I was told in Jan my rheumatoid levels were sky rocketed and I needed meds immediately. I went back this month and did labs, the levels were less but still high. (643 in Jan, 574 in Mar).
I am married to a beautiful and supportive woman from the Philippines and one day we are thinking about retiring there and was wondering if anyone had any experience dealing with RA in the Philippines.
People with psaratic (PsA) shouldn't be too quick to go off their medications after experiencing remission, according to a small study published recently in the Annual of the Rheumatic Disease.
Researchers of the university of Erldagen- Nuremberg in Germary looked at 26 people with long term PsA who have been in remission for at least six months and who were being treated with either a conventional disease modifying antirheumatic drug (DMARD) or a type of biological called a TNF inhibitors. The… read more
I was previously seen at the City Hospital until it moved to the treatment centre at the QMC. Ever since this has happened my treatment is far worse - appts cancelled last minute and rearranged 3 months later etc... has anyone else noticed This? I have been left for longer periods than requested in pain and when I ring the help line I get no reasonable response only that I need to see the consultant and the next available time is the appt given 3… read more
I will have my first infusion next week with Simponi Aira but I was wondering if anyone knows how it affects them afterwards. I work in the afternoons so I wonder if I should just take off that day to see how it may affect me or what. Wanted to get some feedback even though I know its different for everyone.