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Each case of RA is unique, with symptoms varying from person to person. That's why it's essential to work with your doctor on a treatment plan that's best for you.

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What Is Rheumatoid Arthritis?

In RA, your immune system turns against you, attacking your joints and tissues.

How Is Rheumatoid Arthritis Diagnosed?

There is no single way to check for RA, so your doctor will look for key symptoms and likely order these tests to confirm your diagnosis.

Understanding Rheumatoid Arthritis

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Questions to Ask Your Doctor About RA

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What Causes Joint Damage in Rheumatoid Arthritis?

As your immune system invades the tissue around your joints, it can cause painful inflammation.

Treating Rheumatoid Arthritis

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8 Types of RA Treatment

Through medications, lifestyle changes and even surgery, RA patients have a variety of treatment options available.

Living With Rheumatoid Arthritis

Real People, Real RA Stories

After her RA diagnosis, Aisha Whisonant followed her gut to make sure she found the right doctor and treatment.

Malcolm Smith cares for his wife, Penny, who lives with rheumatoid arthritis.

Sandra Edwards worked with her doctor to find the right treatment and put her RA in remission.

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