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What causes roaming versus regular arthritis?

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Dr. Carlos Kier
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: RA plus others

Migratory arthritis is not uncommon in early RA prior to the onset of chronic disease.
Gout under the right circumstances can be migratory moving from joint to joint. Certain infectious forms of arthritis may be migratory, such as gonorrhea, and viral disease such as parvovirus b19. Psoriatic arthritis can be migratory in the chronic since involving different joints at different times.

In brief: RA plus others

Migratory arthritis is not uncommon in early RA prior to the onset of chronic disease.
Gout under the right circumstances can be migratory moving from joint to joint. Certain infectious forms of arthritis may be migratory, such as gonorrhea, and viral disease such as parvovirus b19. Psoriatic arthritis can be migratory in the chronic since involving different joints at different times.
Dr. Carlos Kier
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Dr. Raymond Wittstadt
Surgery - Hand Surgery

In brief: Many things

Migratory arthritis has several possible causes.
If you have true joint swelling that comes and goes you need to get this checked out. Other causes include infection, gout, rheumatoid arthritis among other causes.

In brief: Many things

Migratory arthritis has several possible causes.
If you have true joint swelling that comes and goes you need to get this checked out. Other causes include infection, gout, rheumatoid arthritis among other causes.
Dr. Raymond Wittstadt
Dr. Raymond Wittstadt
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