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Can a blood test alone determine if I have arthritis?

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Dr. Michael Laccheo
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: No.

There are many types of arthritis.
None of them are diagnosed by a blood test alone.

In brief: No.

There are many types of arthritis.
None of them are diagnosed by a blood test alone.
Dr. Michael Laccheo
Dr. Michael Laccheo
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Dr. Betty Keller
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: No

A blood test alone cannot determine wether you have arthritis or not.
The diagnosis of arthritis is based on history, physical exam, laboratory tests, and x-rays.

In brief: No

A blood test alone cannot determine wether you have arthritis or not.
The diagnosis of arthritis is based on history, physical exam, laboratory tests, and x-rays.
Dr. Betty Keller
Dr. Betty Keller
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