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Learn about the symptoms of RA. Find out more about RA complications -- including heart disease, and learn when to call your doctor.


Learn all about the signs and symptoms of RA, from joint pain and stiffness to fatigue and fever.

By noting symptoms such as joint stiffness and seeking early treatment, you can feel better, slow or stop progression of the disease, and minimize joint damage.

Rheumatoid nodules are firm, flesh-colored lumps that grow under the skin. The nodules grow close to the affected joints. Rheumatoid nodules can be as large as a walnut or as small as a pea.

How well are you managing your rheumatoid arthritis? Get your WebMD Rheumatoid Arthritis Score.


Wondering if you might have RA or OA? Learn the difference.

Find out about symptoms and treatments of hand and finger RA, including an explanation of swan-neck deformity and boutonniere deformity.

Rheumatoid arthritis of the knee causes the joints to become tender, warm, and swollen. Although knee osteoarthritis causes pain and stiffness, joint pain with knee RA is more severe.

Symptoms of hip arthritis may occur later than those from RA affecting smaller joints.


Learn more about RA complications and what you can do to prevent or treat them.

Learn what happens when JRA affects a child’s eyes and what to do to prevent serious problems.

Find out when to call the doctor if you develop signs of vasculitis.

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is primarily a disease of the joints. But the disease and many of the medications used to treat it can also affect the skin, causing problems as diverse as sun sensitivity, rash, and firm lumps of tissue called nodules.

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