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Is there a link between Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) and Asthma?
Ara Dikranian, MD
San Diego Arthritis Medical Center, San Diego, CA

Date Added: 04/20/13

There is no direct correlation or link between rheumatoid arthritis and asthma. We should remember that rheumatoid arthritis being a systemic autoimmune disease can affect organs and tissues apart from the joints. One of the areas rheumatoid arthritis can create inflammation is in the lungs, where i...
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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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