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Has Anyone With Ankle Pain Found Some Tips And Tricks To Help?

Has Anyone With Ankle Pain Found Some Tips And Tricks To Help?

Has anyone with ankle pain found some tips and tricks to help? With winter here now, wearing my winter boots seems to aggravate my ankles. Do ankle support tensors or socks help?

A myRAteam Member said:

The joints in my ankles are gone and my arches are just bone spurs. So I wear compression socks and compression leggings. I also wear sketchers go run in the wide with because it was built for the… read more

posted 8 months ago

Best Time Of Day To Take Methotrexate

Best Time Of Day To Take Methotrexate

Can anyone recommend the best time in the day to take there methotrexate? I have side effects which feel like almost as soon as I have done the injection were I feel sick and totally exhausted I normally take it before I go to bed but then the next day is a total wipe out I am fit for nothing and sleep most of the day so I can't afford to have two days like this if I take it earlier in the day but would it be better to take it earlier to get it all out the way quicker?

Thanks for your help and… read more

A myRAteam Member said:

I take my 8 tablets on a Friday night. I may feel a little off on a Saturday but not much. I dont get side affects at all. My tabs are 5mg each. I also take Folic Acid every day and my RA… read more

posted over 5 years ago

Chronic Constrictive Pericarditis Associated With Rheumatoid Arthritis

Chronic Constrictive Pericarditis Associated With Rheumatoid Arthritis

Is there anyone who has developed heart and lung complications directly related to your RA? I am now in the process of determining how best to treat my RA now that infections have caused further complications for my cardiovascular system. I'm scared....now what do I do?

A myRAteam Member said:

What meds are you on?

posted almost 6 years ago

Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric Surgery

I am currently going through the required steps to become approved for Bariatric surgery. I am going to get a "sleeve". Has anyone had this procedure or something similar? Did the weight loss help with the symptoms of RA? Just curious

A myRAteam Member said:

I had surgery on July 26th. Almost 7 months later and I have lost 92 pounds. I am not at BMI goal but I am close. I feel great!!! My RA meds have remained the same. I have been able to remove high… read more

posted over 4 years ago

Hoarse Voice And Cough

Hoarse Voice And Cough

Has anyone found a source of relief for hoarseness or coughing? I read there is a joint in the throat that can flare but didn't find anything regarding relief for it.

A myRAteam Member said:

Not sure what meds you're on, but your coughing could be a side effect of the meds.

posted almost 6 years ago

Denied Disability

Denied Disability

I received my first denial for disability today. I expected a denial so that doesn't surprise me. Everyone says to appeal with a lawyer now. Do I need anything before approaching the lawyer or will they take care of everything?

A myRAteam Member said:

u have to be prepared for along fight but don't give up.u lawyer will do all leg work an keep going to doctors so u have a lot of documentation going to hearing.

posted almost 6 years ago

I Am Taking Enbrel, But Now That It Is Snowing, My Joints That Are Hurting, And I Am Wondering If The Enbrel Is Not Working.

I Am Taking Enbrel, But Now That It Is Snowing, My Joints That Are Hurting, And I Am Wondering If The Enbrel Is Not Working.

I've been on Enbrel for over a year and I'm not hurting a lot, I'm just wondering about the experiences others have had.

A myRAteam Member said:

It worked fine for me and I have been on it for 9 years but everyone is different.

posted over 4 years ago

Methotrexate And Alcohol

Methotrexate And Alcohol

Hi all
I know this has been asked but I don't know how to search subjects on this site. Can you tell me what your Doctors say about alcohol consumption while taking methotrexate? I have been on it for 1 month and have had exactly 3 glasses of wine during that time. Today, the nurse in my Docotrs office said absolutly NO alcohol. With the holidays coming up I am feeling very torn. Lots of sites online mention anywhere from 1-2 a week, to 2 a month etc. I understand no Doctor is going to say… read more

A myRAteam Member said:

I was told no more than three a wk

posted about 1 year ago

What Does A Flare Feel Like & Any Tips For Being On Enbrel?

What Does A Flare Feel Like & Any Tips For Being On Enbrel?

Sooooo nervous. I start Enbrel next week. Going in for a teaching Saturday. Anything I should know about being on Enbrel? Also, how do you know if it's a flare or you're just having a really, really, really bad day?

A myRAteam Member said:

Congratulations! So excited to hear that it is working for you. I loved it while it worked for me. The injections are pretty uncomfortable so you may have to get use to that, but it is worth it. Hope… read more

posted almost 6 years ago

Does Anyone Take Just Plaquenil Alone For Their RA?

Does Anyone Take Just Plaquenil Alone For Their RA?

My md wants to start me on plaquenil for my RA . Im currently not taking anything but Monica as needed. My pain is getting worse but I'm scared to start meds.

A myRAteam Member said:

I've been on plaquenil for about a year. I take 2 tablets in the morning because when I take it at night I don't sleep well and have really bad nightmares. I do take other meds also methotrexate and oread more

posted almost 6 years ago
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