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Rheumatoid Arthritis - 10 Things You Should Know


Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune, inflammatory type of arthritis. It is chronic and potentially disabling. If you have been diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis or have signs and symptoms, you should know these 10 basic facts.  

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What Are Infusion Reactions and Injection Site Reactions?

An infusion reaction or injection site reaction can occur with biologic drugs used to treat inflammatory types of arthritis.

Tips for Dealing With Morning Stiffness

Morning stiffness is a common characteristic associated with arthritis. Here are some tips to help you deal with morning stiffness.

The 6 Answers You Need to Understand Arthritis Treatment

Here are answers to six frequently asked questions about arthritis treatment. This shows you what you need to know.

What Is Stopain?

Stopain is a topical analgesic product which comes in several formulations. Stopain is indicated for temporary relief of minor aches and pains.

9 Tips to Help You Overcome Your Fear of Arthritis Medications

There are people who fear arthritis medications. Some of their fears likely can be overcome. Consider our advice.

What Is Lupus Myelitis?

Actress Kristen Johnston has lupus myelitis, a rare complication of lupus. Lupus myelitis is considered a form of transverse myelitis.

Partial Knee Replacement - What You Need to Know

When considering surgical replacement of an arthritic knee, you should understand the benefits and risks of partial knee replacement versus total knee replacement.

Arthritis Can Cause Functional Limitations

Functional limitations are a common manifestation of musculoskeletal diseases, such as arthritis. The severity of functional limitation usually correlates with disease severity.

What Is "Treat to Target" in Rheumatology?

Treat to target is a well-known strategy for treating hypertension, high cholesterol, and diabetes. It's just getting established as a strategy for rheumatic diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis and lupus.

10 Diseases That Mimic Rheumatoid Arthritis

Certain medical conditions mimic rheumatoid arthritis. Which conditions must a doctor consider when diagnosing rheumatoid arthritis and how are they ultimately distinguished?

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