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what is arthritis ?

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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.
Answered on Oct 28, 2013
Dr. Paul Rosen
Specializes in Pediatric Rheumatology
Inflammation: Autoimmune arthritis is when the body attacks the joint lining and causes pain, swelling, and stiffness. There are other forms of arthritis, such as after trauma to the joint.
Answered on Dec 24, 2013
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