Symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis

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The main symptoms are: 

Swelling and pain in the feet

Pain and swelling of the joints. It typically affects several joints (polyarthritis), in a symmetrical pattern.

Joint stiffness in the morning due to rheumatoid arthritis

Joint stiffness in the mornings.

Fatigued woman sweating

Weakness and fatigue.

Hand deformities due to rheumatoid arthritis

Disability. When there is a great deal of inflammation or the joint has become deformed, the patient loses function in these joints and is unable to make certain movements correctly, and it becomes difficult to do things like opening a bottle. 

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Substantiated information by:

José Alfredo Gómez Puerta
Marta Bassas
Núria Sapena
Raimon Sanmartí Sala

Published: 21 January 2021
Updated: 21 January 2021

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