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 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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By SyedMashor Blank
I have Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS) or Seronegative Spondyloarthropathy. Suffering for 7 years now. Disease progressio...
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By Ginster0212 Blank
I have had pain in wrists and hands. Originally told by Gp that I was just joint pain associated with age (42 yrs ol...
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By Jazzbary Blank
Anybody Tell Me plzz ?
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nzkiwilifeFeb 09, 2014
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By nzkiwilife Blank
Radiologist comments on my hand xrays says: No periarticular erosions or evidence of an erosive arthritis. tia
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Dr. Kokil Mathur Dec 01, 2013
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By lilly11219 Blank
hi everyone. I have swelling and stiffness of my hands for at least a year now. The past 6 months I have feet knee ...
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By Marlenarae Blank
My 60 year old brother, who served in Viet Nam, was exposed to agent orange. He has PTSD and rheumatoid arthritis. ...
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Sanjivani Wanjari, MD Jan 03, 2014
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By vinonline Blank
Dear All I have taken 22 tablets of NSAID in November 2013 for my joint pains and its recovered now. Now almost on...
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CaryopterisDec 29, 2013
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By hobojo Blank
Ok about 8 years ago i was in middle school and playing basketball. My wrists started to act up i seen a specialist w...
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dianalynDec 17, 2013
TheLightSeekerDec 16, 2013
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By vinonline Blank
Dear Experts Please share your advice, I am 33 years old male. On 16/10/2013, i developed rashes in my body and...
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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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marie55567Oct 20, 2013
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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