I am 56 years old and suddenly have started to feel pain in the joints of hands and in the feeds. All blood examinations have sent doctors result normal but pain is severe and continue. please advise me what is the set of lab test must be done to determine if is RA. I am from Colombia S.A.
The best test to look for rheumatoid arthritis are the following: 1) examination of the joints to see if they are swollen; 2) blood tests – rheumatoid factor and anti-CCP antibody, and tests for inflammation (sedimentation rate and C-reactive protein)