When it comes to talking about my rheumatoid arthritis

I’m alright.

When it comes to talking about my rheumatoid arthritis

I’m […] alright.

When it comes to talking about my rheumatoid arthritis

I’m [painfully] alright.

Revealing the truth to your doctor and others about the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) can be as scary and painful as the disease itself.

Yet being honest about your RA symptoms starts with you. It’s time to stop hiding behind kinder words like:

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I feel good [enough].

32%

Of patients worry that asking too many questions will affect the quality of care.

I’m [uneasily] ok.

61%

Of patients with RA feel uncomfortable raising concerns and fears with physicians.

Sign Up for the Arthritis.com Doctor Discussion Tips and Welcome Kit

Register now and get the Guide today. Then, you’ll receive the Welcome Kit by U.S. mail. The kit offers support for the whole you—body, life, and spirit. It's a great first step toward understanding your life with arthritis.

What’s Inside the Welcome Kit:

Cookbook

A collection of tasty recipes that includes ingredients that are thought to have anti⁠-⁠inflammatory effects.

Emoji Translator

A handy chart that translates your arthritis symptoms and phrases into emojis.

Journal of You

A journal with writing prompts, weekly logs, and pages designed to help you express what’s on your mind.

It’s okay to be honest about your RA Symptoms

with those who matter most—including yourself