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June 26, 2013 A member writes: Can you find out if any RA chicks get eye infections after taking Orencia? I have had my 4th injection of Orencia and have two bouts of eye infections. Very frustrating. Thank you in advance for your input and sharing your experiences to help answer this members question. (((pain-free internet [...]

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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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January 14, 2013 Issues with cold sores? One member wrote in: I have always suffered from cold sores but since having flares and being on Methotrexate it seems like when one heals another appears. Does anyone have this problem and what they use for it. I think my system is immune to Abreva, it no [...]

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January 13, 2013 Orencia and weight loss or gain? One Chick asks: I have had RA for 18 years. (49 years old now) I was taking Enbrel injections, but had a psoriasis-like skin reaction and recurring infections, so I've been prescribed Orencia. My question is about side effects. My daughter gets married in June and [...]

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

December 9 Melanoma anyone? One of our Chicks is looking for your help: Hey any Chicks get Melanoma after 2 years of Remicade and Methotrexate. IF you can ask for feed back or thoughts on any one who has gone through first RA then Melanoma, the deadliest of all skin cancers. How did they Fare, [...]

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December 6 One Chick asks: I'm 30 years old, I have Rheumatoid Arthritis. I was on Enbrel but it doesn't seem to work for me. Now I have to try Methotrexate 5 tablets once a week. I'm slightly worried about it. Is there a best day to take it? Any side effects I may experience? [...]

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