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Does arthritis always show up in blood work cause I do have narrowing in neck bones and my legs have creeky/snap?
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Dr. Michio Abe
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: No
There are different types of arthritis.
The most common kind is osteoarthritis or degenerative joint disease, which does not show up in blood work. If you are talking about something like rheumatoid arthritis, certain blood tests can support the diagnosis.

In brief: No
There are different types of arthritis.
The most common kind is osteoarthritis or degenerative joint disease, which does not show up in blood work. If you are talking about something like rheumatoid arthritis, certain blood tests can support the diagnosis.
Dr. Michio Abe
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Dr. Michael Laccheo
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
There are many different types of "arthritis".
Many usually have normal blood work.

In brief: Yes
There are many different types of "arthritis".
Many usually have normal blood work.
Dr. Michael Laccheo
Dr. Michael Laccheo
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