A 47-year-old member asked:
Is wrist pain a symptom rheumatoid arthritis?
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Dr. Michele Arnold answered
21 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Wrist pain: Rheumatoid arthritis can indeed cause joint pain in the wrist. However, there are many causes of wrist pain: osteoarthritis (degenerative wear-and-tear arthritis), tendinitis, bony abnormalities (keinbock's disease, scaphoid stress fracture), carpal tunnel syndrome, cartilage abnormalities, capsulitis, intersection syndrome, dequervain's tenosynovitis, and still many others. Your doctor can help.
Answered on May 8, 2019
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