August 15, 2018

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I’m a 48 year old male I woke up with

Patient: I’m a 48 year old male. I woke up with left arm hurting down to fingers. Now fingers are swollen and around knee areas. Have some numbness and tingling in left fingers.



Doctor: Hello,Thank you for your query at AskTheDoctor.comI understand your concern.This will need further investigatio ns to rule out arthritis. I will advise CBC, ESR, CRP, RA Factor, and you can follow up with your family physician.Hope this was helpful,Regards.



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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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