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Gouty arthritis is caused by high level of uric acid in the blood. What causes rheumatism?

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Dr. Brandon Macy
Podiatry
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In brief: Rheumatoid Arthritis

Is of an unknown cause.
There may be a genetic or autoimmune issue, but the actual cause isn't known.

In brief: Rheumatoid Arthritis

Is of an unknown cause.
There may be a genetic or autoimmune issue, but the actual cause isn't known.
Dr. Brandon Macy
Dr. Brandon Macy
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Dr. Randy Lisch
Podiatry

In brief: Rheumatic factor

High levels of rheumatic factor, with an increased sedimentation rate, and a possible high ANA will typically cause rheumatism.
This is more of a congenital breakdown of the joints.

In brief: Rheumatic factor

High levels of rheumatic factor, with an increased sedimentation rate, and a possible high ANA will typically cause rheumatism.
This is more of a congenital breakdown of the joints.
Dr. Randy Lisch
Dr. Randy Lisch
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