like, but I am only 30 yrs old. I know that stiffness in the neck is a symptom of the mumps, but haven't found any info about wrist, fingers and ankles. Should I get this checked out? Could I have something else?I have fifths disease and I will be 30 yrs old next month. Fifths disease causes your joints to swell and ache. I am in so much pain. Ask your Dr. for a few blood tests to rule out other causes. Do you have a rash? Some cases of fifths disease also have rashes.
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    • February 25, 2011
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