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Ouch

Well got my knees injected on Friday, just to have a bad fall yesterday. Bruised...

knuckle replacements 7 years ago now got very bad pain in that hand any ideas why (I got infection at the time so fingers never worked righ

Group Meetings this week!

Hertfordshire NRAS Group (RA & Inflammatory) Bi-monthly meetings are held at We...

esr rising

Hi me again !!! This site is so fantastic for any concerns anyone has and someti...

strictly been dancing

There were 4 judges on strickly, who had to read each dance and vote quickly. th...

can you take rollaids with methrottraxate

can any body tell me how long do you be pain free for after getting a steroid injection thanks

Weather & the weekend

Hi What a lovely Christening we had today my great nephew was a little sweethea...

Just a little moan

Had to have operation on my eye for droopy eye lid, on Friday. The eye is quite...

pip

hi heard the news about pip what will happen with me does any one no I have a in...

Update: on whether to take my MTX tonight

Contacted my Gp, message to contact NHS111, spoke to Dr who said he was concerne...

Flu/pneumonia jab same day as mtx .

Hiya everyone,please could anyone answer my question as I'm having my flu/pneumo...

Mom age 80 uses scooter to get around has RA. Almost damaged kidneys with prednisone. Is it worth taking methotrexate at her age?

She reacts to most meds in a bad way. She is not allergic to eggs yet arm swell...

I have been on Enbrel for about nine months now and my kidney functions are getting bad. Has anyone else had problems with kidneys failing?

My feet and ankles have also swollen up so I cannot wear shoes.

Ask advice about taking my MTX tomorrow?

Im not sure whether to take my MTX tomorrow, My kind Hubby has passed his cold o...

Has anybody had a steroid injection that works on whole body that hasn't had a definite diagnosis?

In so much pain right now movement is agony, I was trialled on prednislone 30mg ...

RA/thyroid problem

just wondering if this sounds like rheumatology problem or maybe thyroid. Two w...

just wondering if this sounds like rheumatology problem or maybe thyroid. Two weeks ago thumb had swollen to twice its size and very painfu

Advice please: diagnosed nearly 3 years' ago for Psoriatic RA and allergic to every drug incl steroids! Is there anything left for me to try

Cimzia (biologic) was the worst and took a year to get over side effects; can on...

My computer has crashed! - happy update

My computer has crashed! I use the on-screen keyboard and click on letters with ...

I just took my methotrexate injection and I'm kind a running scared. Trying to think of something that'll counteract the side effects

Thinking of taking another milligram of Folic acid and I can't ask my doctor cau...

I have swollen up to double the size mainly feet and hands the pain/swelling is so bad not being seen until December by NHS any advice ?

I am taking painkillers but am unable to get around easily due to discomfort and...

Been diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis and my question is how do I stop my condition worsening till my specialist appointment in 3 weeks?

Since my diagnosis about 3 weeks ago the pain in my hands, neck and feet has gon...

Just thought I.d let u know...I'm in bed with hot water bottles in pain and I'm very bored! Oh...am I praying for a good dream.

The Rheumy

The Rheumy Now they're dancing The Rheumy. Serious faces – not gloomy. Off ...

Ultra sound hand scan today.................

Well I had an ultrasound hand scan today as at my last appointment they weren't ...

Hi, I'm new to this! I was refered by GP to rheumatologist sept 3rd and I just had my second appointment on tuesday.

On the first appoinment I had just got back from a month in the south of france ...

Saw consultant

Well put me through the mill, examinations, hip and knees X-rays. So I need a h...

STRICKLY.....Week 5? Dance 4? WITH LORET AND ANTON IN 'OKLAHOMA'

The stage is set! With covered wagons forming a half-circle, the towns' peop...

Time is flying!

It seems to have not been very long since I last wrote the weekly NRAS blog, but...