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Enthesitis and other nonRA joint issues relationship to RA

Enthesitis and other nonRA joint issues relationship to RA

Does anyone have Enthesitis or calcium deposits in their joints?
Has anyone been told or done research that having RA puts them at risk for developing nonRA issues with their joints?
Has anyone found a helpful treatment or had surgery to deal with Calcific Tendonitis?

A myRAteam Member said:

May God bless and heal your children.

posted 19 days ago

Did I have Juvenile Rheumatoid disease or Fibromyalgia?

Did I have Juvenile Rheumatoid disease or Fibromyalgia?

After reading RD onset stories on RAWarriors.com, I started to think about my onset story. I realized that I've been in pain since I can remember. At 9 or so, my legs and feet would ache so bad that I would take off my shoes and wouldn't be able to walk.

At 11 I was diagnosed with scoliosis and had surgery when I was 12. During this time I had pain and swelling in my knees.

During jr high and high school I suffered from excruciating pain in the heels of my… read more

A myRAteam Member said:

Well now this was 40 some years ago one guy said I had arthritis. but then two other opinions, but I have had a lot of problem with my right leg since… read more

posted over 1 year ago

I'm newly diagnosed and need some feedback on disease symptoms and general advice

I'm newly diagnosed and need some feedback on disease symptoms and general advice

My disease story started about five or six years ago - When I would wake up in the morning and I first got out of bed my ankles would be stiff and my feet would ache just a bit when i walked on them. But after a couple of minutes it was better, so I didn't think much of it. I thought it was just that I was getting older (I was about 44 when it started). Then about 1.5 years ago (fall 2014), my achilles tendons started hurting and… read more

A myRAteam Member said:

I will check that out Rosemary, thanks for the link!

posted over 3 years ago

Oa Ra

Oa Ra

Does RA affect,or make your OA progress? Or visa versa?

Went to podiatrist who said arthtitis in my feet was shifting the bones and tendons. I asked if it was from RA, he said he didnt think so...

Please tell me these two monsters aren't going to tag team me

My next Rheumy appt is in 2 weeks.
Melissa

A myRAteam Member said:

I have both RA and OA hard to really tell the difference helped me !

posted 7 months ago
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