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Were you looking for more information about Arthritis? Artharitis is a common misspelling of arthritis.
 
Arthritis is a group of conditions involving damage to the joints of the body. Although symptoms vary, depending on the specific type of arthritis, they generally include lasting joint pain, joint swelling, and joint stiffness. To help improve these symptoms, your healthcare provider may recommend that you take certain medications, exercise, follow a proper diet, or have surgery. Some of the more common types of arthritis include gout, rheumatoid arthritis, and osteoarthritis.
 
(Click Arthritis for a more detailed definition of the condition and to find out what causes it, what symptoms may occur, and what treatments are available. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)
 
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