I've been having dull pain on the inside of my forearms right above my elbows. It doesn't feel like the joint, but the muscle right above the joint. When I bend my elbow and contract the muscle it is uncomfortable. I have also been experiencing the same kind of pain behind both knees, more the lower thigh than right behind the kneecap. I've been under a lot of stress lately but these symptoms are unusual for stress for me. My doctor recommended I go to a neurologist due to some numbness in the left arm and hand and problems opening my eyes for a few seconds in the morning. Had an MRI tha seemed normal, but the symptoms warrant further work-up. I have an appt.in a month. The arm could be carpal tunnel, or the arm/leg issue could be fibromyalgia, my Dr. says. Motrin seems to help. But just wondering if I should be doing something else. My sister has lupus and she keeps pushing me to be tested for that. But I don't seem to have any other symptoms of lupus. I also wonder if I have a pinched nerve in my neck that could explain the numbness in my arm. But the muscle pain in inner arms and behind knees still concerns me. Any ideas?
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