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    Hi - just wanted to let those who've helped me know that woman GP phoned me back this afternoon and I explained how dreadful I feel just now...

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  • hi, new to all this, was diagnosed in 2010 with osteo arthritis but was always convinced that it was more than that. i've had every test...

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  • Anyone taking actemra injections? I am starting this biologic next week. Did you have good results and what side affects

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    I noticed today at the doctors I only have ALT in my mtx monitoring book. Aren't there more liver tests that I should be having? My book has...

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    I've just had a very productive Podietry assessment. 6 corns removed, a bit uncomfortable but I was given the initial basic arch insoles...

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  • Hi Everyone! We are very proud that our lovely volunteer Donna Saunders has been chosen as a finalist for the Britain's Best Volunteer...

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  • Hi All Please see details of the NRAS group meetings taking place this week: NRAS Group Meetings—Week Commencing 2nd March 2015 Bolton...

  • Hi everyone, I am new to this board and having just been diagnosed with RA feel a little overwhelmed with everything at the moment. I am...

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    Hi all Can I ask a question on behalf of my lovely Mum. She has been suffering for 2 years with hip pain. She's 75 and was going to the gym...

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  • Can anyone explain in 'basic English' the difference between these two pains? I'm not sure I have fibro & would be interested to know what...

  • Well I finally managed my mri on my back. Had to go to Croyden last Friday so could go in the open mri scanner. Still struggled but proud...

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  • Good morning everyone. I got up at 7am after for me was a brilliant nights sleep.. I settled down just before midnight and only got up once...

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    Being new to this chat, (just recently diagnosed) reading so many accounts of painful experiences has been quite eye-opening and a bit...

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  • Woke up this morning with really bad pain in my right hip and struggled to move from room to room. I've had the odd problem with my hip in...

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    As some of you know I will see my rheumy for the first time in 8 months on 19th March and will have been off RA drugs at his suggestion for...

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  • I have been suffering with RA & Fibromyalgia since around yr 2000 and I went to the rheumo clinic on Thursday last & got told off as my ESR...

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  • Slowly but surely, the pounds are dropping off. I know that not being overweight will benefit my overall health and while I was not aiming...

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  • Hi all been suffering with a really stiff back lower for around 2 weeks finding it really hard to get up and straighten up after resting...

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  • Hi I had my first appt with the rheumatologist on Thurs and I was diagnosed as having RAZR in both my knees and feet and ankles!! And...

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  • Hi. I've been on methotrexate since December tablet form & steriods since November lately in the last 2 weeks ice increased from 15mg to...

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