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Nicole_J

352d

One of my many doctors finally called and said something finally showed up on my blood and they are sending me for futher testing for rheumatoid arthritis. Anyone have any advice or know what this means???

    • Marjo

      352d

      I have RA and it is confirmed through blood test. I hope you have caught it early because you can stop the joint damage with medication! RA is an Autoimmune disease, it can also effect internal organs .

    • Susie949

      352d

      Maybe they want to make sure if you have it or not.

      • Nicole_J

        352d

        @Susie949 he told me my test was mildly positive so he wanted more testing

        • Susie949

          350d

          @Nicole_J that’s good get all the tests. Ill get mine RA tests done this month.

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It means that your doctor has found some indicators in your blood test results that suggest you might have rheumatoid arthritis, and they want to conduct further tests to confirm the diagnosis. Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease that causes inflammation and pain in the joints. It's important to follow up with your doctor and undergo the recommended tests to get a clear diagnosis and appropriate treatment plan.

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