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Is rheumatoid athritis a verydangerous kind of arthritis?
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Dr. EVAN Leibowitz
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
In brief: Yes if not rxed
These days if diagnosed and treated early and aggressively not likely.
There are now wonderful relatively safe treatments to prevent the dangerous complications of ra.

In brief: Yes if not rxed
These days if diagnosed and treated early and aggressively not likely.
There are now wonderful relatively safe treatments to prevent the dangerous complications of ra.
Dr. EVAN Leibowitz
Dr. EVAN Leibowitz
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Dr. Helena Bentley
Pediatrics
In brief: Rheumatoid arthritis
It can be very debilitating depending on the severity of the disease and your responsiveness to treatment.

In brief: Rheumatoid arthritis
It can be very debilitating depending on the severity of the disease and your responsiveness to treatment.
Dr. Helena Bentley
Dr. Helena Bentley
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Dr. David Greenfield
Rheumatoid Arthritis is a very serious disease. If left untreated or not adequately treated it can lead to increased risk for heart disease, stroke,and some types of cancer, such as lymphoma. Joint destruction is also the end result of poorly controlled disease. Patients can also suffer eye, nerve, lung, heart, bone marrow, and skin complications even if treated.
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