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Posted by: Mary | 2004/11/15

Rumatoid Arthritis

What is rumatoid arthritis (not sure about the spelling)?

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Rheumatoid arthritis is an inflammatory disease of the joints which can be extremely painful and also cause disfigurement of for example the hands. It can affect the shoulders, elbows, knees and hips and in severe cases replacement of knees hips etc are required.
If you think you might have this, please see a physician

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