Last updated: May 2020
Following a sudden onset, disabling rib and back caused by a bacterial infection I started having severe wrist pain in my right wrist. Followed by the left wrist then both ankles. This happened in March of 2015. Rf CCP ESR were negative so I could not get in to a rheumatologist for 6 months. My primary doctor had an MRI done of wrist. It showed synovitis in all carpal joints. I was in to rheumatologist in 2 weeks. First diagnosis June 2015 was poly arthritis. In July of 2016 it was changed to seronegative rheumatoid arthritis of multiple joints.
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