8 Surprising Signs Your Rheumatoid Arthritis Is Progressing

Everyday Health—October 20, 2016

Everyday Health reporter Denise Mann writes on surprising symptoms that may hint your rheumatoid arthritis is progressing. While joint pain and stiffness are typically the most common symptoms of RA, there are signs of progression that you may not typically associate with the condition.

She speaks with Susan M. Goodman, MD, rheumatologist at Hospital for Special Surgery, to learn that extreme fatigue, low-grade fever and joint deformity are all uncommon signals.

"Undertreated or untreated RA can result in joint deformity and this can be a sign that your condition is progressing even in the absence of pain," said Dr. Goodman. 

To read the full article, visit EverydayHealth.com.
 

 

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