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Is it normal for a teenager to have arthritis?

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Dr. Cornelia Franz
Pediatrics
5 doctors agree

In brief: No

It is actually not "normal" for anyone to have arthritis.
I would be concerned a teenage with arthritis has rheumatoid arthritis. You need to see your physician. Also see a chinese medicine practitioner as both traditional and nontraditional will have a lot to offer. You will need an altered diet as well..No refined flour or sugar, more fresh fruits and veggies. A detailed visit will help.

In brief: No

It is actually not "normal" for anyone to have arthritis.
I would be concerned a teenage with arthritis has rheumatoid arthritis. You need to see your physician. Also see a chinese medicine practitioner as both traditional and nontraditional will have a lot to offer. You will need an altered diet as well..No refined flour or sugar, more fresh fruits and veggies. A detailed visit will help.
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Dr. Nela Cordero
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Joint pains can occur at an early age as part of any disease such as rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, ankylosing spondylitis, infectious arthritis, posttraumatic or bursitis.

In brief: Yes

Joint pains can occur at an early age as part of any disease such as rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, ankylosing spondylitis, infectious arthritis, posttraumatic or bursitis.
Dr. Nela Cordero
Dr. Nela Cordero
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