Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Community
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Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is a form of arthritis that causes pain, swelling, stiffness and loss of function in your joints. It can affect any joint but is common in the wrist and fingers. The purpose of the community is to share support and information with Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) patients and their loved ones. Topics in the community include: causes, clinical trials, complications, family issues, living with Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA), prognosis, research, surgery, treatments

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By jimf233
My wife has suddenly developed severe pains and weaknesses that change from one place to another day to day. It start...
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By AKC_75
Bought a brand new recliner today cause I thought it would help with my pain levels. Oh my gosh...it is sooo comfy, ...
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By AKC_75
Is there any O-T-C meds that y'all have found that works better than Advil? Just curious.
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remarMay 29
ShaughanMay 19
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By remar
I have a family member who has RA. She was diagnosed about 20 years ago. At first she was on the normal treatments an...
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By AKC_75
I just found out today that I have R.A.....I understand nothing about it. I have googled it but it just seems like a...
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ShaughanMay 19
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By sherij Blank
Has anyone else with an RA diagnosis been dealing with a constant bone-weary tiredness?? Just wondering if its just m...
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By don8life
I've had a few rheumatologists over the years. The first one insisted I had symptoms I didn't have and said it was f...
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ShaughanMay 19
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By lin888 Blank
Today, Doctor has prescribed Methotrexate 7.5 mg for RA.... Has anyone taking this med and any side effects to the dr...
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By seuntermeyer
About 9 months ago I started experiencing wrist pain (left) - like when I would reach back for my seat belt to put it...
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By bpwprivate
My Aunt has RA and during the diagnostic a shadow was noticed on her lung. We have been told that it is not cancer ...
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PantxMay 04
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By lin888 Blank
Naturopath Doctor has giving me Meriva-SR Curcumin Phytosome capsules to take for RA.....Has anyone taking these and ...
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By tmdcedar Blank
I have PMR and I had been on 7mg of prednisone daily for 5 yrs. My sed rate has dropped to 2 and I'm being weaned of...
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karryon55Mar 27
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By kboscarsmom Blank
Ihave stared a new treatment for my RA it is Rituxan wonder if anyone has experience with it.
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By 2johndeereboys Blank
HI.....My name is Lisa, I am 39 and I just found out that I have an elevated ASO titer......I have done some research...
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lin888Mar 12
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I have Gastritis and cannot take any drugs for RA. For the last 2 weeks I've been taking Calcium-Magnesium Supplement...
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By wrongstep Blank
Hi Doctors, I have exposed to an lady on December 7th 2013. After my exposure I went for the following tests. 1...
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By 2johndeereboys Blank
I had my Rheumatology appt today and she is running more blood work......another ANA test (a sharps panel?????) anti-...
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By bila Blank
Hi, I am male, 33 age, 95 kg of weight and had been suffering muscle spasm, body aches and joints and bones pain s...
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By Rodv Blank
I have been experiencing sever jaw pain and ear pain for a few days. It is one sided (left), and is worse in the morn...
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