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I have joint pain in my hands and feet swollen fingers have

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Hi I have joint pain in my hands and feet swollen fingers have put on a lot of weight and have smelly urine. I am 58 female
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 1 year ago.

Hi there,

This is Dr Basu, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.

I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.

These symptoms must be frustrating.

Autoimmune disorders like lupus, rheumatoid arthritis should be checked first.

Gout or high uric acid is another possibility.

High blood sugar or diabetes, thyroid disorder also should be ruled out.

Kidney and liver disease should be checked.

Have you seen your doctor yet?

Blood tests --metabolic panel, blood count, TSH, free T4, A1c, cortisol, ANA, RA factor, sed rate etc should be ordered.

Best wishes,

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