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Causes of Arthritis
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Causes of arthritis

The exact cause of any of the different types of arthritis is not known.


Research suggests that injury to a joint can result in osteoarthritis, but it could also be from other reasons.


Rheumatoid arthritis

Some research suggests that a genetic problem may be the cause of rheumatoid arthritis, when it is triggered and results in this condition, but research is not sure.


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  Last reviewed: 3 January 2009 || Last updated: 8 February 2009


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Disclaimer: This guide is not intended to be used for diagnostic or prescriptive purposes. For any treatment or diagnosis of illness, please see your doctor.


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