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Other Conditions With Symptoms Similar to Rheumatoid Arthritis


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Other Conditions With Symptoms Similar to Rheumatoid Arthritis

Joint pain and stiffness can be caused by other medical conditions besides rheumatoid arthritis, including:

Usually, a doctor will diagnose rheumatoid arthritis by evaluating your symptoms, understanding your past health, and doing certain blood tests to rule out other causes for your symptoms.


Credits for Other Conditions With Symptoms Similar to Rheumatoid Arthritis

By Healthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer Nancy Ann Shadick, MD, MPH - Internal Medicine, Rheumatology
Last Revised June 5, 2012

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