What is the chance I have an autoimmune disease if my dad had arthritis?

Unlikely. The most common arthritis is osteoarthritis. There can be a hereditary component but it is not an auto immune disease.

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Father has psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis, I also have joint pain. Does that mean an autoimmune disease will pass on to my son as well?

Not 100% While your son will have an increased chance, it is not for certain he will have an autoimmune disorder. He has a different mother with different genetics as do you and your father.

My father in law was recently diagnosed with a meningioma as well as sjogren's syndrome. Is there a link between meningiomas and autoimmune diseases?

Not that we know of. First hope your father-in-law gets well, no direct association or causation has been confirmed as of yet, neurosurgeons and rheumatologists would work together in his best interest, good luck.

My mom has an autoimmune disease so what are the chances I could have one?

Here is my take. I do not know statistics regarding non-neurological disorders, but at least in ms, an autoimmune disease, the risk of mother passing to child is no more than 3-5%. So, unlikely that you have a high risk. Ask your mom's doctor to give you the statistics regarding her specifics.

What autoimmune diseases mimic arthritis?

Many cause arthritis. Rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and ankylosing spondylitis commonly cause arthritis. The joints are the target of many autoimmune diseases.

What other autoimmune diseases mimic arthritis?

Rheumatoid. Arthritis can be a manifestation of many auto immune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, vasculitis.

What is the difference between autoimmune diseases and arthritis?

Systemic, Local. Autoimmune arthritis diseases can include inflammation of the joints, connective and soft tissues as well as involvement any part of the body. Osteoarthritis, is caused by degeneration of the joints and localized to certain part of the body. The from arthritis is gradual have to do with activity, the other the onset could be sudden and involve many areas of the body.