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I was perfectly healthy on August 3, but on August 4 I broke out in a rash and had incredible pain in my...More
Posted by kytroutman
Need Recommendation
Dear all, My wife has RA since 2012 and I really appreciate if you could helping me in treating her. below...More
Posted by hpl1950g
Reply: Need advice.
Hi, As this article says, studies show that the earlier you are treated for RA the more likely you are...More
Posted by atti_editor
New here and burnt out on life
Hi, I am mostly just venting. I can not afford to show any more struggle to others I think many have lost...More
Posted by An_262566
Reply: Flare up from sulphasalazine?
I have had symptoms of rheumatoid since 2009, and was just recently diagnosed. I am taking several different...More
Posted by pennyp4
Reply: Support
I've recently been diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis at the ripe old age of 30. It's not hit me as...More
Posted by bethwalker85
Reply: RA and Carotid Artery Stenosis
corroded artery. Not karate.
Posted by mjwinner
Best Sneakers for Walking
Hi Everyone I have RA and fibro. I am finally at a point where my pain is tolerable that I can start to go...More
Posted by donnachrisrn
Reply: RA/Chronic Fatigue and Fibromyalgia! Lost and con...
After 10 years of joint pain, swelling, extreme overwhelming fatigue, etc...I was diagnosed with...More
Posted by donnachrisrn
Reply: Dating, socializing and being "normal"
I appreciate your input. Sadly, I have tried these things. Maybe I need to socialize more with people...More
Posted by caarthritisgirl
Reply: Devices For Pain Relief
If you ask me I would say I don't believe it would work. I can ask your question in my group and see how...More
Posted by montanamosey
Includes Expert Content
Reply: RA and altitude
Hi Everyone! So interesting to see how altitude and climate affect everyone differently. I have...More
Posted by fibrohealing
Positive Effects of High Altitude
Hi Everyone! So interesting to see how altitude and climate affect everyone differently. I have...More
Posted by fibrohealing
Reply: Nothing is working back to square 1
I have had a lot of improvement with Actemra. It's the only thing that worked
Posted by mamaw1991
Reply: online support
These are great support groups. I use a lot of the posts in my group. Lol you forgot my group. Its called...More
Posted by montanamosey
Reply: leg cramps and RA
Painful and knotted up. Can feel contracted muscle. Hurts to touch for several days
Posted by ehacarolyn
Lucky Fins
Is there anyone who knows of kids or teens 18 and under with R.A.? my name is Jordan and I got R.A. on my...More
Posted by luckyfins
Reply: Something always wrong!
Thanks,I'll check on that. I do have ra factor and had inflammation (gone way down bc of my...More
Reply: just need someone to talk to
Hi There You are absolutely right about no-one understanding. Look up the 'Five Spoon Theory', as it might...More
Posted by mike201
Reply: meds.
Only Two? If you are like me you may never be able to do what you used to. My monicker reflects what I USED to...More
Posted by r1cochet
Reply: Affecting the ones around us
If he would it might be an idea if he can see a doctor and explain what's going of. He might have to be on...More
Posted by montanamosey
message to millercat
Hi millercat I would like to add you to our Arthritis group on facebook but I can't. I have no idea of...More
Posted by montanamosey
Reply: Methotrexate Side Effects
Hello greenkelly85, I have been on Methotrexate for three years, I take eight pills once a week, and take an...More
Posted by barb1020
Reply: type 1 diabetic with possible ra
This article discusses some of the possible links between RA and diabetes that may be helpful for you to...More
Posted by atti_editor
Reply: Husband about to start methotrexate shots
Hi there Krisguest. Methotrexate is a very standard treatment for RA. These days is a self administered under...More
Posted by mike201
Reply: Still feeling defeated
Just reading your post. I'm so sorry this is going on with your body. I remember when I was that way. I...More
Posted by montanamosey
Reply: People don't get it
Hi Lisabeth I'm not sure if you have already joined our group. I know we did add a girl called Lisa. Is...More
Posted by montanamosey
support group
Hi everyone if you would like to join another support group please look us up. Our group is a facebook...More
Posted by montanamosey
Reply: support group
Hi millercat I can't just add you but you can look us up and press the join button then we can add you....More
Posted by montanamosey
Reply: Newly diagnosed with RA....scared, upset, depresse...
Hi Jerzee, You are not alone. I am sitting here at 5am not able to sleep all night because of the pain in my...More
Posted by hgunders

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