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9 Sneaky Conditions That Mimic RA

Diagnosing rheumatoid arthritis takes some detective work, especially because so many health problems cause similar symptoms. Our guide helps you spot the clues so you can get the treatment you need.

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Psoriatic Arthritis or Rheumatoid Arthritis?

The right treatment for psoriatic arthritis and rheumatoid arthritis begins with a diagnosis. Here's how you can tell these two conditions apart.

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How to Spot Psoriatic Arthritis Right Away

Early detection of PsA can prevent permanent joint damage. Watch for these signs.

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Why Your RA Doctor Needs to Know About That Annoying Dry Cough—Now

If you have rheumatoid arthritis, you have a strong chance of developing interstitial lung disease. That’s right, your joint condition can actually have a big impact on how you breathe. Here, the symptoms to watch for—and five ways to reduce your risk.

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8 Sneaky Signs You May Have Rheumatoid Arthritis

Early diagnosis is key to staying active and independent. Watch for these red flags.

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Disability May Begin Years Before an RA Diagnosis

Listening to those early rheumatoid arthritis symptoms and seeking treatment means a better shot at remission.

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Is My Arthritis Pain Age-Related or Something More?

Osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis are not the same conditions. Know the differences so you can seek the right treatment.

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Can the Flu Make My RA Symptoms Worse?

When you have rheumatoid arthritis, getting a cold or the flu can add stress to your immune system and make your symptoms worse.

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When Other Conditions Accompany Psoriatic Arthritis

Psoriatic arthritis often occurs alongside other conditions. Health writer Stephanie Stephens interviews medical experts and highlights what we need to know.