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These Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms Absolutely Cannot Be Ignored

Final thoughts

Rheumatoid arthritis is well known for causing joint problems, but the potential for damage does not stop there. Whether the trouble is from the RA itself or a side effect of the medications used to treat it, these symptoms all have clear signs you should watch out for.

Since it is a progressive disease, some of the symptoms may start slowly. Like a frog in boiling water, they can turn dangerous before you have realized it. Others may appear more suddenly. In all cases, catching the symptom early can prevent long-term effects.

So, you should keep an eye out for these potential symptoms and discuss them with your doctor. They will be able to provide the care you need to manage your RA symptoms and live a longer, healthier life.

References

https://www.webmd.com/rheumatoid-arthritis/features/10-serious-rheumatoid-arthritis-symptoms

https://www.arthritis.org/about-arthritis/types/rheumatoid-arthritis/articles/lung-disease-rheumatoid-arthritis.php

https://www.webmd.com/rheumatoid-arthritis/arthritis-sjogrens-syndrome

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4797675/