i am a 28 y/o female who recently began having hand and elbow pain when it is rainy outside. i have never experienced this before and the pain does not feel confined necessarily to my joints, although my joints do seem "creaky" and painful to move (ie: my first knuckle on my fingers is painful when i open or close my hands). i don't know what to make of this pain...am i getting arthritis? should i see a doctor? my joints aren't swollen or anything, just painful when it rains. weird.
Arthritis can cause joint pain and many of us feel it is worse when it rains. Because you are in pain and because early diagnosis is ideal, I would suggest you see your doctor to have your hands examined. Please let us know what you find out.
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