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Joint pain and stiffness can be caused by health problems other than rheumatoid arthritis. These include:
Usually, a doctor will diagnose rheumatoid
arthritis by evaluating your symptoms, asking about your past health, and
doing blood tests to rule out other causes for your
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerAnne C. Poinier, MD - Internal MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerNancy Ann Shadick, MD, MPH - Internal Medicine, Rheumatology
Current as ofOctober 6, 2014
Current as of:
October 6, 2014
Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine
& Nancy Ann Shadick, MD, MPH - Internal Medicine, Rheumatology
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