If RA is severe can you have multiple bone erosions in multiple joints causing widespread joint pain and morning stiffness?

Yes. RA can be very brutal and cause bone erosions, pain and stiffness. Get in to see your physician to discuss your treatment options.
Yes. while RA typically can affect certain joints - it certainly can affect multiple joints with morning stiffness If youre only 26 and have this, you should see an ortho or rheumatologist - possible meds.

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