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If I test negative on the arthritis test does that mean that I will never get arthritis?

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Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
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In brief: No

There is no blood or urine test to diagnose osteoarthritis.
A large number of pts with rheumatoid arthritis are sero-negative (test negative). There are many other arthritis ( reactive, psoriatic etc) that have no specific test.

In brief: No

There is no blood or urine test to diagnose osteoarthritis.
A large number of pts with rheumatoid arthritis are sero-negative (test negative). There are many other arthritis ( reactive, psoriatic etc) that have no specific test.
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine
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In brief: No

Negative testing does not give you a clean slate as far as developing arthritis down the road.

In brief: No

Negative testing does not give you a clean slate as far as developing arthritis down the road.
Dr. Luis Villaplana
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