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The sooner you talk to a doctor and begin treatment for rheumatoid arthritis, the easier it will be to slow the progression of the condition and lessen any pain.  Find out what you and your rheumatologist can do to ease the pain.


RA Nodules: What to Know

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) nodules are the most common sign of RA after joint symptoms.
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9 Questions to Ask Your Doctor About RA

When working with your doctor to treat rheumatoid arthritis pain, you have several different treatments available. Whether it's lifestyle changes, medicine or surgery, it's best to know what your options are.

Finding the Right Treatment

RA's Impact Goes Beyond Joints

The RA Treatment Team

You'll get the best RA care by putting together a team of health professionals trained in managing RA.
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10 Tips to Prepare for an RA Infusion

Some powerful RA drugs are given through an IV. Know how to prepare and what to expect.
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When RA Strikes the Young

Although RA commonly affects people over the age of 30, it's possible for children as young as 2 and 3 to develop juvenile rheumatoid arthritis.

Treatment for Elderly-Onset RA

If you are older than 60 years of age and develop symptoms you may have what is called elderly-onset RA (EORA). 

Living with RA

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8 Ways to Live Well With RA

Early diagnosis, early treatment, and good management of RA can lead to long periods with no symptoms.
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Kitchen Tips for People With RA

These ideas for tools and techniques will make navigating the kitchen and cooking healthy meals much easier.
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5 Ways RA Affects Your Skin

RA doesn't just affect your joints. It can also affect other parts of your body, including your skin.
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Rheumatoid Arthritis and Alcohol

RA experts agree drinking alcohol in moderation is probably safe and may even prevent some RA symptoms.

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How RA Affects the Hips

RA of the hip joint is less common, but it may occur as a later symptom in up to 28% of people with RA.
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How RA Can Affect Your Eyes

While RA mostly attacks your joints, it can affect other parts of your body, including your eyes.

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