Hiya. I'm a newly diagnosed 33 year old RA sufferer, I'm a Homemaker to 22m old twins and I was previously a qualified veterinary nurse for 8 years. My Mum suffered with severe RA for 30 years before her passing away in 2009. There is a string family history of RA in my family and I know I can ask my family. Ut would love to ask here too. I'm Due to start Methotrexate....it's been a long road here, started in February (more on that another time!). i know I'm probably in a state of denial but I have 2 questions. Firstly, the pain, it seems to "jump" from joint to joint. Sometimes my left wrist, then the next day my left knee, then perhaps a finger, then the wrist again...is this normal for RA? Or will it be normal for me? Is thee a Norma?! Secondly, how long to people find the depo-med injection lasts? I had it last Saturday to tide me over before the treatment started but just wondered as a guideline what people felt? It took a good couple of days for me to feel a difference, by Monday evening I was feeling better. Many thanks and Happy Christmas x
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