A 31-year-old member asked:
What are the name of the tests used to diagnose rheumatoid arthritis?
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Rheumatology 25 years experience
RF and CCP: The most important element in diagnosing rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is your history. The duration of your symptoms and pattern of joint involvement are important. Having someone experienced in examining your joints is critical. Although the blood tests (rheumatoid factor and anti-CCP antibodies), can help make a diagnosis, they must be interpreted in the context of your symptoms and exam.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Are there good tests for rheumatoid arthritis?
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Dr. Michael Laccheoanswered
Rheumatology 15 years experience
6.2k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Jan 5, 2015
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