An informed arthritis patient is always an intelligent arthritis patient. Conquer rather than cope with your arthritis.

Do I have arthritis?

Answer the following... do you have any of the following?
1) Chronic joint pain present > 6 weeks?

2) Pain in three or more joints?

Swelling or pain in the knuckles of your hands or balls of your feet?

4) Joint stiffness > 1 hour every morning?

5) Someone in your family has arthritis?

6) Positive arthritis tests? (RA factor, Anti Nuclear antibody- ANA)

Have to take pain killer pills for joint pain on regular basis.

If your answer to any of the questions is positive, please see a Rheumatologist at the earliest.

Rheumatoid arthritis

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Created on: April 2007
Last updated on: Feb 2015
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