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Paddy McGuinness: I've got arthritis at 44

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Paddy McGuinness has revealed he has arthritis in his shoulder at the age of 44.

The Take Me Out host posted a picture on Instagram on Tuesday after having treatment for the condition.

The star told his 556,000 followers he had received an ultrasound steroid injection in his right shoulder the previous day.

The selfie showed the comedian pointing to a large plaster on his shoulder as he rested at home.

McGuinness’ celebrity friends offered him support – including singer Olly Murs and former England footballer Jamie Redknapp, who replied to the post: “Still looking good though pal. See you Friday big man.”

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Paddy McGuinness sharing a joke with Jamie Redknapp during Soccer Aid

It comes after the TV presenter took part in Sunday’s Soccer Aid, raising money for Unicef. The 44-year old was on the winning team – although he missed a crucial spot-kick when the match went to a penalty shoot-out.

McGuinness showed no sign of injury during the game, which featured both Murs and Redknapp as well as Robbie Williams, Usain Bolt and Eric Cantona.

Arthritis is a condition that causes pain and inflammation in joints, and affects around 10 million people of all ages in the UK – including some children.

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