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Rheumatoid arthritis directory

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disease that causes pain, stiffness, and swelling in the joints. It’s estimated that about 580,000 people in England have rheumatoid arthritis. The causes of rheumatoid arthritis are unknown, although there may be a genetic component. Early and effective rheumatoid arthritis treatment can improve the prognosis and may help prevent joint and bone destruction associated with RA. Follow the links below to find BootsWebMD's comprehensive coverage about how rheumatoid arthritis develops, what it looks like, how it’s treated, and much more.

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Thumbnail: Rheumatoid arthritis: Eight top myths

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is relatively common but there is still misunderstanding and misconceptions about this joint condition.

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