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What is rheumatoid arthritis?

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disease that causes chronic inflammation of the joints. RA can be responsible for inflammation around the joints as well as in other (MORE)

What are rheumatoid nodules?

A rheumatoid nodule is a firm feeling swelling or lump which occurs within 2 years in about 5% of people once they are diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis. And about 25% of RA (MORE)

What is rheumatoid arthrist?

It is not yet understood what the cause is for this disease. Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease. The body's immune system mistakenly identifies the synovial membran (MORE)

What is rheumatoid osteoporosis?

There is no such thing. However people that have RA are often more likely to develop osteoporosis, Which is a lessening of bone density.
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What is Rheumatoid factor?

Results are usually reported in one of two ways:   * Less than 40-60 u/mL  * Less than 1:80 (1 to 80) titer   A low number (normal result) usually means you do not ha (MORE)

What is a rheumatoid factor?

Rheumatoid factor (RF) is the autoantibody (antibody directed against an organism's own tissues) that is most relevant in rheumatoid arthritis. It is defined as an antibody ag (MORE)

What can rheumatoid arthritus do to you?

Rheumatoid arthritis is an Autoimmune disease that can destroy cartilage in joints which in turn leads to the destruction of adjacent tissue such as ligament and bone. It can (MORE)

Do I have Rheumatoid Arthritis?

We do not know, we cannot examine you over the internet. You need to see a doctor for a proper medical examination. Seeking medical advice over the internet is a very silly (MORE)