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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 Niki wrote: One RA Chick is going gluten free with her diet and was wondering if that dietary change has helped any of you with your RA symptoms. Thoughts and experiences? Thank you in advance for taking the time to help her out and answer her message. Sharing your experiences is greatly [...]

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January 8, 2013 Message from a Chick: I have two finger deformities (specifically a boutonniere deformity) and whenever I bump them on something or accidentally hit them it is the MOST excruciating pain ever! I know RA is painful anyways but when I hit them on something the expletives come pouring out. Are my deformed [...]

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January 6, 2013 One Chick wrote in: I am looking for some suggestions. I am at a total loss of what to do and am suffering so very badly. I was diagnosed in 2006 with RA, Fibro and Raynaud's phenomena when I was 30 years old. I thought this year was going to be a [...]

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December 8 This is a message from a Chick: I've been battling RA for 3 years now and last night I discovered swelling around my collarbone to the point that it looks like there's no definition of the bone. Has anyone else had this happen before? I've never had swelling there before. Thank you in [...]

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December 5 One of our members is wondering if any of you also experience blurred vision during a flare up of symptoms. Have you or do you get this too? Thanks in advance for helping her out ? (((pain-free internet hugs))) What our members have said so far: Karen - I do!!!! Peggy - Yes!!! [...]

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