Rheumatoid Arthritis in Adults: Symptoms You Should Know

  • The first symptom of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is most often:

    A. Pain in the joints of the hands and feet

    B. Pain in the hips and shoulders

    C. Headache

    D. All of the above

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  • RA usually develops slowly.

    A. True

    B. False

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  • The symptoms of RA can come and go.

    A. True

    B. False

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  • Along with joint pain and swelling, RA can also cause:

    A. Dry eyes and mouth

    B. Burning or itchy eyes

    C. Slight fever

    D. Trouble sleeping

    E. B and C

    F. All of the above

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  • Everyone with RA usually has all of the symptoms.

    A. True

    B. False

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  • People with RA usually feel best in the morning.

    A. True

    B. False

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  • RA symptoms occur in the same joint on both sides of the body.

    A. True

    B. False

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  • RA is caused by wear and tear on your joints:

    A. True

    B. False

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  • RA can also affect the lungs, heart, or eyes.

    A. True

    B. False

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  • It's easy to diagnose RA.

    A. True

    B. False

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  • Most people with RA begin having symptoms in their 30s.

    A. True

    B. False

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