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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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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NightsoundsAug 29, 2013
twinsmamaraeAug 14, 2013
CaughtOffGuardApr 23, 2013
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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merrymariettaJul 24, 2013
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
kabs8Jul 12, 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
Red_StarMar 30, 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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AndrewHLJul 10, 2013
S. Kaul, MD Apr 16, 2012
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By XxBrokenInsidexX Blank
Hi, I am 23 years old and have been noticing some occasional stiffness in my hands, feet, knees, and back. My m...
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Bhupinder Kaur, MD Jul 06, 2013
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By sagil Blank
I have RA and osteoporosis, and have tingling in hands and pins and needles but more so in one hand. Has anyone had t...
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Bhupinder Kaur, MD Jul 06, 2013
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By ssb1976 Blank
in any pathy is it curable? on highest ANA value?
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Bhupinder Kaur, MD Jul 06, 2013
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By pattypan Blank
I am currently on Prolia Osteoarthritis and will start Rhemicade for Ankylosing Spondylitis. Does anyone else take bo...
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