I don't feel I'm getting the right treatment from my current doctor. I'd like to get a second opinion but I don't know how to find a doctor to do this. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
After having a bad flare, I was treated with a high dose of prednisone for several weeks. I have been off the prednisone for a week now. My methotrexate was also increased. I immediately noticed bladder issues, frequency and leakage. Leakage has never been an issue before. Well just yesterday. I noticed blood in my urine and it continues again today. Has anyone else had these same symptoms after a flare and/or after being treated with prednisone? I already in the process of trying to make an… read more
Hi everyone, it's my first post here. I have lupus and RA, which I managed with only Prednisone/Deflazacort up till now. I am on Olumiant (baricitinib) 4mg now, it's my day 5. I really need to hear positive reviews, success stories with this drug. Thank you!
Ive read bike riding is beneficial for rheumatoid arthritis. But when I ride my bikes it hurts worse in my hands and my knees. Is this something that is normal and I need to push through? Or do I need to stop?
I have just been told today that I have O+ RA, I have tried to google this however not getting any info. Did not realise that there was so many different types of RA.
Can anyone explain what this one is ?
Does anyone do these as part of their RA treatment? I started mine 2 weeks ago (doing every 2 weeks) ive read great things about how it can help with RA related fatigue, pain and inflammation. Wanted to know if anyone else had it and if it worked for them or what anyone else has heard about it good or bad? just wish it was covered by insurance because they are EXPENSIVE.
I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia & RA both in 2019. Three different doctors opinions at three different locations. I’m just learning but from the knowledge that I’ve read; they pretty much work against each other?!?
So today i was prescribed tramadol. I have never taken it before and was wondering if it helped or what was your experience? Im probably going to start it this weekend in case i have any side effects, but they gave me a 90 day supply with many refills so seems as if they plan on me being on it for a while so im really hoping i hear good things!
Soo I take Humira once every other week. before covid I took it every week & I was starting to feel better but then I had to stop because we didn’t want my immune lowered.. anyways the day after I take my shot my joints & body seem more stiff & tired then pre shot. Does any one know why that is?