Rheumatoid Arthritis Question

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Does anyone have wheezing either as a RX side effect or along with RA symptoms.

Does anyone have wheezing either as a RX side effect or along with RA symptoms.

I had asthma as a child and have had problems only when sick with bronchitis/pneumonia. But since my RA diagnosis (or starting Methotrexate) I wheeze frequently. I find I am extremely sensitive to allergens and will wheeze with very little stimuli. I go to the allergy/asthma specialist next week, but I feel like this is not Asthma. My instinct is that it related to the RA or a medication side effect.

Thanks in advance for your… read more

edited, originally posted about 3 years ago
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A myRAteam Member said:

Yes! I also had asthma as a child and after being on methotrexate injections for several months I was taking my inhaler all day every day out of… read more

posted about 2 months ago
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