Is bruising easily another symptom of RA? I'm waiting to be diagnosed yet, but after speaking to my father today(he has RA), it truly does sound like I have it. I have noticed the past couple of months bruises that seem to come from no where. I finally figured out where they were coming from, I get itchy, then scratch a bunch, and then I get a bruise.
Anyone here ever try a Keto diet? My husband just said he read it could be helpful for my muscle issues (maybe caused by a genetic condition.) It made me curious because I know I heard about it possibly being helpful for RA too.
I was on it for almost a year without any problems, now I have started having severe diarrhea. I stopped taking the Arava.
Hi everyone , i just got result of my latest blood-work the Mtx/plaquenil combo is working. My crp has gone from 31 to 0.68 , my question is should’nt the pain be gone too? Why do i still experience pains?
My hands and feet become cold and numb. My muscles ache like in a viral infection. I start to get this feverish feeling also. And as soon as i take the meds it goes away. Just wondering if this happens to anyone else?
I have been on methotrexate for 7 years now and my last blood test came back with an increase in numbers on my kidney function in at 1.08 and my red blood cells are larger, was just wondering if anyone else has experienced this ad how was it handled.
I have had psoriasis on my scalp since I was about 12. I’ve never used any medication for it topical or otherwise and it usually resolved itself within a couple of weeks. However, this past August I had another flare up so scalp psoriasis. In fact it is the worse flare I ever had and for the first time I broke out all over my body. It started with a small section on one of my legs and both of my forearms. Within a few days it had spread so I went to the dermatologist who confirmed the skin… read more
I fell 2 months ago, right after my RA diagnosis. I broke my upper arm bone in 2 places right where it fits into the shoulder. The bone is mending and finally quit hurting. Then a few days later the pain returned. I don’t know if this new pain my RA or is it my broken bone. Which doctor should I call?
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