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Wrong diagnosis??

I was told I have RA 18months ago, but another consultant disagreed said it was ...

Is the Rheumatoid factor ever checked again after the first positive one?

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When to say YES to BIologics?

My ESR is consistently about 40 and my CRP is around 57. I have generalised jo...

Fallen arches/flat feet, is this common with RA? (lots more questions!)

It seems to have only happened in the last couples of days but I can really noti...

What is the criteria for remissions.

How do they/you judge it? If you are sero negative how to do they know it's remi...

Royal Wedding whoopee

In case anyone out there doesnt know its the Royal Wedding tomorrow lol. My dau...

Has it really been two months already?

Well I’m sure we have all heard the expression ‘time flies when you’re having fu...

frequency of prehistoric gold injections?? any one know??

went for rheum appt??.. having 50mg.. fortnightly??.. just bout to have 2nd jab ...

Help Please; advise req'd

I have been worrying for a few days and have had not time to write, I did try ye...

Got another one for you all! I've got numb, tingly toes - it's making walking a bit disconcerting as it gets worse when wearing shoes!

Having been in sandals all last week I didn't notice it til today when I put my ...

MY world is changing

Hi not been on for a few days, it has all been happening here. Went to the RA do...

Friends

If I have learnt anything in this last couple of years its how wonderful true fr...

Just not how it should be...

When I imagined my life I didn't really have any great ambitions or expectations...

After how long since diagnosis did your RA become better controlled or in remission?

Hi I keep wondering to myself will I ever get anywere near a better life than Iv...

Try walking in their shoes

I am no girlie woose...I've lived and worked full time for the last ten years wi...

Itchy, sore eyes...urgh.

From nowhere my eyes are now driving me crazy! I have never suffered from hay ...

Is there anyone that suffer(ed) of professional discrimination because RA?

Why do we still have to pay for our prescriptions? At the counter or pre-paid ce...

Seroxat and RA

I have just been reading about the causes of RA from an article provided by an N...

anyone out there got RA and now suffering from hearing loss and tinnitus?

Have had RA since 2003 and in the last 5 months have suffered hearing loss and t...

What no Easter Egg

Yes thats right the easter bunny came and dropped off eggs for the daughters and...

My RA must be faulty- shocking comments

I haven't developed a rhino hide! Let me explain. In the cafe with the family ...

Mostly good days, am I a minority?

I have only been diagnosed for a couple of months, my blood results suggest the ...

Happy Easter Everyone.

Hi I hope everyone is enjoying there easter and those of you who get the bank ho...

The here and now.

Cece's blog raises such good points regarding the \"there\" in life. And then o...

Fed up not being to do more

Here we are another hospital visit over and i am being told i'm doing too much. ...

Good Friday Blog Post....

I am patiently waiting to have my hot cross buns. Mr Calfy and i have promised...

Then there's this pome not sure which I like more both make me laugh

WHEN I AM AN OLD WOMAN I SHALL WEAR PURPLE With a red hat which doesn't go, and ...

as we have been talking about us being crinkly etc, well some of us have mentioned it, I remembered this pome..

WHEN I'M A LITTLE OLD LADY When I'm a little old lady Then I'll live with my ch...

I have been on 6 sulphasalazine tablets daily for 6 months and 10mg weekly methotrexate for 2 months and still feel terrible.

How much longer before they start working and I get my life back??!!! x

Photosensitivity and RA Drugs

This question has arisen several times both on the forum and on HU so I thought ...