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Reply: New to RA - 27 years old- what should I expect?
Methotrexate typically takes 8-12 weeks to become effective. If you are taking it...More
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Reply: RA and Sjogrens
Evoxac may take several months to get maximum benefit, If you think it may be...More
Posted by Scott Zashin, MD
Reply: cardiac valves
I am not aware of a relationship but since you are most likely starting new...More
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Reply: RA and food allergies
There are no known foods that cause RA. Some have suggested that night shade...More
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Reply: Medications - feel so drugged
One cause of fever is an elevation of a protein in the blood called IL-1 or...More
Posted by Scott Zashin, MD
Reply: methotrexate & RA
Try to find a Rheumatologist who is known for good communication skills. Pain meds...More
Posted by Scott Zashin, MD
Reply: Young with RA
Fortunately, many patients with RA actually feel better during pregnancy. This...More
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Reply: TNF's
For most of my patients, I will combine a biologic like Simponi with a DMARD such...More
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Reply: Help, need infoabout Methotrexate and Low Albumin,...
Elevated liver tests are not uncommon with MTX. If the tests remain elevated, are...More
Posted by Scott Zashin, MD
Reply: Medications - feel so drugged
If a patient of mine has side effects after being on a med for longer than two...More
Posted by Scott Zashin, MD