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Arthritis in my 20s: Learning to live with the condition

Rheumatoid arthritis is a form of arthritis caused by inflammation of the joints. PHOTO: PEXELS
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When I was a teenager, I woke up one morning with red and swollen finger joints that didn't subside until a few hours later.

I could not straighten some of my fingers, and the frequent swelling over the span of a few years eventually deformed two of them.

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