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.com I 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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