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    1. Arthritis and Sjögren's Syndrome

      Learn about Sjögren's syndrome, an autoimmune disorder that causes symptoms like dry mouth and dry eyes.

    2. Arthritis and Takayasu's Arteritis

      Learn about Takayasu’s arteritis, an uncommon condition in which inflammation damages blood vessels.

    3. Arthritis and Benign Hypermobility Joint Syndrome

      A look at benign hypermobility joint syndrome -- or BHJS -- and how to treat it.

    4. Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Rheumatoid Arthritis

      If you've just been diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis you might want to ask your doctor these questions on your next visit.

    5. Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis - Symptoms

      Joint pain can be an early symptom of many different diseases. In rheumatoid arthritis, symptoms often develop slowly over a period of weeks or months. Fatigue and stiffness are usually early symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis. Weight loss and low - grade fever can occur.Joint symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis include:Painful, swollen, tender, stiff joints. The same joints on both sides of the body .

    6. Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis - Cause

      The cause of rheumatoid arthritis is not fully understood. In some people, a genetic abnormality may increase the risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis. One or more of these genetic abnormalities may make it more likely that the body's immune system will attack the tissues of your body's joints. It is possible that bacteria, a virus, or some other foreign substance may trigger this immune ...

    7. Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis - When to Call a Doctor

      Call your health professional immediately if you have:Sudden, unexplained swelling and pain in any joint or joints.Joint pain associated with a fever or rash.Pain that is so severe that you cannot use the joint.Call your health professional within the next few days if you have:Mild to moderate joint pain that continues and has not improved for over 6 weeks.Side effects that occur with large doses

    8. Rheumatoid Arthritis - Treatment Overview

      Rheumatoid arthritis is most often treated with medication, exercise, and lifestyle changes. While treatment may help relieve symptoms and control the disease, there is no cure. Treatment for rheumatoid arthritis usually continues throughout your life, but will vary depending on:The stage (active or in remission) and severity of your disease.Your treatment history.The benefits and risk of ...

    9. Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis - Overview

      What is rheumatoid arthritis?Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a relatively common disease of the joints. In rheumatoid arthritis, the membranes or tissues (synovial membranes) lining the joints become inflamed (synovitis). Over time, the inflammation may destroy the joint tissues, leading to disability. Rheumatoid arthritis affects women twice as often as men, and frequently begins between the ages ..

    10. Rheumatoid Arthritis - Frequently Asked Questions

      Learning about rheumatoid arthritis:What is rheumatoid arthritis?What causes rheumatoid arthritis?What are the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis?What increases my risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis?What happens with rheumatoid arthritis?What else could be causing my symptoms?When should I see my doctor?How common is rheumatoid arthritis?Being diagnosed:How is rheumatoid arthritis ...

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