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Understanding Seronegative and Seropositive Rheumatoid Arthritis

Based on results of the rheumatoid factor blood test and anti-CCP, people may be classified as having seronegative or seropositive rheumatoid arthritis. What's the difference?


How to Control Rheumatoid Factors

Rheumatoid factors (RF) are autoimmune antibodies, produced by your own body that attack your body’s healthy tissues producing a variety of autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and Sjogren’s syndrome. Scientists do not yet understand what produces rheumatoid factors in the blood but the higher the levels, the more...


What is rheumatoid arthritis

What is Rheumatoid Arthritis? Did you know that a primary difference between #RA and #Osteoarthritis is that RA affects joints and surrounding musculature, whereas OA affects only the joints. :)

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Rheumatoid Factor - What Does It Indicate?

About 80% of patients with rheumatoid arthritis test positive for rheumatoid factor. Read about what rheumatoid factor means.

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Understanding Rheumatoid Factor Test Results

What do rheumatoid factor blood test results tell us? Can they be used to definitively diagnose rheumatoid arthritis?

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Rheumatoid Factor Test: Should We Rely on Rheumatoid Factor Levels?

The Rheumatoid factor test is not the only way to diagnose RA It can be frustrating to read about the different ways that people interpret a Rheumatoid fac