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Posted by: Fahrial | 2010/05/07

positive rheumatoid factor

Im 27, positive for osteopenia and rheumatoid factor. no arthritis but bone pain in arms and legs. When will treatment become necessary?

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Dear Fahria
If your rheumatoid factor is positive, you need to see a specialist physician who treats arthritis.

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Posted by: Fahrial | 2010/05/24

Ive been to see a rheumatologist who said i have nothing to worry about but the pain does become intense in my bones, especially with strain or wet or cold whether. Can my osteopenia be due to a hormonal imbalance and is it reversible?

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Posted by: Healthy Bones | 2010/05/24

Dear Fahria
If your rheumatoid factor is positive, you need to see a specialist physician who treats arthritis.

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