Symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis
by Rosalyn Carson-DeWitt, MD
Joint symptoms usually involve three or more joints. The most commonly affected joints are the wrists, fingers, knees, feet, and ankles.
Joint symptoms include:
Other symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis include:
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Last reviewed September 2011 by Marcin Chwistek, MD
Last Updated: 9/22/2011