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Where is rheumatoid arthritis common

Rheumatoid arthritis affect many parts of the body but can be managed with an effective treatment plan. Rheumatoid arthritis RA is an autoimmune disease that most commonly affects the joints of the hands, feet, wrists, elbows, knees and ankles. Because RA also can affect organs and body systems, such as the cardiovascular or respiratory systems,… Read More »

When does rheumatoid arthritis develop

Persistent tenosynovitis and synovitis leads to the formation of synovial cysts and to displaced or ruptured tendons. If these problems are left untreated, they can lead to the infections spreading and, eventually, to ulcers forming. Cigarette smoking significantly increases the risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis. I still experience pain every day, but am doing much… Read More »