In this Article we will discuss about the Symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis. So, lets get started.
Joint Pain,Swelling and Tenderness for 6 weeks or longer.
Morning Stiffness for 30 mins or longer.
More than one joint is affected.
Small joints like wrist,fingers,hands(PIP,DIP,MCP) etc are affected.
Decreased Range of motion.
Low grade Fever.
Symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis may come and go,a period of maximum disease activity is called flare. A flare can last for days or months.
Other Symptoms include
Numbness and tingling when inflammation affects nerves.
Rheumatoid nodules develops in skin.
Classical Deformities like Swan Neck Deformity, Boutonniere Deformity, Ulnar Deviation, Hitchhiker’s thumb, Claw toe deformity.
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