What is Rheumatoid Arthritis
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Rheumatoid Arthritis most commonly affects the joints of the hands, feet, wrists, elbows, knees and ankles. For reasons no one fully understands, RA causes the immune system to malfunction and mistakenly attack healthy cells inside the joints. As a result of the attack, fluid builds up in the joints, causing pain and inflammation. Get the answers you need to take control of your health from our up-to-date, complementary rheumatoid arthritis resources. Local rheumatologist can help with many of these conditons.