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    hopibruin posted:
    ive had a fever,headaches,stomach cramps, and diarrhea all within a week. but now that most of those symptoms have subsided ive been experiencing morning stiffnes in both elbows, my right elbow, and my right ankle. theyve been swollen and red for a little over a week now. ive been prescribed lots of medication for inflammation and some antibiotics. but after reading about rhematoid arthritis.....im afraid i have it. im currently waiting for the test results to come in and im scared. i also wanted to know how long the morning stiffness and swollen joints would last if i didnt have a autoimmune disease. please help
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    Caprice_WebMD_Staff responded:
    Hi Hopibruin,

    It's now a week later... did you get the test results back yet? Are you feeling better? Have your symptoms eased?
    We must let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the one that is waiting for us. ~Joseph Campbell


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