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How can I avoid shaking hands without having to always explain the terrible arthritis in some of my fingers?

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Dr. Pierre Moeser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Wave

Give a quick wave and say, " hi, nice to meet (see) you.
I have arthritis and my doctor wants me to avoid shaking hands." repeat, "it's nice to meet (see) you.".

In brief: Wave

Give a quick wave and say, " hi, nice to meet (see) you.
I have arthritis and my doctor wants me to avoid shaking hands." repeat, "it's nice to meet (see) you.".
Dr. Pierre Moeser
Dr. Pierre Moeser
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Dr. Robert Gluck
Surgery - Hand Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Arthritis

Senator bob dole used to carry a pen in his hand to avoid shaking as a result of war injuries.

In brief: Arthritis

Senator bob dole used to carry a pen in his hand to avoid shaking as a result of war injuries.
Dr. Robert Gluck
Dr. Robert Gluck
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