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What is arthritis?
10 doctors weighed in

Dr. David Tuckman
Surgery - Hand Surgery
6 doctors agree
In brief: Inflammation
Arthritis is inflammation within a joint.
The most common type is osteoarthritis which is a wear and tear arthritis. Another is rheumatoid arthritis which is an autoimmune problem where the body attacks its own tissues. The common syptoms of arthritis is pain, swelling and stiffness in the affected joint.

In brief: Inflammation
Arthritis is inflammation within a joint.
The most common type is osteoarthritis which is a wear and tear arthritis. Another is rheumatoid arthritis which is an autoimmune problem where the body attacks its own tissues. The common syptoms of arthritis is pain, swelling and stiffness in the affected joint.
Dr. David Tuckman
Dr. David Tuckman
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Dr. Jason Torrente
Family Medicine
4 doctors agree
In brief: Inflammation
Arthritis is inflammation of a joint or multiple joints.
The most common type of arthritis is osteoarthritis which is age related. There are other types of arthritis usually due to an autoimmune disorder like lupus or an infection like lyme disease.

In brief: Inflammation
Arthritis is inflammation of a joint or multiple joints.
The most common type of arthritis is osteoarthritis which is age related. There are other types of arthritis usually due to an autoimmune disorder like lupus or an infection like lyme disease.
Dr. Jason Torrente
Dr. Jason Torrente
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