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Does Anyone Else Get Spells Of Flu Like Symptoms With RA Flares?

Does Anyone Else Get Spells Of Flu Like Symptoms With RA Flares?

I have a had a couple of spells of flu like symptoms with increased RA pain - fever, clammy, fatigue etc. Have tested for covid and negative each time. Seems to resolve after a few days, although some fatigue remains.

A myRAteam Member said:

Yes I do as well. Feel like I am coming down with the flu, fatigue, achy, general overall unwell. Fatigue and insomnia are the two things i struggle with daily.

posted 5 months ago
A myRAteam Member said:

Me too. I find the fatigue as distressing as the pain. Fresh air usually helps, as long as I don’t try to do too much

posted 5 months ago
A myRAteam Member said:

I was experiencing chills, then fever & all-day flu-like symptoms for over 3 months. I started on Leflunomide 20 mg/day 7 weeks ago. Now those symptoms have subsided and I am feeling clear-headed & have much more energy.

posted 4 months ago
A myRAteam Member said:

I use to a lot.. But since I started a Biologic with Methotrexate, I rarely have them..

posted 5 months ago
A myRAteam Member said:

Yup, the fatigue is crushing. Low fever, achiness all over. For me it generally lasts a few days. Much better since I started Plaquenil. Good luck...

posted 5 months ago
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