Could You Have Arthritis?

Are You Experiencing Arthritis Symptoms?

Updated October 06, 2016

1. Have you experienced persistent pain in one or more of your joints?

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4. Do you have one or more swollen joints?

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8. Have you noticed any joint deformity, especially of the hands or feet?

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9. Do you remember falling recently or sustaining an injury which may have affected the joint?

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11. Have you been experiencing excessive fatigue since your joint symptoms began?

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Could You Have Arthritis?

You got: You may have arthritis.

I got You may have arthritis.. Could You Have Arthritis?
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You have a significant number of the signs and symptoms that are associated with arthritis. Joint pain, joint swelling, joint stiffness, decreased range of motion, and redness or warmth around the affected joint are typically associated with common forms of arthritis. But, other conditions can cause those symptoms. Consult your doctor for a professional evaluation and physical examination.

An early, accurate diagnosis is essential for people with arthritis. For some forms of arthritis, early diagnosis leads to early treatment which is imperative for bringing the disease under control, slowing disease progression, and preventing permanent joint damage and disability. Diagnosing arthritis is complicated. There are over 100 types of arthritis, with about a dozen of those being more common. So, "you may have arthritis" is not a diagnosis, Your diagnostician must determine the type of arthritis you have, and it is important for you to know and learn about your type of arthritis.

THIS TOOL DOES NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE. It is intended for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for professional medical consultation, diagnosis or treatment.

Could You Have Arthritis?

You got: You have several signs and symptoms associated with arthritis.

I got You have several signs and symptoms associated with arthritis.. Could You Have Arthritis?
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Your score indicates that you have several signs and symptoms that are typically associated with arthritis. Joint pain, joint swelling, joint stiffness, decreased range of motion, and a family history of arthritis are just a few of the signs and symptoms associated with common forms of arthritis. For a thorough examination, consult your doctor. An early, accurate diagnosis is essential. 

There are over 100 types of arthritis, some of which are more common than others. Some types of arthritis have overlapping symptoms, making diagnosis more difficult. Your doctor will consider your medical history, physical examination, blood test results, and imaging studies to help formulate the diagnosis.The pattern of joint involvement is another characteristic that helps determine the type of arthritis.

Joint pain can be caused by other conditions, including joint injury, joint infection, and a tumor around a joint. Arthritis is just one possible cause of joint pain.

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Could You Have Arthritis?

You got: You have few to no signs and symptoms associated with arthritis.

I got You have few to no signs and symptoms associated with arthritis.. Could You Have Arthritis?
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Your score indicates that you have few to no signs and symptoms that are typically associated with common forms of arthritis. Usual arthritis symptoms include joint pain, joint swelling, joint stiffness, and decreased range of motion. If you are experiencing joint problems, consult your doctor for a thorough examination and accurate diagnosis.

Arthritis is just one possible cause of joint pain. Joint injury, joint infection, and a tumor near the joint also can cause joint pain and mimic arthritis symptoms.

THIS TOOL DOES NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE. It is intended for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for professional medical consultation, diagnosis or treatment.

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