• AOIgirl AOIgirl
    February 20, 2010
    Can arthritis go away? yes or no?
    AOIgirl AOIgirl
    February 20, 2010

    yes or no?

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  • Christina Lasich, MD
    Health Pro
    February 21, 2010
    Christina Lasich, MD
    Health Pro
    February 20, 2010

    Arthritis a general term that simply means that the joint is inflammed. Yes, arthritis can go away. Depending on the cause and whether or not the arthritis is treated correctly, arthritis is temporary usually. For example, some forms of arthritis are cause by an infection. With the right antibiotic and treatment, infectious arthritis can go away. The best course of action is to get a more specific diagnosis than "arthritis" and then the treatment pathway might lead to a resolution.

     

    Dr. Christina Lasich, MD


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