Arthritis Medications Biologics Is Arthritis Genetic? Share Pin Email More in Arthritis Medications Biologics Prednisone Methotrexate Corticosteroids Acetaminophen/Tylenol NSAIDs Basics Symptoms Diagnosis Joint Pain Rheumatoid Arthritis Psoriatic Arthritis Gout Ankylosing Spondylitis Types and Conditions Diet and Exercise Natural Treatments Assistive Devices and Mobility Aids Surgery and Research Coping Frequently Asked Questions View All Updated April 21, 2016 Arthritis does have some genetic characteristics, but it is not equal for everyone. While it is possible to pass down, it is not a 100% danger. Learn more about the genetics facts to arthritis in this video. Up Next Up Next Video What Type of Doctor Should I See for Arthritis? Up Next Video Do Repeated Actions Cause Arthritis? Up Next Video Worst Thing You Can Do If You Have Arthritis Up Next Video What's Reactive Arthritis?