Same here! I would insist that they check your RF and your Sed Rate and don't take "NO" for an answer! You may have to go to several doctors before you find one that will listen to you. Before I was diagnosed, I was in the ER because my hands and wrists were so bad that I couldn't move them without crying out in pain... they told me it was tendonitis and sent me home with a brace...View Thread
Umm.. just an FYI... RA WILL show up in your blood work! Normal range is around 13 or lower for the RF (rheumatoid factor) mine was 290... Ask if the RF was checked and If it was, check your number. If it wasn't, insist that it be done. Hope this helps!View Thread
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