Dr Dulcy Rakumakoe
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8 Feb 2021
3:52 pm

Ask the doctor: Arthritis, scrapes and bruises

Dr Dulcy Rakumakoe

Each week, Dr Dulcy answers your health questions.

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Dear doctor Is it possible for a 20 year old to have arthritis and what causes it? Yes it is possible. There are different types of arthritis. The inflammatory one is the one that mostly happens even in children. It can be due to infections or it can be inherited. The degenerative arthritis is the one commonest in older people. There could be joint overuse it it could be work or age related. If you suspect you have it, go see a doctor for him to check your history and for a proper examination. Dear doctor I have a cut...