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I know that smoking is a strong risk factor for osteoporosis. Does smoking also make me more likely to develop arthritis?

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Dr. John Goldman
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes it can

Smoking in a genetically susceptible person can cause rheumatoid arthritis.
Smoking has also be associated with arthritis of the spine smoking can also cause a variety of health problems including heart disease, lung disease and cancer. Why do you smoke?

In brief: Yes it can

Smoking in a genetically susceptible person can cause rheumatoid arthritis.
Smoking has also be associated with arthritis of the spine smoking can also cause a variety of health problems including heart disease, lung disease and cancer. Why do you smoke?
Dr. John Goldman
Dr. John Goldman
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Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care

In brief: Yes

Smoking is bad for a lot of things.

In brief: Yes

Smoking is bad for a lot of things.
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
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Dr. Kevin Daus
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Smoking

The risks and negative health aspects of tobacco use and secondhand smoke, both known and unknown, are numerous.
It is related to arthritis.

In brief: Smoking

The risks and negative health aspects of tobacco use and secondhand smoke, both known and unknown, are numerous.
It is related to arthritis.
Dr. Kevin Daus
Dr. Kevin Daus
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