December 11, 2014 Have you dealt with this too? A member wrote in: I am having thyroid issues, no T4. I had a panel for thyroid done to further investigate the cause and I am scared. I am currently diagnosed with RA, on Enbrel and plaquenil. Have you dealt with this as well? Any advice [...]
Other Health Condition Symptom Discussions
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
[Member Discussions and Questions] How has Your Weight Loss Effected Joints and Rheumatoid Arthritis?
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 [...]
January 4, 2013 A message from a member. Can you help?: I am almost 30 was now, diagnosed when I was 21 with RA. Do any of you get rashes? They are like hives and itch really bad at times, and also is it common that during a flare up to have lymph nodes to [...]