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Does arthritis get worse when it's cold out?
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Dr. Rajeev Pandarinath
Sports Medicine
In brief: Cold Joints
While your cartilage thickness does not change with the weather, arthritis sufferers often complain of increased pain with cold or rainy weather.

In brief: Cold Joints
While your cartilage thickness does not change with the weather, arthritis sufferers often complain of increased pain with cold or rainy weather.
Dr. Rajeev Pandarinath
Dr. Rajeev Pandarinath
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Dr. Betty Keller
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
In brief: Possibly
Some people feel that cold weather makes their symptoms worse.

In brief: Possibly
Some people feel that cold weather makes their symptoms worse.
Dr. Betty Keller
Dr. Betty Keller
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