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Can you develop rheumatoid arthritis overnight?
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Dr. Lali Sekhon
Neurosurgery
In brief: Yes.
Sure. It may just start as achy joints.

In brief: Yes.
Sure. It may just start as achy joints.
Dr. Lali Sekhon
Dr. Lali Sekhon
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Dr. Carlos Kier
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
In brief: Symptoms may.
Acute polyarthritis can rarely develop overnight and is one presentation of RA , more common in elderly patients.
The immune, genetic and enviromental mechanisms which are responsible for RA do not occur overnight, and have been in place for an a significant period of time before the onset of rheumatoid arthritis.

In brief: Symptoms may.
Acute polyarthritis can rarely develop overnight and is one presentation of RA , more common in elderly patients.
The immune, genetic and enviromental mechanisms which are responsible for RA do not occur overnight, and have been in place for an a significant period of time before the onset of rheumatoid arthritis.
Dr. Carlos Kier
Dr. Carlos Kier
Thank
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