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Health Tip: Recognize Symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis
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(HealthDay News) -- Rheumatoid arthritis occurs when tissue that lines the joints becomes inflamed. At the same time, the body produces a chemical that destroys the joint surface, which ultimately can lead to widespread pain and joint deformity.
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons lists these common symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis:
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