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I've become really stiff in my shoulders and legs,

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I've become really stiff in my shoulders and legs, especially where I'm often tense anyway. It wears off a lot as I move about, and some days are a lot better than others. Otherwise I'm pretty robust as far as I know.
JA: What are all your symptoms? Are you taking any medication?
Customer: No medication. No other symptoms, except that since breavement sik years ago I'm a less regular sleeper
JA: Got it. Have you seen a doctor about this?
Customer: No; I've got more faith in your being able to help.
JA: Thank you so much for your time. Finally, is there anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: Not really

Hi. thanks for your query,

How long has this been going on for?

It would also help to know how old are you? male or femae?

Customer: replied 13 days ago.
Two or three months. I'm a 75 year old woman

ok, you might have stiffness related to old age

I'll recommend blood tests to check for inflammation due to conditions like polymyalgia rhuematica

This can cause stiffness in shoulders and legs

This is usually treated with steroids such as Prednisolone tablets for awhile

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