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What does it mean to have chronic Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)?
Ara Dikranian, MD
San Diego Arthritis Medical Center, San Diego, CA

Date Added: 04/20/13

Chronic RA may refer to the longstanding rheumatoid arthritis. Once someone gets out of the early stages of RA and thatís defined variably, whether itís three months or six months. But certainly anything longer than two years would be considered chronic RA. The longer RA goes undertreated or untreat...
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Ara Dikranian, MD, is a Rheumatologist at the San Diego Arthritis Medical Clinic, a single-specialty private practice in San Diego, California. Dr. Dikranian was board certified in rheumatology in 2000. He completed his medical school at the University of Southern California and Rheumatology training at the University of California San Diego. Dr. Dikranian has practiced rheumatology in the US and abroad since 2000 and is involved in clinical trials dealing with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, lupus, gout, fibromyalgia, osteoporosis and chronic pain.
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