Health Tip: Rheumatoid Arthritis Can Damage
(HealthDay News) -- Rheumatoid arthritis causes chronic swelling
and inflammation in the joints, which can result in permanent
damage and long-term complications.
The Cleveland Clinic cites these possible symptoms of rheumatoid
- Joints that are swollen, painful, red and tender to the
- Worn cartilage -- the cushions at the ends of bones.
- Buildup of fluid in and around the joints.
- Bones that rub against each other.
- In chronic cases, potential permanent bone damage.
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