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  • 3 days ago

    Bedding

    Can anyone recommend a specific make and model of bed that might help me? I'm a side sleeper. It takes me forever to get out of bed in the morning due to my stiffness. I'll appreciate answers.
  • 6 days ago

    A Little Confused...

    Went to a new rheumy. I have a history of lupus symptoms, RA, fibromyalgia and other health conditions. At first new rheumy was on board with restarting Rituxan and methotrexate. I had been experiencing lots of pain & fatigue along with swelling. When labs came back, some tests were high, but not high enough for him to start those meds. When I questioned this, he suggested I speak with his colleague. He did give me injections in my knees which is starting to wear off. Of course meeting with his....
  • 16 days ago

    Joint pain in knee and both feet

    I was treated for gout and got no relief, went back to the Dr. and my uric acid had decreased but my pain went away for a few days but came back in a big way. I was sent to orthopedic Dr. and they did ex-rays and saw nothing, followed by MRI with nothing showing on that either. I am a 52 year old male, I have stopped drinking and I am taking medication as prescribed but I can hardly get in and out of bed and after brief respites after rest my mobility is limited. Trying to use crutches but now both....
  • 1 month ago

    RA Factor off the charts

    My RA Factor is now 1605. It was 1305 in 2015, 1390 in 2017, and now 1605! It scares me to see it going even higher. I've been taking Enbrel injections for years and wonder if I should try something else. My rheumatologist keeps telling me its time to quit work and rest. Any advice or suggestions out there?
  • 1 month ago

    RA & Bowel inflammation

    Hello... Does anyone with RA also experience what I call Bowel Attacks? I'm developing more food intolerances too as time goes on. I first noticed reaction to Pork. I'd get a distended stomach and painful cramping followed by urgent watery diarrhea and cramping that both lasts an hour or more until there is nothing to expel. Sometimes it is accompanied by vomiting too. It's absolutely horrible and no GI can really say what's wrong with me except they suggest it is IBS?!? It is too....
  • 1 month ago

    Job problems

    I was diagnosed with RA this year and have had several severe flares. I am a 30 yr LPN and my employers are surprisingly unsympathetic during these flares. Can anyone give me info on how I can protect my job?
  • 2 months ago

    greatful

    i was diagnosed with HIV/AIDS for over 6 years which made loose my job and my relationship with my fiance after he discovered that i was having HIV, he departed from me i tried all my best to make him stays with me, but neglected me until a friend of mine on Facebook from spain told me Great healer, who will restore my life back with his powerful healing spell, he sent me the email address to contact and i quickly contacted him, and he said my condition can be solved, that he will treat the disease....
  • 4 months ago

    Job problems

    vickynash there was no reply button to your post. i couldn't get an active post button to reply directly. So I had to initiate a fresh post. But Get advice from an employment law attorney. There might be a violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act. And there may be things you should do and document now.
  • 5 months ago

    Arthritis

    Painfull can't move at times
  • 5 months ago

    Try this treatment

    Some people who arthritis feel pain, however, you can do different sports to treat it and exercises. Try swimming, kickboxing or fitness as they could help arthritis sometimes.