Our expert says:
You will have to consult a doctor for special tests to confirm the diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis. Your doctor will take x-rays and do certain blood tests to make a diagnosis and to determine the severity of the disease. Treatment with oral anti-inflammatories, like Ibuprofen, is not optimal therapy. Celebrex can be beneficial but specialised medication and oral cortisone is much more useful to treat the disease. Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic disease and eats away the joints and cause severe discomfort. Therefore, it is very important to treat this condition aggressively and accurately.
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