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What is rheumatoid polyarthritis like?
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
In brief: Inflammation
Ra is an inflammatory arthritis involving large and small joint often in a symmetrical pattern.
There should be swelling, stiffness and joint tenderness.

In brief: Inflammation
Ra is an inflammatory arthritis involving large and small joint often in a symmetrical pattern.
There should be swelling, stiffness and joint tenderness.
Dr. Ronald Krauser
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Dr. Jeffrey Miller
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
In brief: Joints painful
Soft tissue swelling and pain and stiffness of multiple moints usually involving small hand and finger joints , wrists, elbows, shoulders, hipsknees ankles and feet, lasting more than 6 weeks.
Occasional lumps on elbows, usually warmth as well. Current treatment is very effective in alleviting most if not allof the signs and symptoms.

In brief: Joints painful
Soft tissue swelling and pain and stiffness of multiple moints usually involving small hand and finger joints , wrists, elbows, shoulders, hipsknees ankles and feet, lasting more than 6 weeks.
Occasional lumps on elbows, usually warmth as well. Current treatment is very effective in alleviting most if not allof the signs and symptoms.
Dr. Jeffrey Miller
Dr. Jeffrey Miller
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