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Living With Mixed Connective Tissue Disease

Living With Mixed Connective Tissue Disease

Finding support and maintaining good mental and physical health can help you live well with mixed connective tissue disease. Mixed connective tissue disease (MCTD) is a rare autoimmune disease with symptoms that overlap with several other connective...

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Lumbar Spine Arthritis Symptoms

Lumbar spine arthritis develops in the vertebrae of the lower back, mostly due to wear-and-tear or injury. Learn how it is diagnosed and treated. Arthritis is a common problem of the lumbar spine (the five bones that make up the lower back). While...

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Facet Joint Osteoarthritis Causes and Treatment

Learn about facet joint osteoarthritis, when there is a breakdown of cartilage between the vertebrae causing pain, stiffness and lost back motion. Most often, you hear of hip osteoarthritis or knee osteoarthritis. However, other joints are common...

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What Is Multiple Autoimmune Syndrome?

Learn about multiple autoimmune syndrome, the co-occurrence of at least three autoimmune diseases in the same person. Multiple autoimmune syndrome, by definition, is the combined occurrence of at least three autoimmune diseases in the same person....

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An Overview of Still’s Disease

Still’s disease is a type of inflammatory arthritis that causes fevers, rashes, and inflammation. It mainly affects children but can occur in adults. Still’s disease is a type of inflammatory arthritis that causes fevers, rashes, and...

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An Overview of Inflammatory Polyarthritis

If you have pain in five or more joints, you may have polyarthritis. Learn the most common causes and what it means for your health. Polyarthritis (also known as polyarticular arthritis or inflammatory polyarthritis) is defined as arthritis or joint...

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Why a Leaky Gut Can Be Caused by Arthritis

Some researchers have suggested that leaky gut can be implicated in many diseases, including arthritis. Some researchers have claimed that leaky gut syndrome, or increased intestinal permeability, is implicated in dozens of diseases. The syndrome is...

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What Is Migratory Arthritis?

Learn about migratory arthritis, a pattern of joint involvement rather than a specific type arthritis, and its associated conditions. Migratory arthritis describes a pattern of arthritis symptoms and joint involvement. It is not a type of arthritis,...

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How Is Facet Arthropathy Treated?

Facet arthropathy is caused by facet joints becoming arthritic and painful. Learn about this common cause of low back pain and how it may be treated. The facet joints are found between the vertebrae of each segment of your spinal column....

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Septic Arthritis

Septic arthritis, also known as infectious arthritis, is caused by an infection in a joint. Septic arthritis is an infection in a joint. The infection can be caused by bacteria, viruses, fungi, or parasites. Joint infection caused by fungi or...

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