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Scared to Try Medications Advice for Alternative Treatments for Rheumatoid Arthritis member discussion

April 30, 2014 Advice or suggestions? Newly diagnosed looking for some helpful input: Hi I'm newly diagnosed with RA my doc wants to start me on medication but I am so against it...anyone out there not taking medication that can give advice on maybe some alternative methods?? As always thank you in advance for helping [...]

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ra chicks chat member questions and discussions archival project for women with rheumatoid arthritis

February 5, 2013 One of our Chicks was just diagnosed with cataracts that the doctor attributed to long term Prednisone use. She wanted to share it with you and see if anybody else has had this happen?  Learn more about prednisone caused cataracts here. Thank you in advance for your input and sharing your experiences to [...]

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ra chicks chat member questions and discussions archival project for women with rheumatoid arthritis

June 27, 2013 Message from a chick: I have been on Remicade, Methotrexate, Prednisone for 7 years. Whilst in the hospital in January following knee replacement I had a seizure that revealed a tumor in my brain. Now I'm following a radiation + chemo pill protocol to shrink the tumor. My rheumy (whom I love) denied [...]

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