Rheumatoid Arthritis

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Does anyone find relief from hand and finger pain with creams?

Does anyone find relief from hand and finger pain with creams?

I cannot use NSAIDS or aspirin derivatives. Looking for something that is a counterirritant. Like camphor or menthol.

A myRAteam Member said:

Flexall. Ask pharmacist tho. Not on shelf

posted over 1 year ago

Anyone had fluid drained from knee?

Anyone had fluid drained from knee?

I had joint aspiration done 2 days ago ; and he added steroid injection. I was hoping it would help as walking is extremely painful now ,for 2 weeks ! It seemed to help at first but now I worry it was just the lidocaine.
slightly less swollen but still warm and some swelling on the most painful side.
* he took fluid from opposite side. Does that matter?
I have to walk my dog 3 times a day for hm to potty. It is killing me pain wise, and also I feel like if I was able to… read more

A myRAteam Member said:

thanks!

posted about 1 year ago

Wintergreen alcohol soak

Wintergreen alcohol soak

My neurologist just gave me a suggestion to relieve my neuropathy pain. Desolve 10 full strength aspirin in wintergreen alcohol and soak your feet in it. Has anyone heard of or tried this?

A myRAteam Member said:

No but cheap enough to try. Thanks

posted almost 2 years ago

When Getting Is Giving Do a good deed by letting others help you.

When Getting Is Giving Do a good deed by letting others help you.

People who care about you can't fix your health. but they can't help you cope in practical ways. And it"s not all about you, letting other help you is a way of helping them. One study, published in a 2013 American Journal of Public Health found that helping others eases stress and boosts longevity. Still,asking for help can be hard. We"re conditioned to be self- reliant and independent, so we feel vulnerable, dependent and even guilty when we need… read more

A myRAteam Member said:

I feel worthless and guilty having people help me! I know I have to get over this. I am really very sick at this time and some of my sisters in-laws… read more

posted over 1 year ago

Aspirin

Aspirin

I dont know what cause this pains.
I know years ago I had Bursitus in my knees and dont know if I can get it at all my other joints, if you touch on the areas it feels like blue pressure wounds.
My body really aches.
I drink artrexin, sometimes with myprodols.
Pain dont go away.
Thanks for reading and helping.

A myRAteam Member said:

I had the Bursitis in the knees as well. My doctor told me no basketball, racquetball, or running. so I walk 30 or more minutes a day and occasionally… read more

posted almost 2 years ago
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