What Is Arthritis?
Arthritis is a condition marked by joint inflammation. It typically causes pain, stiffness, fatigue and swelling, and it can affect any joint in the body. There are more than 100 types of arthritis, but the most common are osteoarthritis (OA), rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and gout. The more you understand about arthritis, the better you can work with your doctor to be treated effectively.
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What are the different types of arthritis?
he different types of arthritis are classified into three broad categories. The first type is osteoarthritis, the most common type . . .
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