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Undiagnosed RA
RA runs in my family. Father, mother and two sister plus various aunts, uncles and cousins. I just found out...More
Posted by sandy46219
R.A.
I was diagnosed 18 years ago with R.A. but have been remission for 13 years. I have recently been told my...More
Posted by dillowsharon
Reply: RA and Diet soda?
RE RA. i HAD PAIN IN MY LEFT LEG, THEN SOMEONE TOLD ME IT MAY BE THE SIATIC NERVE. IN A FEW DAYS, I DUG ITO A...More
Posted by buudd
Reply: New to Methotrexate and I am having MORE pain than...
Hi irisheyz52, I think that it would be best for you to speak with your doctor about this worsening pain...More
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Reply: Methotrexate Side Effects
There are several things that may help mouth sores. If you take Folic acid you could ask for you dose to be...More
Posted by ladylee1115
Reply: RA and disability at school
Hi, I am sorry to hear that you have RA. I have degenerative arthritis, just found out last week and...More
Posted by artistjcbebe321
Anyone with Degenerative Arthritis??
Hello, I am wondering if any one with degenerative arthritis and what career do you have? Is this current...More
Posted by Anon_23422
Reply: In so much pain and no one can tell me WHY!
I understand the pain that you are suffering right now. However since the doctors knew better about your...More
Posted by cjonathan675
RA?!
have polyarthritis in all my joints. i have mild swelling in my joints except my elbows. mostly effected are...More
Posted by fnfiacco
Reply: ALL 3 OF MY DISEASES
Vitamins aren't going to do a thing. Don't waste your money. My hunch is that since you're not taking the...More
Posted by ca_lynn
Reply: Has anyone tried Omega XL?
thanks stevan for your comment. I am in extreme pain. Side effects? I m not taking such supplements...More
Posted by david_gomes
8 Affordable Assistive Devices for RA
"Need a little help sometimes? Maybe getting out of a chair, cooking a meal, or writing out a shopping...More
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Reply: Dietician or Nutritionist Referral
Hi dgraha2, This article has some foods and diet plans that may help with RA inflammation. I...More
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Reply: So confused, thoughts anyone?
It sounds like your doctor is not listening to you. I feel as we are the ones suffering with rheumatoid...More
Posted by gurlly
The Pain In My Left Foot
It'd hadn't been very long since I've had these symptoms. Every morning...when I get up out of bed to stand...More
Posted by krystalon
The Pain In My Left Foot
It'd hadn't been very long since I've had these symptoms. Every morning...when I get up out of bed to stand...More
Posted by krystalon
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: 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

Take the Poll

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
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

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