I started Orencia infusions about 2 1/2 years ago. I have always been hard to start an iv on or draw blood from. But over the last six months it been 6 to 7 trys to start an IV every time. The lab has given up on trying to draw blood. They just have the infusion center get it out of the IV on infusion day. So i guess im trying to decide if a port is something I want to approach my rheumatologist about.
Ive come across this shirt with a list of names of Rheumatoid Warriors. As ypu can see the listing price is 28.99 with the ribbon in the front and 23.99 without the ribbon the front. What do you think about removing Artritis from the shirt and just putting Rheumatoid Awareness with the list of warrior names? I know someone that can make these same exact shirts, and alot better looking than what appears here for just 19.99
Who would be interested in this? I ask because he wants a certain… read more
Dr. checked with my cardiologist because I have CHF and he felt it was ok to try but needed me to be checked within 2 months to make sure it did not effect heart. Well after second round of injections started having extreme sweating attacks and then I noticed a little shortness of breath. The day before my third set of injections I called to discuss these with the nurse to see if they were normal and… read more
My husband just started taking Humira yesterday, what are some of the side effects we should watch for and how long should it take to see a difference in his symptoms?
I have multiple autoimmune diseases: RA, and recently diagnosed with Celiac Disease and an under active Thyroid. Should I only see a Autoimmune Disease doctor or continue to see 3 different doctors? Anyone else with multiple autoimmune diseases? What do you do?
Any experience with Kevzara? I’ve taken so many over the years.
I wonder if others have mouth problems connectedto their RA. I am aware that the dry mouth is caused by theRA medications that I take. But I have a time with burning of my mouth now too, everything that I eat. Also, brushing my teeth is a chore. I am now having trouble with my teeth aching. And there does not seem to be a reason. Any advice will be appreciated. Thank you!
Has anyone truly been pain / low RA symptoms with drastic change fooand diet changes?
Im starch free, grain free, thinking of going dairy free, low sugar.... and eating anti- inflammatory foods.
Just looking for realistic. Im seeing the rheumatologist again on thursday for our POA.