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What is arthritis

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Torrente
21 years experience Family Medicine
Inflammation: Arthritis is inflammation of a joint or multiple joints. The most common type of arthritis is osteoarthritis which is age related. There are other typ ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Hadfield
12 years experience Podiatry
Cartilage damage: Arthritis is a progressive damage to the cartilage in your joints. It can be cause by several things including wear and tear, rheumatoid arthritis an ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
28 years experience Pathology
joint inflammation: Inflammation of the joints is commonly called arthritis. Can have many different causes and is painful.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Arthritis can lead to:: Bursitis, Painful joints, Spondylolisthesis.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Errol Ozdalga
12 years experience Hospital-based practice
Joint pain: Pain sometimes swelling in any joint caused by inflammation (there are many causes).
A member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Arthritis: Arthritis stands for joint inflammation. There are different types of arthritis and pain is dealt with according to the type of arthritis. There are s ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
It depends: Your question is too nonspecific. It depends on the type of arthritis, the joints involved and the severity of the involvement. The most common sympto ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brandon Macy
40 years experience Podiatry
Osteoarthritis (OA): Is a "wear and tear" arthritis, degeneration of one or more joints. It can have many causes such as an injury, biomechanical abnormalities and more w ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Also known as the --: "Fleeting Arthritis", generally refers to Rheumatic fever, where one joint might the site of symptoms for a while, and then some other. Like it might ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: In the most basic sense, RA is an autoimmune disease characterized by symmetrical inflammation of large and small joints of the upper and lower extrem ... Read More

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