A 53-year-old member asked:
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is polymyalgia rheumatica very contagious?

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Dr. Michael Laccheo
14 years experience Rheumatology
No: It's not contagious at all. It is not an infection.
Answered on Aug 20, 2020
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Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
No: Polymyalgia rheumatica is an autoimmune disease, not an infectious disease. It is not contagious.
Answered on Dec 9, 2013

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