Bailybiscuit7 hours ago
This is not really health related but I wondered what others do when they can no longer wear their wedding ring. I had mine put in to be enl...
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RA not in control
Hidden9 hours ago
Went to see the consultant to try and sort out why things don't seem to settle down I take monthly inj of simponi or golly for short 100mg. ...
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My back pain and its udesirable outcomes
I have been getting pain in my lower spine for a long time now. My rheumatology doctor used to give me a steroid injection in my backside ab...
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Beaten by the bus. But it hasn't wreaked my big news.
pinksugarmouse10 hours ago
I had a dreadful bus journey yesterday. The bus took about fifteen minuets to start, the driver was reving the engine but the bus didn't wan...
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fastball11 hours ago
I'vet been in hospital for several days, for shortness of breath. I could'nt take my MTX pens for three weeks because i was on antibiotics....
Access to biologics in different CCG
postle215 hours ago
It has been a stressful few months selling-up and looking for somewhere to live on the other side of the country. And it still is ...
Omg...surely these things can't be happening.... prednisolone?
orchidcass15 hours agoPOPULAR
Ok so I won't ramble on. The pharmacy were meant to deliver an emergency Prednisone pack. I'm currently on 40mgs (I know it's a lot and that...
Laying down for the night can be scary!
jaclyn11305a day agoPOPULAR
Anyone else dread going to bed cause your pain is already so bad and you know its going to be so much worse once you lay down!
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crashdolla day ago
I've been on humira for 2.5 years. It's working quite well and I certainly wouldn't want to stop taking it. I inject every other Thursday ev...
Acute infectious synovitis
Cornishrexa day ago
One or two of you will probably remember my story, but I've been fighting a diagnosis of RA for almost two years (yes, I know, it goes again...
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First Methotrexate dose
gwynedda day ago
Hi all, hope your all as pain free as possible.
I've just taken my first dose of Methotrexate after dinner tonight, felt very apprehensive b...
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Asthma in RA
jaclyn11305a day ago
I was diagnosed with asthma when i was young but as i got older i kinda grew out of it hadnt had an attack in a very very long time. Until a...
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Hidden2 days agoPOPULAR
Is it just me or has RA caused your feet to expand? I used to have lovely long slim feet and now I look down and see splodges. Is RA turni...
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NRAS Group Meetings Next Week
Kim-NRAS2 days ago
Please find details below of the two NRAS Group meetings taking place next week.
NRAS Group Meetings—Week Commencing 25th July 2016
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Kingsmill or newark anyone
artyone2 days ago
Just wondered if anyone thinks Thierry diagnosis maybe wrong ? I am not happy after 6 years.
smithfield2 days ago
Hi, After my first two loading doses of Cimzia, I felt tired and nauseous for on the 2nd day after injecting as it reached a peak in my syst...
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Hurtalot2 days agoPOPULAR
I have rheumatoid arthritis for 7 months now. Then j had a stroke .then I had two Minnie strokes last Saturday. Is it normal to forg...
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Could this be a miss-diagnosis?
annaesylltmcdonald2 days ago
All the joints in my hands and wrists hurt, including shooting pains from my wrists and down my lower arms. I don't know if this is Carpel ...
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I'm new on here
Margaret-542 days ago
Hello,I'm new on here and was diagnosed with RA about 6 yrs ago but have coped well with it and chose not to take any medication.Recently I'...
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lisha512 days ago
pain in left arm
Newbie Methotrexate Psoaratic Arthritis
farscapewun2 days ago
First post. Diagnosed in November last year with psoaratic arthritis. Currently on naproxone twice daily. Been advised to commence methot...
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General pain killers
When pain gets too much and RA drugs are not enough what are the best pain killers to take? I hear co-codamol can help. Any other suggesti...
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Having a bad day
Fifi22 days ago
Has anybody had an infusion ?
I've got a hospital appoint next week and I'm thinking of pushing for this .im desperate to get my life back.i...
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Follow up today feeling fed up
Chez12 days ago
Finally got to see consultant again - went through x-rays (showing some signs of oa but not in the joints that hurt). basically got to wait...
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Moomin83 days agoPOPULAR
Due to my low iron readings, my gp has initiated an endoscopy. It's come through really quickly- next week! As I'm on omeprazole, I thought ...
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Is this Pallindromic rheumatism?
HilaryWB3 days ago
Hello, I had overnight "out of the blue" onset of excruciating shoulder pain in Nov 2014 after a really bad chest infection which my GP s...
Change in prescribed sicca treatments - Xailin replacing Lacrilube anyone?
Hidden3 days ago
My sicca symptoms wax and wane bit just now have ramped up a lot - probably due to the hot weather.
I've been prescribed Lacrilube and Hylo ...
Waiting for Enbrel to work. Will it get worse before it gets better?
Hidden3 days agoPOPULAR
Hi everyone. I saw a similar post on in the American RA warriors community, and since I'm having very similar issues, I thought I would wri...
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Today I saw my rheumatologist, the first time for a while....
I was put on Lefunomide, a few months ago, it gave me various side effects..the...
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Bad knees getting off the floor
kathylcw3 days ago
Professional help on how to get up from floor with bad knees
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