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Biologics and sex drive

Since being on biologics and mtx I have totally lost my sex drive or maybe it ha...

Lockdown or MTX days - jury is out

The look is how I feel today. Day 21 well a little more than this for many!

Methotrexate self-injection

Hello everyone. My rheumatologist has changed my methotrexate from pills to an ...
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Surgery checking up phone call

Just had an unexpected phone call from Gp surgery asking how I’m coping with loc...

No letter.

I,ve had rheumatoid arthritis for sixteen years and at the moment I,m taking olu...

Colonel Tom

Just watching the interview with this remarkable man on the news and am in tears...

Changing from mtx pills to injection

Hi, is it possible to change between mtx pills and injection and back? Like if I...

Sore throat

I’m panicking all day today as had a bit of dry throat and tickle cough I’m just...

Swollen foot

Hi I have RA I've been on biologic injection for 6 months and low dose steriods....

Dynamo -

Just been watching Dynamo and he has reactive arthritis and lupus. At one point ...

Shielding

At last letter arrived from Scot gov today.I must have been at the bottom of the...

Taking methotrxate early

I know they say to take mtx injection same day and time every week. Do you thin...

Determined to walk Darcy this morning

3 weeks now I have walked Darcy 2 miles every morning. Woke this morning stiff a...

Taken off my arthritis meds

Iv been taken off my arthritis meds before my knee op I seen my rheumatoid nurse...

Benepali and shielding

hi there. I am on a weekly injection of benepali 50mg. I have been advised by my...

Anyone currently on Kevzara?

I’m been cleared to start Kevzara and was wondering if anyone else is currently ...

Is it normal to see your pulse beat in your wrist?

I hope everyone is keeping safe and well. I have a question I hope someone can ...

Active

When people say their rd is active do s that mean a flare up or not properly und...

Methotrexate

My understanding is that Mtx lowers your immune system, therefore you are less a...

Baricitinib

Hi has anyone been on this medication? I have been offered it and it’s fairly ne...

Just when your getting somewhere

It started raining yesterday evening and as the night wore on I got stiffer and ...

UFO

Pentagon releases videos from years ago of UFOs ( they never acknowledge these s...

Lockdown

I’m on lockdown and feel like a prisoner in my own home, getting bit down althou...

Pain and spasms in ribs

Has anyone else had this?. Seems worse when I’m in bed. Has been right round r...

Sharps Bin

I have 2 sharps bins. One for Methotrexate pens and one for Amgevita pens. They ...

Hospital

So saw the covid update at 4.30 so they are getting some hospitals back on track...

Hydroxychloroquine causing stomach problems - what foods and drinks help?

I recently started Hydroxychloroquine and I'm having an upset stomach and stomac...

hydroxychloroquine repeat prescription

As predicted, when I called the surgery a couple of weeks ago and they told me i...

shoulder and arm pain

hi guys i’ve been having a bad flare up in my shoulder joints which radiates dow...

Crafting with arthritic hands

Anyone got any advice about using support gloves when doing cross stitch? Even h...