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Arthritis is inflammation of a joint. Symptoms of arthritis may include pain, swelling, redness, warmth, and limitation of movement.
There are over 100 types of arthritis. Three common types are osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and gout.
Last Revised: April 9, 2013
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine & Stanford M. Shoor, MD - Rheumatology
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