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What's the difference between rheumatoid and degenerative arthritis?

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Dr. David Tambor
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In brief: Cause of inflammatio

Ra is an auto immune disease.
The body actually attacks itself. It is typically degenerative . "degenerative"arthritis ( assuming it is osteoarthritis), is typically a result of either a single accute trauma to a joint or a long chronic wear and tear on a joint.

In brief: Cause of inflammatio

Ra is an auto immune disease.
The body actually attacks itself. It is typically degenerative . "degenerative"arthritis ( assuming it is osteoarthritis), is typically a result of either a single accute trauma to a joint or a long chronic wear and tear on a joint.
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