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Diagnosed with "arthritis" but not type. Have spurs on lower spine + arthritis in both hip bones and knee pain w/o arth. Could be rheum.Arthritis?

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Dr. Bertrand Kaper
Orthopedic Surgery - Reconstruction
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In brief: Get lab work done

Most common type of arthritis is Osteo-arthritis or "wear and tear" arthritis.
Blood tests can indicate the possibility of rheumatoid arthritis. Any specific concerns, would recommend a consult with a rheumatologist for evaluation.

In brief: Get lab work done

Most common type of arthritis is Osteo-arthritis or "wear and tear" arthritis.
Blood tests can indicate the possibility of rheumatoid arthritis. Any specific concerns, would recommend a consult with a rheumatologist for evaluation.
Dr. Bertrand Kaper
Dr. Bertrand Kaper
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Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: It's possible.

You should see a rheumatologist, who usually run blood tests , to see if you have rheumatoid arthritis.

In brief: It's possible.

You should see a rheumatologist, who usually run blood tests , to see if you have rheumatoid arthritis.
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
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Dr. Martin Morell
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: Rheumatoid

Typically involve peripheral joints (elbow, wrists, hands, feet) and spurs are typical of osteoarthritis.

In brief: Rheumatoid

Typically involve peripheral joints (elbow, wrists, hands, feet) and spurs are typical of osteoarthritis.
Dr. Martin Morell
Dr. Martin Morell
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