Rheumatoid Arthritis Question

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How do you describe a flare to someone who doesn't have RA?

My flares aren't always exactly the same but yesterday I flared badly. I can describe it to my daughter, sorry guys most women will get this, as the overwhelming body aches and exhaustion on PMS. My entire body feels swollen and it throbs and joints ache like a fever. For my hubby and son I can only describe it as throbbing and aching in my entire body. and exhausted like I've run a marathon and haven't slept for days. And even with all that, it doesn't… read more

posted 11 months ago
A myRAteam Member said:

Hello Penelope. The only way I can describe it is as if you have proper flu and it’s never ending. If you had a bath try running quite a warm one and… read more

posted about 2 months ago
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