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Arthritis
Arthritis
50% of adults 65 years or older report having a diagnosis of arthritis. Arthritis is an inflammation of one or more joints, resulting in pain, swelling, stiffness, and limited movement. There are over 100 different types of arthritis.
Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common joint disorder.
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Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a long-term disease that leads to inflammation of the joints and...
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Septic arthritis is inflammation of a joint due to a bacterial infection other than gonorrhea (joint infection due to gonorrhea has...
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Gout is a type of arthritis caused by too much uric acid in the blood. When the concentration of uric acid gets too high, sharp urate...
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Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA) is a term used to describe a common type of arthritis in children. It is a long-term (chronic) disease...
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Psoriatic arthritis is an arthritis that is often associated with psoriasis of the skin.
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Felty syndrome is a rare disorder that involves rheumatoid arthritis, a swollen spleen, decreased white...
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Chondromalacia patella is the softening and degeneration of the tissue (cartilage) underneath the...
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Learn about Osteoarthritis, treatments and lifestyle choices that may reduce the severity of arthritis...
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Be your own pain advocate. Here are seven tips for talking to your doctor about pain.
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Joints are the parts of your body where your bones meet. Joint pain refers to discomfort, aches, and soreness in any of the body's...
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