How to cope with people staring and asking what's wrong with you?

I was diagnosed at age 2 and now 27. I walk with a cane because I have bad knees and they don't straighten. I have people stare at me, and ask me "what's wrong with you?" I tell them I have RA. Some of them know what it is and other's look at me like will I get that? It's hard for me to not yell at them what's wrong with you asking me that. I get embarrassed when people stare at me. How do others deal with people asking you that?

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