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What can I do to treat rheumatism?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
3 doctors agree

In brief: 100's of types

There are over 100 diagnoses that cause "rheumatism, " an older generic term for joint aches and pain.
Treatments vary with diagnosis. If you have "rheumatism, " ask your pcp or see a rheumatologist for specific dx.

In brief: 100's of types

There are over 100 diagnoses that cause "rheumatism, " an older generic term for joint aches and pain.
Treatments vary with diagnosis. If you have "rheumatism, " ask your pcp or see a rheumatologist for specific dx.
Dr. Thomas Namey
Dr. Thomas Namey
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Dr. John Goldman
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
2 doctors agree

In brief: What and Where

Rheumatism can mean a lot of different things.
You can be aching in your joints, in your muscles, in your bursas or your tendons. If there is joint swelling it could be arthritis, but we need a lot more information before we can focus. Rheumatism in general means aches and pains - but we need to know exactly what and where to clarify what is happening.

In brief: What and Where

Rheumatism can mean a lot of different things.
You can be aching in your joints, in your muscles, in your bursas or your tendons. If there is joint swelling it could be arthritis, but we need a lot more information before we can focus. Rheumatism in general means aches and pains - but we need to know exactly what and where to clarify what is happening.
Dr. John Goldman
Dr. John Goldman
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