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Does arthritis respond to medication or not?

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Dr. Marvin Den
Internal Medicine

In brief: Yes, but

There are various forms of arthritis and the treatment may be different depending on the form.

In brief: Yes, but

There are various forms of arthritis and the treatment may be different depending on the form.
Dr. Marvin Den
Dr. Marvin Den
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In brief: Yes

It may take trying several different medications but they can help arthritis.

In brief: Yes

It may take trying several different medications but they can help arthritis.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Family Medicine

In brief: Depends

There are different kinds of arthritis.
Osteoarthritis is more common. Medications do not help the arthritis, but help manage the symptoms. In rheumatoid arthritis, there are medications that can help the arthritis and delay its progression. A rheumatologist is the best person to consult for this.

In brief: Depends

There are different kinds of arthritis.
Osteoarthritis is more common. Medications do not help the arthritis, but help manage the symptoms. In rheumatoid arthritis, there are medications that can help the arthritis and delay its progression. A rheumatologist is the best person to consult for this.
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
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