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what are the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis. ?

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Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Early: symptoms are pain and swelling of small joints, usually in the morning. You need to have confirmatory blood tests for accurate diagnosis. Get to a doctor if there is any question, because there are many treatment options.
Answered on May 28, 2015
Dr. Samantha Maplethorpe
21 years experience Family Medicine
RA: Classically painful stiff joints usually in the morning that improve over the day.
Answered on Apr 28, 2018
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