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Why is my arthritis so painful?

I am a 45 year old female. I have very painful arthritis. Why is my arthritis so painful?

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I am sorry that you have very painful arthritis. To determine exactly why your arthritis is so painful, however, would require a comprehensive examination performed by someone with experience sufficient to elucidate the underlying process causing that pain. This would include a physical examination and X-rays, and possibly some blood work. Merely assessing this type of pain requires a full blown effort at diagnostic imaging and serum analyses looking for certain markers of inflammation and stress. My most humble suggestion would be for you to
seek out an appropriate local referral to a rheumatologist physician.
Good Luck!

Kenneth D. Candido, M.D.
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