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My actual meds are methotrexate 15mg at times 20mg,every week .cimzia 200mg every 15 days ,5 mg of corteson...More
Posted by silvercindy
Reply: Any suggestions?
You are right about talking to anyone who does not have RA. Even loved ones don't know the extending grip of...More
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Reply: I'm new
Thanks Atti. So today I do my second injection. Thanks for the reply and I will read up on the folic...More
Posted by jeepgirl123
Psoriatic Arthritis
Amazing how you can be told by doc's that you have arthritis for years then suddenly the surface indicators of...More
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Reply: Rheumatoid Arthritis and depression
I had to find other things to help my Rheumatoid. I did find SAME-e (S-L methionine) has bought my ESR/CRP...More
Posted by angali
Methotrexate
This is an horrific drug and be very careful as lets in fungus and bacterial infections. Not suitable for...More
Posted by angali
Reply: Been diagnosed with RA but rheumy says all pain is...
It really does sound like your RA is not very well controlled. I wonder why your doctor hasn't tried you on...More
Posted by marzipana
Reply: New Diagnosis
I was on mexathotrexate it is not a good drug but it does help, I am now on humira and it really works for...More
Posted by blackhills
Reply: my family thinks i am faking or something :( venti...
It seems to me your family does not want to believe you, not that they don't believe you. It would really...More
Posted by dominostreet
Reply: RA and jaws and ears
I have this problem too. I haven't found others with it, so I'm glad someone can validate it for me. I...More
Posted by dominostreet
Reply: chat room
Sorry to hear of you being in so much pain. Friends and family do not understand. They do support me but some...More
Posted by pammyra
Reply: Long Term Prednisone Use
Have you considered your diet might be contributing to your pain? I was dx'd with Arthritis in 1999, I took...More
Posted by tracesnana
Reply: Can I have rheumatoid arthritis?
Thank you Mike201. I have another appointment on Wednesday and I will get the results from the blood work...More
Posted by janicedunst
Reply: Newly diagnosed with RA....scared, upset, depresse...
Hello! I was just recently diagnosed as well and reading your post feels like looking in a mirror! My husband...More
Posted by cyou1001
Reply: Muscle cramping?
I found loosening the bedding around my feet and hot soaking baths with Himalayan pink rock salt, baking...More
Posted by kokosmommy
Reply: Chantix side effects
Hi, came across your post out of desperation. Brother has been to doctor after doctor trying to find the...More
Posted by skerrysherry
Sauve Keratin Shampoo and question
I am about to start methotrexate so I read all the posts and decided to look up Sauve Keratin Shampoo on...More
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Hello, I'm sorry but it is against WebMD policy to discuss specific doctors or provide physician...More
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Reply: simponi side effects
Thank you. I'll do that
Posted by lulabelle37
Reply: Free & Low Cost Health Care Resources
Hi Blanca, You might try using this link to search for free and low cost clinics in your area. You...More
Posted by atti_editor
Reply: ra testing
Hello, Here is some information on diagnosing RA -- because no single test can clearly identify RA,...More
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Reply: Change Your Diet - Gluten free, Dairy free, organi...
Thank you for suggesting the book "Food That Grows". I just ordered it and am excited to start my healthy...More
Posted by michone123
Reply: New blood test to determine progression of RA
Your doctor may be refering to the Vectra Da test. I had one done 2 months ago. I was just recently diagnosed...More
Posted by timmydog
Reply: Do I have RA?
Hi daphcoley78, Joint stiffness, swelling, pain, and redness/warmth are some of the hallmark signs of RA...More
Posted by atti_editor
Reply: Is there a link between Fifth Disease and Rheumato...
Hi twilightchick74, You might find this information on Fifth disease and joint pain helpful. Joint...More
Posted by atti_editor
Reply: Do I have RA?
It sounds like it could also be carpal tunnel syndrome...I had that same pain problem and could not close...More
Posted by lilsweet4
actemra side effects
I had my first infusion for Actemra 2 weeks ago. I now have nausea with huge sweats and a little...More
Posted by rosemaryemily
Is there a link between Fifth Disease and Rheumato...
I learned that I had rheumatoid arthritis right after I came down with Fifth's Disease (Slapped Cheek)....More
Posted by twilightchick74
Reply: server with ra
Mr 255805 You are not in a good mental or physical space but things will get under control. You must have a...More
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Reply: Just Found Out I have RA, Confused, Scared
Hi there. Thank you for this post. I have not been dx with RA yet but my doctors are testing me now. I'm...More
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