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 Blank
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 Blank
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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TheLightSeekerJun 06, 2014
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By AKC_75 Blank
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, 2014
ShaughanMay 19, 2014
philnoirMay 11, 2014
remarMay 02, 2014
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By remar Blank
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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AKC_75May 24, 2014
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By AKC_75 Blank
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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oldschool09May 24, 2014
ShaughanMay 19, 2014
TheLightSeekerMar 06, 2014
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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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TheLightSeekerMay 22, 2014
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By don8life Blank
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, 2014
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JodyabcApr 24, 2014
lin888Apr 24, 2014
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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 Blank
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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Sanjivani Wanjari, MD May 05, 2014
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By bpwprivate Blank
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, 2014
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By sharena2007 Blank
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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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tmdcedarApr 22, 2014
Sanjivani Wanjari, MD Apr 21, 2014
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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, 2014
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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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lin888Mar 12, 2014
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By lin888 Blank
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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carolaniveyBlankMar 11, 2014
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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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Sanjivani Wanjari, MD Mar 06, 2014
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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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Sanjivani Wanjari, MD Feb 27, 2014
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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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karryon55Feb 23, 2014
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By SyedMashor Blank
I have Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS) or Seronegative Spondyloarthropathy. Suffering for 7 years now. Disease progressio...
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