Rheumatoid Arthritis Test - £65.00
Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is a common autoimmune disease and is characterised by the inflammation of the joints causing pain, swelling and stiffness. The symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis often tend to come and go and you will experience what are known as 'flare ups'. Joint pain and swelling, Joint stiffness, Warmth and redness, Loss of appetite, Generally feeling unwell, Skin nodules, Anaemia are the common symptoms.
The availability of sophisticated therapies and anti-rheumatic drugs that dramatically reduce disease progression make early diagnosis and treatment essential to avoid long-term damage to joints. A pin-prick blood sample is required. Results are available within 10 working days.