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burning sensation on my knees and tingling and numbness?

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I am 21 years old, female 5'6 and 115 pounds.
I've been having these burning sensation on my knees and these tingling and numbness in my legs and arm its been going on for about two weeks. before the knee pain began I had burning sensation on my groin for about a week. I do not exercise at all, didn't do any exersice recently. the pains seems to be getter worse but it not unbearable. it gets better after I wake up from sleep but the feeling comes soon after I awake. I was recently treated for chlamydia and was put on doxcycline thats all the medical history i can think of.. I was also in extreme stress and was feeling anxiety for about a month.. I don't know what doctor to go see...


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replied October 18th, 2011
Arthritis Answer A27813
Hello and welcome to e health forum.

From the description provided, it does seem that your issues of numbness and burning and joint pains could be of a inflammatory nature.

You might benefit by taking anti inflammatory medications like Advil or motrin for a few days , to control the symptoms.

In addition, consulting your doctor for a few blood tests to rule out conditions like rheumatoid arthritis might be essential.




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