Can thrombocytosis cause rheumatoid arthritis?
It is more like the other way around Rheumatoid arthritis is one of a considerable number of disease that can cause thrombocytosis.
No. There are many different forms of arthritis. (and rheumatoid arthritis is one of them). Most of which get their name as a result of their effect on joints. However rheumatoid arthritis RA is a form of arthritis which is an autoimmune disease and a disease in its own right. It must be noted however that the cause for Rheumatoid arthritis is as yet not known and that flareups in the disease can often coincide…
The exact cause for Rheumatoid arthritis is not known however there seems to be no known connection between Spina Bifida and Rheumatoid arthritis. Spina Bifida seems to be caused by a deficiency of folic acid during pregnancy, while arthritis is an auto-immune disease. As people age, though, they are prone to developing arthritis in overused joints.
RA is rheumatoid arthritis. Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease in which the immune system attacks and destroys the joints. Lupus is an autoimmune disease that can affect virtually any part of the body. Lupus does not destroy joints, but it does cause pain and inflammation. Rheumatoid arthritis does not cause lupus, but it is common to have more than one autoimmune disease in overlap.
There is not difference between arthritis and rheumatoid. Rheumatoid arthritis is a form of arthritis. There is a difference between osteoarthritis (the main form of arthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Osteoarthritis is caused by wear and tear or trauma to a joint. Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease where your immune system begins to attack your joints.
Yes it can affect your lungs. In fact, lt. The most common lung problems associated with rheumatoid arthritis include: Rheumatoid arthritis can cause inflammation of the lining of the lungs (pleurisy). and this can cause sharp pain while breathing. Fluid May accumulate around the lungs as a result of inflammation of the lining of the lungs. (pleural effusion). This accumulation can cause shortness of breath.
Arthritis comes in over a hundred different forms. However when referring to rheumatoid arthritis a blood test is done the checks for rheumatoid factor (RF). In about 70to 80% of cases rheumatoid arthritis will be accompanied by a positive RF. However in the rest of the cases where all indicators point to Rheumatoid arthritis and where no RF is found it is referred to a seronegative rheumatoid arthritis.