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"Tis but a scratch . . ."
Kai--3 days ago
"Tis but a scratch . . ." [/b...
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Treating the pain
zbratianu9 days ago
Hello, I wondering if I am the outcast here...my first rheumatologist gave me narcotic pain meds to treat the pain while we try meds to cont...
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Hiddena month ago
I am newly diagnosed with mild RA. I have been prescribed methotrexate, and I was at first frightened by all of the possible side effects. I...
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Bahnmc9 days ago
The rheumatologist I was going to has serious God complex and is HORRIBLE! He got mad that I followed the ER doc's order to stop plaquenil d...
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Great little article on potential dangers of touting a 'cure' for RA
Lucy118 days ago
Hello All! A brief bit about my disease history...
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Hello my Friends, my Warriors
Treenuh23 days ago
I have been a true warrior most of my life, I have MCTD/Mixed Connective Tissue Disease/Lupus, RA degenerative arthritis, inflammatory all j...
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Biologic-free and drug-free remission is possible - If you want to risk your own life, then try going drugs free!
Amy_Lee13 days ago
Sustained biologic-free and drug-free remission in rheumatoid arthritis, where are we now
Cant get help
Sltk7 days ago
Hi im sondra i have ra have had a bad year lost my job due to this cant get insurance cant get meds need a ra doc but cant go anyone else l...
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Help for pain
Fze2225 days ago
My mother has RA and today she is in so much pain with her knee she can't stand or walk with it. She took her methotrexate today and refuse...
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134th12 days ago
Hello, I am Travis,134th...
Trying to cope with the anxiety and pain caused by living with RA
Janina_63715 days ago
Hi my name is Janina and I am 31 years old, I've had RA since age 26 and I'm reaching out to others with the same disease to try to find som...
RT (rheumatoid factor) of >450? IgM 2.8? calprotectin 90?
WK101022 days ago
Hello everyone. I'm a 19 year old male. Not too long ago my blood test showed RF latex test > 450, which I have read indicates advanced dise...
Cheyennesheppard2 days ago
I was wondering if anyone had set backs or tried cannabis to help with pain
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Giving up on Western world meds....
tkp61017 days ago
Hello. I am new to the group but not new to RA. For almost 10 yrs I have struggled on a sliding scale of pain but never seem to get below a ...
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Wedad6 days ago
Hi. Does anyone know if this is a real treatment or a scam
Stomach difficulty with methotrexate after taking for awhile
Laineymacd18 days ago
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Progress on my RA journey!
DRunnerchicka month ago
I just wanted to share some good news with my friends here. For my 'new friends, I will recap- diagnosed with seronegative RA August 2016 af...
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Cant take Embrel anymore. Help.
JBUBBIEWOO6 days ago
Due to my cancer, my doc doesnt want to "stir anything up" by keeping me on Embrel. That drug was a miracle drug for me. All drugs seem to h...
Remission! Now What?
“When treated early with DMARDs and biologics, remission rates can exceed 60%,” says Paul Emery, MD, director, Leeds Institute of Rheumatic ...
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Protesting xeljans outrageous prices
2impeach9 days ago
Is there an organization coordinating protest about the co-pays on xeljans? My doc recomended it but I refuse to pay a $800 monthly copay
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