RA and MS are both autoimmune diseases but they are not linked. They share a lot of common traits and symtoms (symptoms) though. I went looking and found an interesting article from the NIH - you can read this piece at
One thing to keep in mind is it is always possible to have more than one disorder going on at any given time in our bodies. Having MS does not make us immune from having other diseases.
Sorry to hear health problems are hitting you twice!
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