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My skin reaction to sunlight/glare has returned. I'm on methotrexate and infliximab - any suggestions?

Yesterday I went out for a picnic. Fifteen minutes in the car, five between carp...

The Information Standard

Share your stories about good or bad health information. Have you or a famil...

Co-codamol recall - batch LL11701 - Expiry September 2014

According to the BBC (on red button) in the health section Co-codamol batch No L...

Having just read about a swimming group in the north east, I was woundering if there was anything similar in the Huddersfield area.

Can anybody recommened effective Analgesia?

My Mum is suffering severe pain in her hands and shoulders re RA. She is taking ...

I need some advice please.

I have had RA for 18 yrs, bilateral knee replacement, both done at same time, . ...

swimming.....come and join us

just to let people who live in the newcastle/gateshead/northumberland area know ...

embarrassing question.

I have recently went back on arava 10mg after coming off it for about 6 weeks du...

fighting pain

Sometimes when RA is flaring up,l feel like curling up in a ball,and keeping awa...

Beautiful sunday

Good morning everyone,the sun is already up and no fog in the midlands. I was wa...

Check out RA chicks.

Hi all, On Facebook there is a page called RA chicks which is for all women wit...

Amazing challenge on behalf of RA sufferers

Hi, I'm back after my wrist surgery and wondered if you were all aware of th...

MTX and depression.

I've been dumping on Mads's blog about all this but just wanted to paste this li...

I don't know if I have RA or something else?

Hi, I've just found this site, and have been reading through the questions and ...

I wrote this, and a risk sharing, but wanted you to read it.

Human Beings. We see the world in a different way, We wish our disabilites w...

How to avoid reinfection

3 weeks ago I was refused anti tnf as I had a cold. After a course of antibiotic...

Hi, I think I am finally back!

Hello everyone, I havent been on in a while. I hate to report that I had a strok...

I've been diagnosed nearly a year with RA, but nothing seems to be slowing it's progress. I'm so exhausted with it, any helpful ideas?

time out

I have just been signed off for 2 weeks to rest by my GP. Totally his idea bless...

Lowered the dose of MTX - big improvement in energy levels and mind working. But can't walk, sciatica, flares, pain...dose back up.

I live alone, need my mind to be working, and need to be able to reach the toile...

Nice day outside,so why am i in constant pain

Morning all,here we are another lovely day and i am in agony. I ache in places t...

Infections Fed Up

I am feeling a bit fed up, I am on cimzia and it has really helped but because i...

Eye troubles

I have sore stinging eyes. Have spoken to my nurse and had the Schirmers test wh...

Sulphsalazine - not sure I want to continue taking it!

I've been on sulphsalazine for a few months now along with Hydroxycloroquine, pl...

Why do I feel so unwell since starting treatment? Not sure I want to take more pills.

Diagnosed with RA 2 weeks ago. Put on sulphsalazine but have had severe skin rea...

washed out

the weathers been a bit better last few days but why do i feel so tired and wash...

Left hand numb all the time now. Any ideas why?

I know that I will need carpal tunnel op in the future but my left hand is const...

And on it goes, and on...and on...

Well its official I am an enigma, have been taking Methotrexate for 6mths to com...

Double jointed and beyond - yiuck!?

Hi all - wonder if you can advise me. Last night at big choir practice I go to t...

How long do I have to be like this

Hi guys I'm a bit wound up so thought I'd throw it open. I've still no proper d...