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Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Community

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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I am a 60 year old female. About two-and-a-half months ago I started having pains in the balls of both feet and all my toes-sometimes sha...
HI.....My name is Lisa, I am 39 and I just found out that I have an elevated ASO titer......I have done some research but I am still in t...
i was diagnosed with Rheumatic fever when i was 8, it did cause chronic inflammation in both of my knees, i'm now 21 and 5'9. did it affe...
Is it possibke to have negative ANA test results, elevated SED Rate, and a HIGH Vectra count? My Vectra count was 88 out of 100.
did anyone ever use ACTEMRA SUBCUTANEOUSLY
I have RA and currently on Methotrexate, I don't like the side effects of the med. Anyone have any suggestions on natural remedies? Thank...
Well, I have suspected I had some form of arthritis for years. It started in my lower back and I had several bad flares that put me in be...
I am 15 years old and used to be very active. I played volleyball for my high school and on a club team and played/worked out around 12 h...
Just started taking Enbrel self injection, haven't had RA meds since August. Feeling lighted a bit and very anxious. Is this normal and...
My grandson has been having pains in his joints for a few weeks. They come and go and affect different joints, such as ankles, knees, elb...
   I am a 16 year old male and have been having severe pain, aches, and morning stiffness in many joints. This started 2-3 years ago and ...
I've made a guide to buying a walking cane along with some recommendations. If you're having trouble deciding, the link below might help....
I have Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS) or Seronegative Spondyloarthropathy. Suffering for 7 years now. Disease progression is very fast. In t...
I have an appt next week with my rheumy to sort out my symptoms and to see if this is where my symptoms fit.My pain comes and goes the ...
Dears..we are so worried.. My two years old baby girl suddenly stopped walking after felldown during play time. She is not ready to put h...
tried enbrel, mtx, simponi, mobic, ibuprof. and more. Thinking of cataflam, arthrotec. If something has helped your ra pain pls reply. Na...
Just getting this forum to show up in my Profile as "joined." Thanks...
I am a 25 year female who was diagonized with RA in 2013 after having mild pain in shoulder followed by swelling in the ankle. I went to ...
Hi Sir/Madam, I need advice regarding my father's health. He is 66 years old and of Indian ethnicity. He had high uric acid level (of...
I know this thread goes YEARS back, but I just read all of this and wanted to post my story. Separate from this, but I do want to add, ...
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