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RA Online Community

Chat with others in WebMD’s rheumatoid arthritis community. Here, you’ll also get the latest treatment recommendations and scientific studies from WebMD’s RA expert.

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Understanding Arthritis -- Symptoms

Symptoms of osteoarthritis may include joint pain and progressive stiffness that develops gradually. Symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis may include painful swelling, inflammation, and stiffness in the fingers, arms, legs, and wrists occurring in the same joints on both sides of the body, especially upon awakening. Symptoms of infectious arthritis may include fever, chills, joint inflammation, tenderness, and sharp pain that is associated with an injury or infection elsewhere in your body. In children,...

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Support Group: Arthritis and Joint Pain

If you have rheumatoid arthritis and joint pain, start today getting the support you need from WebMD’s Arthritis and Joint Pain Support Group. Available 24/7, you can share ideas, compare conventional and alternative treatments, and talk about ways to make day-to-day living easier with arthritis.

Blog: Arthritis Relief and Joint Replacement

Discover the latest findings about rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, joint replacement, and more. In WebMD’s Arthritis Relief and Joint Replacement blog, Dr. Ira Kirschenbaum shares professional and practical advice on symptoms, prevention, and treatment of RA and other types of arthritis.

Message Board: Joint Replacement: Ira H. Kirschenbaum, MD

Need joint replacement surgery for a hip, knee, ankle, or shoulder? Discuss joint replacement with Dr. Kirschenbaum and others considering joint replacement surgery on WebMD’s Joint Replacement message board.

Find a Rheumatoid Arthritis Doctor

Need an arthritis specialist? Find a rheumatologist near you.

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Reviewed by David Zelman, MD on May 23, 2014

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