I have never had swelling besides my fingers but it goes down. Does everybody have swelling or is it normal to not have a lot of swelling?
I have little to no swelling because I'm getting Rituxan infusions. I honestly sometimes forget I have RA; this medication works that well for me. It's very expensive, but if you have medical insurance the company that makes Rituxan will cover your co-pay if you sign up for their program. I never had to pay anything. I just started on Medicare this May. I've since found out Medicare Part B will cover all but 20%, and my supplemental Plan F will pick up the rest. I will not be charged for any part of the infusions. I know some people are afraid to have an infusion, but I experienced nothing but a little nausea and a very mild headache for about a day after the infusion. That's it. It lasts me more than six months before I need another infusion. I'm on no other medication for my RA.
Hi..in my onset my feet anf hands were very swollen til the meds started to work
I haven't had much swelling since early days of disease. I've had it for about 30 yrs. It depends on person and how the disease hits them.
yes my hands and feet and legs and wrists
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