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Rheumatoid Arthritis Doctor Visit Guide: Getting Started

Getting early, aggressive treatment for RA greatly boosts your chances of remission from RA symptoms.

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Medically reviewed in April 2021

If you have rheumatoid arthritis (RA), it may affect many areas of your life. RA causes joint pain and fatigue, makes daily tasks difficult, and can take a toll on your entire body. Getting early, aggressive treatment for RA—and working closely with your doctor—greatly boosts your chances of remission from RA symptoms.

Use this printable guide to plan a meaningful conversation with your rheumatologist and get the care you need.

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