Various blood tests may be used to help diagnose RA, determine its severity, and detect complications of the disease.
Did you know that people with Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) may be up to four times more likely to have gum disease than people without this autoimmune disease?
Joint replacement surgery is typically recommended to patients who have tried non-surgical treatment but still have joint pain. While this is an extremely effective
Prednisone is a corticosteroid. It prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation. It also suppresses the immune system.
Did you know that even with vaccination, Rheumatoid Arthritis patients are still vulnerable to Hepatitis B?
Plaquenil is often used to treat mild Rheumatoid Arthritis or in combination with other drugs when treating more severe diseases. It is commonly used to manage multiple complications of Lupus and connective tissue disorders.