I am 60 yrs old and have not been diagnosed. My first visit is Friday. Mid December I started waking up in the early am with pain, swelling and stiffness in both hands, wrists, elebows, shoulders, hips and knees. The most pain is in my hands. I could barely get out of bed or lower myself to the toilet. I can barely move and what does move is not without pain for the first several hours of the morning. There is a lower degree of pain and stiffness all day. Some days are worse than others. I have been taking 800 mg of Advil at bedtime and at about 5am to be able to get out of bed to take care of my grandbaby twins. I have been told that this could be RA. I have read up on this and I am terrified. I would appreciate any feedback.View Thread
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