People who are in the initial stage of rheumatoid arthritis may feel sick, tired and even have a fever. However, the most common signs are pain, inflammation, stiffness and loss of joint function. The symptoms can be mild or severe:
The cause of rheumatoid arthritis is unknown; however Flekosteel, it is thought that genes, the environment, hormones and smoking play an important role in the development of the disease. To make a diagnosis it is necessary to perform blood tests and X-rays; as well as review the medical history of the patient and do some physical tests, to avoid confusing it with other diseases of the joints that present with similar symptoms.