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How do I ease the pain caused by rheumatoid arthritis? Usually on necks, elbows, wrists, fi gers, especially on thighs, knees and ankles.

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In brief: You need

To be under the care of a rheumatologist.
There are many medications that can help you.

In brief: You need

To be under the care of a rheumatologist.
There are many medications that can help you.
Dr. Alan Ettinger
Dr. Alan Ettinger
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Dr. Michael Bolesta
Orthopedic Surgery
3 doctors agree

In brief: See a rheumatologist

There are some excellent medications to control rheumatoid arthritis; they can have side effects, but used appropriately they can reduce or prevent long term damage to your joints.
They work best if used early in the course of the disease. See a specialist, and get a second opinion if necessary.

In brief: See a rheumatologist

There are some excellent medications to control rheumatoid arthritis; they can have side effects, but used appropriately they can reduce or prevent long term damage to your joints.
They work best if used early in the course of the disease. See a specialist, and get a second opinion if necessary.
Dr. Michael Bolesta
Dr. Michael Bolesta
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1 doctor agrees

In brief: See a doctor

A rheumatologist can prescribe proper medication for pain and swelling.

In brief: See a doctor

A rheumatologist can prescribe proper medication for pain and swelling.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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