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Rheumatoid Arthritis

9 Steps to Diagnosing Rheumatoid Arthritis

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Pay Attention to Your Symptoms


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Symptoms Are Often Symmetrical


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Call Your Doctor


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See a Rheumatologist


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Get Tested for Antibodies


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Have Your Inflammation Levels Checked


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Know Your Medical History


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Learn Your Diagnosis


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Start Treatment


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Be Proactive With Your Care


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Sarah Ellis is a wellness and culture writer who covers everything from contraceptive access to chronic health conditions to fitness trends. She is originally from Nashville, Tennessee and currently resides in NYC. She has written for Elite Daily, Greatist, mindbodygreen and others. When she’s not writing, Sarah loves distance running, vegan food, and getting the most out of her library card.