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Can you get arthritis from using chopsticks too much?

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Dr. Michael Laccheo
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: Yes

There is some evidence to suggest that chopstick use may be related to the development of osteoarthritis (degenerative, non-inflammatory) but not for rheumatoid arthritis, lupus arthritis, gout or other types of arthritis.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15146419.

In brief: Yes

There is some evidence to suggest that chopstick use may be related to the development of osteoarthritis (degenerative, non-inflammatory) but not for rheumatoid arthritis, lupus arthritis, gout or other types of arthritis.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15146419.
Dr. Michael Laccheo
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Dr. Betty Keller
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: No

No, using chopsticks do not cause arthritis.

In brief: No

No, using chopsticks do not cause arthritis.
Dr. Betty Keller
Dr. Betty Keller
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