Flare :(: I'm flaring for the first time in 8 months.... - NRAS

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Flare :(

Dreamer85
Dreamer85
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I'm flaring for the first time in 8 months. 2 weeks ago I woke up with stiffness all over and feeling flu like, since then different joints have been swelling. At the moment my knee is like a football and throbbing badly. I can't cope with flares, I get so down. Gutted because I thought I was stable on naproxen and leuflunomide.Just venting where people understand. Thanks for reading x

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sabrejan

I'm so sorry to hear that I'm on felunomide too been on it fir just over 3 months had flare from hell middle of jan so on sulfasalasine now 4 tablets a day and naproxen as a d when I need it. Had steroids recently so they r masking pain at the min. Hope u feel better soon.

Regards Janet

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Hessie5

Don’t worry it shall get better - stress only adds to it. Take this time to relax. Wishing you better swiftly.

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Siamese17

I do totally understand having been there more than once 💗 I am sending you my love and healing

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Etostar

🤗 hugs and prayers for you.

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summer32

Understand only too well unfortunately

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Gnarli

I reckon it's going to be a duvet day with lots of warmth and snuggles, rest and relaxing. Looking at the awful weather it's probably the best place to be. Wishing you better

J

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Hidden
Hidden

Sorry for the flare Dreamer... I have been in remission for around two years now and I still flare, so I think it is just the nature of the disease. I know that doesn't help any, but I don't want you to get discouraged and think your treatments aren't working. They probably are, but much like Ebenezer Scrooge said (paraphrased). "I don't trust my senses because the smallest thing can affect them - you could be a blot of mustard or a bit of underdone potato." Only for RA it can be a weather event, a bad phone call or even a stupid bill that can set the inflammation off. Here is hoping you are feeling better - gentle hugs

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Dreamer85
Dreamer85
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Enjoyed the quote! Thankyou xx

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Yogi-bear123

So true!

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Kai--
Kai--
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Wishing you speedy, blessed relief, Dreamer85. 😌 🙏 🍀 🌺 🌞

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Hidden
Hidden
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Thanks Kai - Never sure when guessing at a quote...

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poemsgalore1

We're all with you Dreamer. It's even worse when the weather is as bad as this. Keep warm. XXXX

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CB27LJ10

Apparently I've heard that taking Naproxen should be a daily thing to avoid the possibility of bad flare ups, I was taking it as and when but when I started taking it every day regardless, my flare ups aren't as bad...Hope U feeling better soon....

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natv1

Sorry to hear that. It’s really rubbish when we start to flare after doing so well. I’m flaring after being stable for six months 😔. I blame the weather. Hope you feel better soon.

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Dreamer85
Dreamer85
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Hope you feel better soon too! Xx

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natv1
natv1
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Thank you xx

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