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Is It RA or Not and Does It Matter?

How to differentiate between RA and non-RA symptoms, which are perhaps, just as important.

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  • Richard Faust moderator
    3 months ago

    Well said Nan. I couldn’t help but think of Kelly Mack’s article on the balancing act on when to call the doctor: https://rheumatoidarthritis.net/living/when-to-call-the-doctor/. In particular, I thought of when she wrote “My personality and preference is to try to self-treat for a day or two before calling my doctor (except for a fever), so I have a plan that has been arranged around my comfort with this.” Isn’t it funny (or not so, considering how much experience it takes) how people with RA for a while develop that sense for the difference between what can wait and what is a now issue. Best, Richard (RheumatoidArthritis.net Team)

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