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Just diagnosed with RA
My doctor wants me to take Vitamin B-12, is there a doctor out there that can tell me the best brand to get.
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Depressed
Who would of thought that quitting smoking would have been harmful to my heath? At least that is how I...More
Posted by usabrighteyes
Advice Needed Arthritis
I need some help my mom has arthritis in her back, hip and hands. She has been taking Lorcet one per day and...More
Posted by An_263072
Just diagnosed
Hey all, I got my R.A. diagnosis earlier this week. My only symptoms are in my knees, which is odd....More
Posted by teapot2016
RA blood test
I had a Ra Latex Turbid. blood test last june and it was high 21 now I just had some recent blood work and...More
Posted by bestmom2014
I feel absolutely crazy.
Hello RA community. I turned 34 in March. Last August/September, I started getting weakness in my hands,...More
Posted by sanglero
DMARDS, coping with RA and two other chronic illne...
Which DMARD works the best and has few side effects? Also, things I can do to cope with pain, feeling...More
Posted by An_262979
kidney problems and RA
Anyone else have kidney issues? My rheumatologist says that I have had persistent proteinuria on my lab work...More
Posted by allie_bf
Is it RA?
When I was 21 years old I started having days where I would wake up and my entire body would ache. Everything...More
Posted by An_262942
How do I get a positive attitude??
I'm 56 yrs. old. I'm getting infusions every 2 (I just had my 3rd) since Humira and Orencia failed to work. I...More
Posted by leisa1258
help
I am 57 years old and was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis about 10 years ago. I had my left ankle fused...More
Posted by mvannoy58
Help
Hi. This is my first time using this. I am 27. I was diagnosed with RA with I was 16. I went into...More
Posted by jessicamonroe
sore stiif knees and ankles
I am newly diagnosed with RA and I feel more like 83 than 63 y/o. I have just started the classic regimen of...More
Posted by sorentired
Swelled Joints
I'm 64 years old. I was diagnosed with RA in 2009 and I've had so many problems with my joints and trouble...More
Posted by lanrob
Intro and question
Hello! So I was just diagnosed with RA 3 weeks ago. I am 31 years old but have had strange issues in my...More
Posted by jessicaburke
hand surgery
Hello I was wondering if anyone has had joint replacement surgery on there hands. I have RA and my hands a...More
Posted by cryssy65
extreme fatigue
I was diagnosed with RA and Fibromyalgia in December of 2013. I am currently taking sulfasalazine, enbrel,...More
Posted by An_262637
So tired
I was perfectly healthy on August 3, but on August 4 I broke out in a rash and had incredible pain in my...More
Posted by kytroutman
Need Recommendation
Dear all, My wife has RA since 2012 and I really appreciate if you could helping me in treating her. below...More
Posted by hpl1950g
Need advice.
Hi , I really need some advice, my husband was just diag. with Rheumatoid Arthritis last week, the Dr....More
Posted by Anon_31060
New here and burnt out on life
Hi, I am mostly just venting. I can not afford to show any more struggle to others I think many have lost...More
Posted by An_262566
Flare up from sulphasalazine?
Has anyone ever experienced a flare up from sulphasalazine? I started taking it last week and I felt kind...More
Posted by jennalynns
Best Sneakers for Walking
Hi Everyone I have RA and fibro. I am finally at a point where my pain is tolerable that I can start to go...More
Posted by donnachrisrn
Support
The hardest part of my RA travels has been the lack of understanding and support. The RA pain is clear and...More
Posted by An_262384
RA/Chronic Fatigue and Fibromyalgia! Lost and con...
Has anyone tried changing their diet or tried certain supplements such as Glucosamine, MSM, Curcumin and...More
Posted by An_262371
Positive Effects of High Altitude
Hi Everyone! So interesting to see how altitude and climate affect everyone differently. I have...More
Posted by fibrohealing
Dating, socializing and being "normal"
I've had RA since I was 5 years old. I'm now 37 and I feel the disease will always have a mind of it's...More
Posted by caarthritisgirl

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