What Is Rheumatoid Arthritis?
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic inflammatory disorder and autoimmune disease that affects the lining of the joints, causing pain, swelling, redness, fever, fatigue and other symptoms. RA typically affects joints in the hands and feet, but can affect other joints as well.Read More
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Rheumatoid Arthritis Q&As
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Can rheumatoid arthritis cause heart disease?
People who have certain autoimmune disorders such as lupus, psoriasis and rheumatoid arthritis are at increased risk for the development heart disease. People who have . . .
- Q Will rheumatoid arthritis (RA) affect my heart?
- Q Can diet or food choices affect rheumatoid arthritis?
- Q What do I need to know about caring for someone with rheumatoid arthritis?
- Q Is rheumatoid arthritis (RA) the same as rheumatic fever?
- Q Will rheumatoid arthritis (RA) erode my joints?
- Q Is Rheumatoid Arthritis an inflammatory disorder?
- Q Can rheumatoid arthritis be mistaken for osteoarthritis?
- Q What are some serious RA complications?
- Q Can rheumatoid arthritis (RA) cause me to lose my voice?
- Q What are possible complications of rheumatic diseases?