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Diffuse Pain

Based on your answers, some of the most likely causes of your joint pain include polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR), rheumatoid arthritis, a viral infection, or fibromyalgia. There are other possibilities, however, and more than one condition could be present to explain your symptoms.

While over-the-counter pain medicines and rest, balanced with exercise, may be helpful, it is important that you see a physician to evaluate these symptoms.

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