Hello, I to was on Methotrexate for a period of time and had the same side effects. You could not pay me to ever take that medication again, it was HORRIBLE!!!! I would suggest talking to your RA Dr. and asking him if you could try a different RA med. there are a lot of them out there. They all have side effects but some don't make your hair fall out or make you sick. I wish you luck, this disease is not fun at all and sometimes it's hit and miss with meds, you just have to see what works for you with the least amount of side effects. Have a great weekend. View Thread
I to deal with swollen feet, not fun at all. The soaking in epsom and then ice is a great suggestion from xperky. I also find elavating my feet on a bunch of pillows help a little. I'm talking a LOT of pillows. I hope your son finds some comfort. A nice gentle massage may help a little also. Best of luck...View Thread
Hi Mike thanks for the feed back. I went yesterday to my reg.Dr.and asked him to test me for Fibrolmylagia. I was seeing a great RA Dr. but had to go to one thats closer to me. The new RA Dr I saw was not great at all so I will be going back to my old one at Yale. I didn't know that chronic pain could be a condition or disease in itself. What do you do to ease your pain? I wish you luck also with this disease it really is a roller coaster ride!!!! Thanks for all the info and suggestions. Have a great day.View Thread
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