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Do I Have Rheumatoid Arthritis or Osteoarthritis? How to Tell the Difference

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Man holding painful elbow
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Senior man opening jar
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OA and RA are different conditions


Woman with knee pain
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OA is in the joints while RA can affect the whole body


Sick woman drinks hot tea
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Symptoms are different


Woman with sore legs in bed
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Morning stiffness acts differently in RA and OA


Man with shoulder pain
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Large joints versus small


Arthritic Seniors hands cutting Flowers
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Visibility


Arthritic inflammation of the finger joints.
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DIP and the spine


Doctor examining osteoporosis on an x-ray
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What about the rest of your body?


Woman browsing in pharmacy
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Treatment in OA and RA


Doctor's appointment
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Getting a diagnosis