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Feeling defeated
I am new to the support system world, although I I have had severe RA for 16 yrs. last march all the meds...More
Posted by doggiesday
It really does get better
In 2009 RA hit me very hard at the age of 59. (I think the trigger was stress and a flue virus). I was...More
Posted by vernajane
support group
Hi everyone I run a FB support group. If you would like to try us our group is called Arthritis Sufferers...More
Posted by montanamosey
Has anyone every been arrested because of RA?
I have had RA for almost 30 years. It has done a real number on my mental capacity, spirituality, energy,...More
Posted by ra4545
RA and low white cell count
Does anyone know why you would have a low WBC count that continually got lower after stopping the RA meds?...More
Posted by dominostreet
no diagnosis yet..but scared!
I have seen a rheumatologist several times but havent received a RA diagnosis...ive been tested for RA and...More
Posted by katm73
RA and Carotid Artery Stenosis
I am a 39 woman diagnosed with RA for 8 years, even though I have probably had RA for 11 years. My...More
Posted by kendyane
Folitrax 15mg
I have been again prescribed by the Doctor to continue with folitrax15 mg weekly once after a gap of 2 years....More
Posted by dipudtt
Dental pain
Was diagnosed with RA in 2007. Medications include, Prednisone, Methotrexate, weekly injections of Humira,...More
Posted by An_261621
People don't get it
I realize the frustration and pain that anyone with this disease goes through on a daily basis. I have had RA...More
Posted by eaw6135
Should I test for RA while I'm in a flare?
Hi, I was sent to a rheumatologist a few weeks ago and am scheduled for an x-ray of spine and hips along...More
Posted by marie13180
Barrett's disease
Does anyone know if there could be a relation to RA and Barrett's disease. Both are auto immune diseases? I...More
Posted by An_261555
Safe med for RA and Hep C
I cannot be on anti inflammatory drugs and recent diagnosed with RA. Do you know of any safe pain med I can...More
Posted by patsydell
Frustrated
I know this is probably just going to be seen as rambling, but honestly, I've found myself angry and...More
Posted by stormchaser2
rece RA diagnosis
Hi all. My first post here. I have just been diagnosed with RA after having an inflamed shoulder a few months...More
Posted by debby67
Can rheumatoid arthritis affect the tailbone
I have a sore tailbone. I thought it was rheumatoid arthritis flare up but my rheumatologist who did...More
Posted by healthyplate2014
LASIK and Enbrel?
Has anyone has LASIK or PRK eye surgery? I can't get a hold of my Rheumy...should I stop the Enbrel before...More
Posted by An_261421
Foot Locking because of Ra
I have Rheumatoid arthritis for over 3 years now. My left foot is always painful; however, I had an injection...More
Posted by An_261352
Why does my rheumatologist make me stop predisone?
My GP thought I had polymyalgia rheumatica and put me on predisone. He wanted me to see a rheumatologist. ...More
Posted by debkimly
questions with RA
Im a 28 year old male, i was diagnosed with ra 4 years ago. I was taking metotrexate and prednison but havent...More
Posted by An_261212
ANGRY ABOUT DOCTORS
I have went to my family doctor for several years complaining of joint pain, swelling and stiffness, and was...More
Posted by An_261195
Methotrexate Sjogrens
Hi Everyone. I'm getting ready to start Methotrexate next week and wondering if I should start it on a...More
Posted by caroline1230
Foot surgery complications
Hi- I'm 49 yrs old and was diagnosed with RA at age 17. Yes, I'm a veteran! 10 yrs ago I had foot surgery to...More
Posted by lizjs66
Just diagnosed
I was just diagnosed with RA 2 days ago. The referral to a RA Dr. Came from my orthopedic surgeon. He had...More
Posted by pansypearl1

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