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Dietician or Nutritionist Referral
I was wondering if anyone out there has had success with seeing a Dietician or Nutritionist to find a diet that...More
Posted by dgraha2
RM
how many times can you get septic RM?
Posted by An_258937
New here
Hi all! I have been on every NSAID known. They work for a while then nothing. Finally!!! My Rheumy has...More
Posted by sissen1899
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Reply: Anyone using Actemra
I started Actemra four days ago. Remacaid and Orencia didn't work. I'm on methotrexate and meloxacam. Have had...More
Posted by orange28
Reply: IS THIS RA?
Hi buudd, Here are some symptoms of RA that you may want to look through. The best thing for you to...More
Posted by atti_editor

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IS THIS RA, OR CAN IT BE ANOTHER PROBLEM. I STILL WORK OUTSIDE AND IT GOES AWAY. (USING MATTOCK, BENDING OVER A LOT.... THANK YOU
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Reply: So confused, thoughts anyone?
Methotrexate has long stoped doing anything for me except making me sick so my doctors don't even put me...More
Posted by bunengtiaowu
Reply: New to RA
Methorexate is a cancer drug. Why can't the rheumatologist put you on that? Also Rituxan is used for...More
Posted by newportrilady

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Reply: Scared with advanced RA diagnosis
Most biologics have copay assistance cards. Sometimes pharmaceutical reps leave samples at your doctors...More
Posted by newportrilady
husband with RA
Last year, at the age of 28, my husband was diagnosed with RA. He is currently taking methotrexate, humira,...More
Posted by An_258793
IS THIS RA?
Dear Madam or Sir, My symptoms are: pain radiating from left hip down leg to ankle. (seems in bone) ...More
Posted by buudd

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IS THIS RA, OR CAN IT BE ANOTHER PROBLEM. I STILL WORK OUTSIDE AND IT GOES AWAY. (USING MATTOCK, BENDING OVER A LOT.... THANK YOU
  • IS THIS RA?
  • COULD IT BE ANOTHER ILLNESS?
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Reply: Newbie with RA
One of my normal, every day, symptoms to my RA is that I'm really tired and weak. A common side effect of RA...More
Posted by An_258731
Reply: afraid to start methotrexate
I have been doing acupuncture for about month. I've been having good results.
Posted by rhorho5
Reply: RA Manifested in the Lungs
The first thing I learned about RA is that everyone is different. I had intermittent joint symptoms until my...More
Posted by redherr
Reply: In so much pain and no one can tell me WHY!
I've looked into AS as well but didn't feel like that fit me. Lethe main area of discomfort is the spine and...More
Posted by ally_bo0
Biologics- Thank God for Remicade
Hi, I am new here, but want to pop in with some feedback for you. I have been on Remicade for close to a...More
Posted by create2live
Reply: muscle cramps
Thanks! I will give the pickle juice a try. You have RA? Is it under control? How do you know it is under...More
Posted by wendyj12
Reply: Starting Humira
Hi there Biologic drugs are a real breakthrough. If you are ill enough to qualify and your specialist...More
Posted by mike201
Reply: Biologic drugs
Don't do them!!!! I took One of them for a year and got severe infections! They did nothing for me.
Posted by An_258518

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Reply: Weakness
I take 1000 mg of Rodiola Rosea daily and have for about 6 months now. My fatigue is greatly reduced since I...More
Posted by kaylibug
RA and breastfeeding
I just had my baby girl 5 months ago and two weeks ago I had a flare up return. I am currently...More
Posted by chatterton59
Reply: Keyboard for RA Sufferer
I hope the software works well for you. I'm glad the "dragons" were developed. My MD just...More
Reply: losing my hair
careful people! yes, folic acid should be a part of your methotrexate cocktail BUT if the folic dose is...More
Posted by bettyboop1999
Reply: RA and depressed
it should be a short term fix only but since you are in crisis, and by that not only your life quality...More
Posted by bettyboop1999
Miserable and desperate
I have fibromyalgia...but lately my symptoms are so much worse..seems I have inflammations taking turns in...More
Posted by gigi2559
Weakness
Hi! I just joined this group, I hope everyone feeling as best as they can. I take humira and have had real...More
Posted by avamgoodwin
Reply: Anyone use any natural treatments with success?
Hi. Yes I've tried a few things myself. The turmeric curcumin does help with inflammation but I found that I...More
Posted by osusanna44
Reply: Newly Diagnosed and new to this forum
Thank you so much for your positive reply. I'm having trouble leaving replies to comments on here. Hopefully...More
Posted by osusanna44
Reply: Methotrexate Side Effects
I do the injections and yes they are a TON better than the pills. The pills made me deathly ill. The injections...More
Posted by meleah3
Reply: Going gluten free
What do you suggest for the skin issues? I thought it was from the Prednisone, but I see a lot of people...More
Posted by lizard_licks
Reply: Methotrexate side effects
First of all there is scientific proof that GF can help with RA symptoms. This doesn't work for all RA...More
Posted by lizard_licks

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