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I have diverticulitis. I get mouth ulcers from time to time.

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Hello I have diverticulitis. I get mouth ulcers from time to time. I have arthritis in my knees and hands. When I get an upset stomach which at time can be often my knees seem to be painful. I’ve developed a bad back which is in the left side top of the buttock. Could this also be arthritis? Thank you
JA: How long has this been bothering you? Are you experiencing any vomiting or nausea?
Customer: On some occasions I feel sick usually in the morning
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I do take lithium venlafaxine aripiprazole for bipolar

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Sorry to hear about all this

Yes it could be arthritis

And it is possible that you may have an inflammatory bowel disease and arthritis can be an extra-articular manifestation

Similarly oral ulcers can also occur with inflammatory bowel disease

Your doctor must give it a thought and evaluate you on this line

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