Arthritis Tests in Karnal

Arthritis refers to a particular condition of your body that affects joints and/or the tissues around joints. There are over 100 types of arthritis with each having different indicators & symptoms.

Includes 61 tests



What are the symptoms of arthritis?

Common symptoms of arthritis include:
  • Joint pain
  • Swelling
  • Stiffness
  • Redness

What are the types of Arthritis?

There are many types of arthritis that inflict the human body. Here are a few most common ones.

  • Osteoarthritis (OA): Osteoarthritis is the most common type of arthritis which is known to be chronic in nature. This condition is a result of the breakdown of cartilage in the joints over time so it more commonly impacts older adults.
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA): Rheumatoid Arthritis is a chronic inflammatory disease that happens when the body’s immune system attacks its own tissues. In severe cases, it can affect the body’s organs too.
  • Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis (JRA): Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis is a common type of arthritis that happens in childhood. In this condition, children up to 16 years of age can suffer from joint inflammation & rigidity for at least six weeks.
  • Gout: Gout happens when the uric acid increases in your body. With the increase of Uric acid, joints are blocked by needle-shaped crystals.
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis: This is a chronic disorder that primarily affects the spine, It can cause severe inflammation of the joints between the spine and pelvis.

What are the risk factors associated with arthritis?

  • Family History
  • Age
  • Sex - Women are more likely to meet the condition of rheumatoid arthritis. Gout & some other types of arthritis are commonly seen in men.
  • Previous joint injury
  • Obesity or Overweight

Which Laboratory tests can Help with a Diagnosis of Arthritis?

Blood Tests:

  • Erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR, or sed rate)
  • C-reactive protein (CRP)
  • Rheumatoid factor Test
  • Anti-cyclic Citrullinated Peptide (anti-CCP) Antibodies Test

Imaging tests

  • MRI
  • X-ray
  • Ultrasound