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Can rheumatoid arthritis (RA) go into remission?

Rheumatoid arthritis can indeed go into remission, and very often does with treatment. Many people who are treated go on to live without joint pain, swelling, stiffness or fatigue, or at least their symptoms are tremendously reduced. The earlier treatment is begun, the more likely one is to experience remission.

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