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Coagulation factors and rheumatoid arthritis

A doctor once explained to me that elevated values of factor XIII and van Willebrand factor can be caused by rheumatoid arthritis. I didn't get around to asking back then, but is that something ...
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Anyone with gout got off of alloupurinol?

Gout is caused due to the crystalization of high uric acid and the body no being able to eliminate it ( mostly it comes at old age ). Alloupurinol is a wonderful drug that helps but its a longterm ...
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rheumatoid arthritis and air conditioned environment

Can sitting in air conditioned environment ( like office ) for prolonged periods ( years ) cause joint pains ( rheumatoid arthritis )
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Alternative to Actemra 400 mg

There is a little bit of Panic for Actemra 400 mg Injection in India these days but I see that Actemra 162 mg is available. If in an unfortunate situation one cannot find Actemra 400mg dose can ...
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Is there a correlation between arthritis and diastolic blood pressure?

Is there a correlation between arthritis and diastolic blood pressure? i.e if diastolic is high you get arthritic symptoms or vice versa.
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Why/How does the change in weather trigger arthritic pain and migraines?

There is that old wives' tales: "I can feel it (storm coming) in my bones." But I actually find, at least for me, that this is somewhat accurate. What is it about the change in the weather that causes ...
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Inflammation markers to reveal source of thigh bone pain (symmetrical rheumatoid arthritis?)

What aside from physical injury could explain pain in the upper/posterior part of the leg (thigh bone), more pronounced on the right side but that also exists as pain on the left side? The pain ...