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 telynn Blank
Hi, Just wondering if anyone has been treated with shots of CIMZIA, and if it helps your RA. Thanks Terri
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Bhupinder Kaur, MD Sep 12, 2013
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By sagil Blank
I have been taking methotrexate since 2009 and now am having digestion problems. Do they usually go to the injections...
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dinesh567Dec 05, 2013
Bhupinder Kaur, MD Oct 19, 2013
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By dinesh567 Blank
Doctor,my case is very complicated i am 26 old suffering from tightening and induration of skin progressing over bi...
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Dr. Kokil Mathur Dec 01, 2013
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By sagil Blank
I was on methotrexate since 2009 digestive issues now so in sept put me on leflunomide but I lost 11 lbs in 8 weeks. ...
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Dr. Kokil Mathur Dec 01, 2013
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By saltlover Blank
tried enbrel, mtx, simponi, mobic, ibuprof. and more. Thinking of cataflam, arthrotec. If something has helped your r...
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CoWriterDec 01, 2013
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By nzkiwilife Blank
The little finger of one hand has the joint closest to the fingernail growing bigger. It doesn't really hurt, though ...
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Bhupinder Kaur, MD Oct 19, 2013
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By marie55567 Blank
I passed out in 2010 from pain in the tailbone. I had regular x-ray took, MRI of head. The doctors found nothing. ...
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Sanjivani Wanjari, MD Oct 11, 2013
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By fwilliam15 Blank
In the past few weeks I have been experiencing problems with my calf muscles cramping and my feet point straight out ...
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Bhupinder Kaur, MD Sep 30, 2013
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By nutty905 Blank
Doctor...... am from India, my case is very complicated...... with a slight tremor in my left hand i was started with...
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karryon55Sep 26, 2013
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By sagil Blank
I was on methotrexate since 2009 and now I am lactose intolerant. I just can't seem to eat anything with dairy even w...
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Bhupinder Kaur, MD Sep 04, 2013
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By mikek369 Blank
Hello, I have a question about how RA progresses after biotics have been introduced? My wife has been diagnosed w...
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Bhupinder Kaur, MD Sep 04, 2013
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By AdamsMommy419 Blank
My 10 yr old was Diagnosed in June 2013 with Systemic Juvenile Idiopathic Rheumatoid Arthritis , with Overlapping Lup...
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kumquatmayApr 22, 2013
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By clearwater520 Blank
how long did you have symptoms before blood results started becoming positive?? Thanks! =))
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Sanjivani Wanjari, MD Aug 05, 2013
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By GroverCat Blank
Hi, I've been having intermittent pain in the joints of my hands for the last six months, and two doctors now have...
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Sanjivani Wanjari, MD Jul 24, 2013
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By merrymarietta Blank
I have an approximate 1x1 1/2" indented area on my upper right arm (front side) which is pink in color. For several w...
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azy1Jul 20, 2013
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By azy1 Blank
How does Enbrel differ from other steroidal anti-inflammatory medications, eg, prednisone?
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Bhupinder Kaur, MD Jul 19, 2013
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By SKSmallwood Blank
Hello. I wanted to introduce myself to the community and get a couple questions answered. I have been searching for a...
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Bhupinder Kaur, MD Jul 18, 2013
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By kabs8 Blank
I guess I'll figure out my problem on my own and wait for my Dr. appt. was hoping not to have to wait that long. No ...
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Bhupinder Kaur, MD Jul 18, 2013
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By kabs8 Blank
I have pain in my upper arms, probably biceps muscle, between shoulder blades, and pain on the backs of both legs fro...
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kpaineJul 11, 2013
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By sagil Blank
I am a 53 year old female, and I have RA and now osteoporosis. Tried fosomax but had side effects. Has anyone tried P...
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