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Heel Pain With Rheumatoid Arthritis Member Discussion RA Chicks

April 26, 2014 Heel pain? Chick wrote in: Help! Out of nowhere the other day my heels starting aching. They aren't too bad when I'm off of them but with two little ones I'm up and down a lot. My rheumatologist appointment isn't for a few more weeks now. Is there anything that helps that [...]

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Ongoing Muscle and Joint Soreness After Exercise with Rheumatoid Arthritis Member Discussion

April 20, 2014 Has this happened to you with exercise or do you have some advice? A member writes: Hi, I am 30 yrs old and have suffered from RA for 6 years. Currently on Methotrexate and Humira and have had a great response to this combo for the last 3 years. So much so, [...]

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Severe Pain Swelling from Elbow to Wrist member discussion RA Chicks

June 26, 2013 A message from a member: Hi I was recently diagnosed with RA in February 2013. I was wondering if anyone has experienced severe pain and swelling from their elbows down to the wrist? Occasionally my elbows will flare up and is the most uncomfortable feeling when I have these it makes it [...]

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January 15, 2013 Niki writes: I have a question for those of you who have lost a significant amount of weight since onset. I figured as I got smaller my joints would be happier with less stress on them but it seems they are missing their added padding which is making it harder to find [...]

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January 14, 2013 One Chick wrote in: I've always had muscular issues with my back, but it's been primarily my upper back and neck. I'm 27 and work ridiculous hours (at a job I love, no worries) that puts strain on that area of my body. Over the last week, my lower back and specifically [...]

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January 13, 2013 One member writes: I was diagnosed with RA in the last year. The specialist is 3 hours away and with me being a single mom, it is really hard for me to drive there 2 times a month. He had put me on medications, but honestly, they do not seem to help [...]

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