Is this rheumatoid arthritis if anticcp?

Not necessarily. A lab test result is generally not a diagnosis. Anti-ccp would support a diagnosis if rheumatoid arthritis along with other diagnostic criteria. It would be prudent to consult your doctor.

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What distinguishes arthritis & rheumatoid arthritis?

None and all . There are more thar 140 types of arthrtis . Arthritis is a general name used to include all diseases that may affect the joints . Rheumatoid arthritis is a specific disease with well defined characteristic , one of the arthrititis. Read more...

Is rheumatoid arthritis curable?

No. Though rheumatoid arthritis is not curable, there are now many treatments that dramatically lessen the symptoms of arthritis. If the disease is treated early enough, there is also a reduced chance of developing joint deformities. Read more...

Is rheumatoid arthritis contagious?

RA NOT contagious. Rheumatoid arthritis is symmetrical inflammatory arthritis, often involving the wrists and first knuckles in the fingers, resulting in redness, swelling, stiffness and pain. Left untreated, rheumatoid arthritis can lead to permanent deformity in joints due to erosion into the bone. There are many successful RA treatments to reduce symptoms and prevent joint damage. RA is not contagious. Read more...

What is juvenile rheumatoid arthritis?

Joint inflammation. The mayo clinic has a great patient education article on the condition: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/juvenile-rheumatoid-arthritis/ds00018. Read more...
Immune dysfunction! Jra (also called jia) for juvenille idiopathic arthritis is a disease of unknown etiology. There are many theories for why it happens, many believe there is a virus responsible. The damage to the joints, pain and stiffness is due to an inappropriate immune response which results in the immune system attacking tissues of the host (patient). Rheumatologists can provide appropriate DX and rx. Read more...
Joint swelling >6wks. Jia/jra - general guide 1. Age of onset <16 yr 2. Arthritis (swelling or excess joint fluid), or 2 or more of these: less than full range of motion, tenderness or pain on motion, ; increased warmth in at least 1 joint 3.Above signs (seen by doc)for > 6wks 4.Type seen in first 6 mo: a.Polyarthritis: ?5 inflamed joints b.Oligoarthritis: 4 or fewer joints c.Systemic -fever, arthritis 5.No other cause. Read more...