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If my family has rheumatoid arthritis in the wrists and hands, does this mean I have a higher chance of having foot arthritis?
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Dr. Robert Mihalich
Orthopedic Surgery - Foot & Ankle
6 doctors agree
In brief: Possibly
Rheumatoid arthritis is a systemic disease that can affect any joint in the body.
It does tend to run in families so if you have any symptoms, i would recommend testing.

In brief: Possibly
Rheumatoid arthritis is a systemic disease that can affect any joint in the body.
It does tend to run in families so if you have any symptoms, i would recommend testing.
Dr. Robert Mihalich
Dr. Robert Mihalich
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Dr. David Bloome
Orthopedic Surgery
In brief: Maybe
If you are diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis, the foot joints and ankle can be affected.
If you are having any pain or swelling in your joints, a rheumatology work up may be beneficial.

In brief: Maybe
If you are diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis, the foot joints and ankle can be affected.
If you are having any pain or swelling in your joints, a rheumatology work up may be beneficial.
Dr. David Bloome
Dr. David Bloome
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