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Achy joints and muscles, swelling in my hands with knots on

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achy joints and muscles, swelling in my hands with knots on my wrist. ringing in my ears, burning feet, tired and off balance .
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  Dr. David replied 11 months ago.

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probably the minocycline which helped. antibiotics can often cause decrease inflammation in your body and help with joint aches and pains.

you should see a rheumatology doctor and get testing to see why you are having achy joints and muscles and swelling in your hands.

you could be having bad rheumatoid arthritis or gout or lyme disease which can cause joint aches or another type of autoimmune disorder.

you may need another course of steroids or antibiotics to help decrease inflammation in your body

you may have to eat a diet of more fruits and vegetables to help decrease inflammation in your body.

you could have damage to nerves called neuropathy which can cause burning in your feet

nerve pain medications like neurontin or lyrica could help with burning in your feet

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