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I have artheritis in my lower back. Can the cold and damp weather bother my back and make it hurt.?

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Yes

Weather changes effect arthritis , cold weather , damp weather also have bad effect on this condition .
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In brief: Yes

Weather changes effect arthritis , cold weather , damp weather also have bad effect on this condition .
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: Wrong. Pressure/pain

Joseph hollander, md, demonstrated that fall in barometric pressure was associated with increased pain, not humidity or rain per se, although a fall in BP usually prececeds precipitation.
It is neither tempurature or humidity. Yes, pts with arthritis can be "weathermen.".

In brief: Wrong. Pressure/pain

Joseph hollander, md, demonstrated that fall in barometric pressure was associated with increased pain, not humidity or rain per se, although a fall in BP usually prececeds precipitation.
It is neither tempurature or humidity. Yes, pts with arthritis can be "weathermen.".
Dr. Thomas Namey
Dr. Thomas Namey
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Dr. Michio Abe
Internal Medicine

In brief: Arthritis & weather

Although there is no strong scientific evidence that weather changes universally affect arthritis symptoms, it is very common for arthritis patients to feel more pain in the cold and damp weather. There may be potential connections between atmospheric conditions (temperature, barometric pressure, and humidity) and arthritic pain.

In brief: Arthritis & weather

Although there is no strong scientific evidence that weather changes universally affect arthritis symptoms, it is very common for arthritis patients to feel more pain in the cold and damp weather. There may be potential connections between atmospheric conditions (temperature, barometric pressure, and humidity) and arthritic pain.
Dr. Michio Abe
Dr. Michio Abe
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