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8 Rheumatoid Arthritis Myths

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8 Rheumatoid Arthritis Myths

If you have rheumatoid arthritis (RA), a good first step is to learn as much as you can about your disease. In addition to understanding RA better, you may be surprised at how many myths exist. Many people still think that all arthritis is the same, or that only old people get RA. Debunking common myths will help you manage your condition and communicate your experience to your loved ones.

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Medically Reviewed By: 2012-09-24

Last Annual Review Date: Haines, Cynthia, MD