Rheumatoid Arthritis Question

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

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

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A myRAteam Member said:

I ask what is the worst pain they have ever experienced and take it from their - that helps them understand better if you compare it to something they… read more

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