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  • ords

    ra

    does anyone else suffer fron tight calves and finding it so hard to walk help continue reading

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  • macgyver365

    RA

    Hi everyone. I was diagnosed in December 2013 with rheumatoid arthritis then affecting 33 joints. I have been given the following medication. Methotrexate 20mg weekly, folic acid, calciferol, plasmaquine, panafcort, cal d, arava, stilpaine, continue reading

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  • masymae

    ra

    Hi, does anybody know if it is ok to take and extra folic acid tablet in one day, I have already taken a 5g tablet but forgot I took it and took another one making 10, is that ok or is it too much and would it do me harm. Thanks continue reading

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  • Cangel

    RA

    Hi I have RA. Starting Rituximab. Anyone benefitted with this or had side effects continue reading

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  • jksjules40

    RA

    I was diagnosed about 6 months ago. The pain in the knees was horrible. I feel it is traveling to my ankles as well. Does it move to various joints in time? I am taking 8 methotrexate by injection and 2 plaqunil a day. I had gastritis bypass continue reading

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  • Farley

    RA

    I am new to this site, I want to say my heart goes out to all with RA. 2 years ago when i was told i have RA it seemed my world changed...pills/shots/swollen hands and fingers, sick from Methotrexate...Enbrel .....still taking 8 metho per week continue reading

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  • Hidden

    RA

    Wondered if anyone had any tips for food helping my arthritus or what I shouldn't eat, also I have iOS See post

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  • Hidden

    RA or not

    Hi, I've been having loads of pain in my hands, my thumbs hurt, my knuckles hurt I've gradually lost strength to the extent I've had to buy things to put on my plugs to be able to pull them out of the sockets. Can hardly even peel an orange. Can't See post

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  • Hidden

    RA

    Good Morning, I have RA which is currently affecting my eyes. I'm on prednisone drops for that and other meds to include methotrexate and Celebrex. I'm fatigued, my joints hurt and I just have an overall feeling of the "I don't feel good". My See post

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  • sylvi

    RA

    Everybody get the daily mail, as there is a full page spread on Ra. For those of you who have family and friends who don't understand this disease show them this newspaper continue reading

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  • ellybw

    Is it RA?

    Hi all, this is my first blog post on here and I think I just need some reassurance. My pain started 2 years ago after the birth of my third son. I would wake in the night with pain in my hips, I didn't think much of it until this last summer. continue reading

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  • Hidden

    RA

    Hi. I was dianosed with Sero negitive Arthritis 3 years ago at st.george's hospital in London. I have since moved to Scarborough and have a new Rheumy, my right foot started playing up, i am on 17 tablets a day, but now my right foot is ok and all See post

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  • masymae

    RA

    HI, Has any one been taking hydroxychloroquine tables. I have just been prescribed them along side methotrexate that I have been taking and I am a bit worried that I will feel sick on them as well as I have just started a new job and do not want continue reading

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  • yamisk

    RA

    Hi, have had ra for a year now, took a while to get diagnosed, am taking 25mg methotrexate weekly now since January and for the last month 400mg Hydroxychloquine daily, the only time I felt slightly less pain was when I took steroids with the continue reading

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  • sarah1967

    RA

    Hi all i went to see the rhemu Nurse today for a review, sadly it's 100% no more using Enbrel !! adverse side effects. Apparently my bloods are all over the place , RA active as am in a flare up. immune system to low. so have to stop ALL meds am continue reading

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  • Hidden

    RA POPULAR

    This is not really a RA post / question. I have been diagnosed with RA for nearly 3 years and as everyone knows its horrendous life is a constant struggle. I get no support/ See post

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  • Hidden

    ?RA

    Good morning all:) I've just signed up in here and this is my very first blog. Ever! I work full time (or try to, I should say) and this morning is just one of those mornings where my body isn't with the program and I'm staying home. I've had a See post

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  • Hidden

    is it RA

    going to docs on wednesday to get results of blood tests to see if i have got RA,,,i get stiff painful fingers on awakening which can sometimes take up to 5 hrs to feel better ive also got very puffy knuckles on my hand my wrist is painful too See post

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  • happy12

    RA

    I just feel exhausted all the time........I am so tired of being tired and cold, I feel cold all the time, my skin tingles and burns, especially my face area, around the eyes and the cheeks, is this normal, sometimes I wonder if I will ever feel continue reading

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  • ginnyp1961kent

    RA

    Hi , I have had RA for a few years now on medication and lead a normal life working etc but this may be a silly question !! Do other RA suffers find if u have a cold sore throat etc u really go down and take twice as long to get well again .or continue reading

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