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Other Conditions With Symptoms Similar to Rheumatoid Arthritis


Other Conditions With Symptoms Similar to Rheumatoid Arthritis

Joint pain and stiffness can be caused by other medical conditions besides rheumatoid arthritis, including:

Usually, a doctor will diagnose rheumatoid arthritis by evaluating your symptoms, understanding your past health, and performing certain blood tests to eliminate other causes for your symptoms.

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ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerAnne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerStanford M. Shoor, MD - Rheumatology
Last RevisedJune 11, 2010

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