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Newly diagnosed with RA
Hello all: I was just diagnosed with RA after a lengthly and frustrating journey that included 2 PCP's and 2...More
Posted by desmodia
The meds are not helping!
I was diagnosed with RA at the age of 28. It's been a year now and I have gone from 4 pills a week to six...More
Posted by jhardacre
My sister.
About a year ago my sister who was probably 100+ pounds overweight decided to start an exercise program and...More
Posted by An_257349
inflammation of the hip and knee joints but no rhe...
hello my wife and i are deperatly in search of a diagnose. my wife, a 35 year old active woman, has ever since...More
Posted by jwberg
Consuming the Mind
It seems unlike most people here that are posting found out they had it in a different way than I did. I...More
Posted by sabrinaplourde
I really think its RA but...
I'm just an my wit's end here. Let me explain... I'm 48 years old and about a year ago I had sudden onset feet...More
Posted by ninjajen
is it really RA?
I had to go see a Rheumatologist after being Diagnosed with Raynaulds. THey wanted to put me on medication...More
Posted by djandnana
RA Latex turbid
My RA Latex Turbid is 172.4 I don't have lymes disease ,checked for that Big time pains in my hips and bottom...More
Posted by An_257272
Methotrexate
Hi: I'm male with RA and have been reading all of the problem comments with Methotrexate. I must be a...More
Posted by fuzzyturtle
Methotrexate and indirect sun
Hello, I have been diagnosed with RA for over a year. I am on methotrexate and humira. They are working...More
Posted by An_257029
Good very early morning, I think
I work late on Tuesdays, 1 to 9 pm. The weather has really changed quickly here in northern new jersey. ..it's...More
Posted by ajmbt
Lost and worried
Hi, I haven't talked about this so here it goes.....I was diagnosed in October of 2013 with RA. I was put...More
Posted by wifeandmomof4
High Ra factor no joint pain have dry mouth skin h...
I have had dry skin that often cracks on my fingertips,dry mouth and fatigue with a high RA factor but no joint...More
Posted by i12batp
Legs hurt & stiff
In March, I had to get off Humira since I had strep throat & had to take antibiotics. A little after...More
Posted by meggy1969
Legs hurt & stiff
In March, I had to get off Humira since I had strep throat & had to take antibiotics. A little after...More
Posted by meggy1969
High RA Latex Turbid Test Result
I have RA, it was diagnosed 3 years ago during an acute exacerbation. The RA Latex Turbid Results were in the...More
Posted by sara9001
Psoriatic Arthritis
Just diagnosed with Psoriatic Arthritis, how similar is it to RA ? Are the treatments the same ?
Posted by ra245fl
New to this Rheumatoid Arthritis Community
Greetings to all of you. RA has entered my life and it has it many challenges. I spent many years thinking I...More
Posted by rheumynama
Be Cautious with Microdose Therapy Program
Hello, I wish to convey to you fellow sufferers about my experiences with Microdose Therapy from the...More
Posted by maplewood234
What are the effects of Masturbation on RA?
Hello. I am 24 years old. i was diagnosed with RA when i was 14. i live in Afghanistan and bad medical...More
Posted by An_256831
A r er
My actual meds are methotrexate 15mg at times 20mg,every week .cimzia 200mg every 15 days ,5 mg of corteson...More
Posted by silvercindy
Any suggestions?
I just discovered this forum for RA discussion. I see that some posts are from 2-3 yrs ago, but I'm hoping some...More
Posted by phylra
Psoriatic Arthritis
Amazing how you can be told by doc's that you have arthritis for years then suddenly the surface indicators of...More
Posted by cybok451

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Methotrexate
This is an horrific drug and be very careful as lets in fungus and bacterial infections. Not suitable for...More
Posted by angali
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I'm new
Hi, I'm Elaine and I'm new here. I am on about six or seven medications for blood pressure, and sleeping...More
Posted by jeepgirl123
Been diagnosed with RA but rheumy says all pain is...
It seems that over the last year I have devoloped an increasing amount of joint pain in my fingers and...More
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