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Rheumatology & Arthritis

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A chronic inflammatory disorder, rheumatoid arthritis is an inflammatory disorder that can affects your joints, as well as causing damage to other body systems such as the lungs, heart, eyes and skin. It can affect women of all ages but typically appears after middle-age onwards.

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Symptoms & Services

Symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis may include:

  • Stiffness of joints that feels worse after long periods of inactivity, or after sleeping.
  • Fever, fatigue and weight loss.
  • Warm, swollen and tender joints.

At Christiana Care Rheumatology, our experts specialize in the care, diagnosis and treatment of degenerative joint disease in women.

All of our treatments take your individual health circumstances into account and our team strive to provide you with a personal, sympathetic service at all times for conditions including lupus, Osteoarthritis, Osteoporosis, Psoriatic arthritis and Rheumatoid arthritis.

We also offer infusion services on-site.

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