Rheumatoid Arthritis Question

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How aggressively was your RA treated when first diagnosed?

How aggressively was your RA treated when first diagnosed?

My RA started in my hips and on an MRI I had large effusions and evidence of osteoporosis damage in both hip joints. My rheumatologist started me on only sulfasalazine about 6 months ago. It's since moved to my elbows and knees too but the pain is much improved. I'm worried though that just sulfasalazine isn't enough as I'm still stiff in my hips and I'm not sure if damage is still occurring to the joints... Is it normal to start on one drug? What was… read more

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A myRAteam Member said:

My first Rheumatologist said I had a little RA? So, I was to continue with naproxen. I had been taking naproxen for 5 months already. Felt like everyday… read more

posted 3 days ago
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