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Arthritis – Additional Tests

November 24, 2021


Routine follow-up examination with your doctor is important to monitor disease progression and modify the treatment. If you have inflammatory arthritis, you are on medication, your doctor will need intermittent blood testing to monitor for any side effects. Repeat x-rays of the involved joint could help guide on the effectiveness of the treatment. A newer modality called ultrasound has proven to be helpful to monitor your disease progression.

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