Hi there, when I was first DX with Reactive Arthritis ( symptoms are alot like RA) I had HUGE black and blue marks on my stomach, looked like someone hit me with a bat! I had about 3 episodes of that. Not sure if was the meds I was on at the time, methotrexate, prednisone and anti inflammatories ( Ketoprofen ). I had mentioned it n passing to my GP and she said she wanted to see them the next time it happened but I went off the methotrexate and prednisone, I could not tolerate either. 4 years later I am now on Enbrel and so far so good, wish I had done it sooner.
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