Ive ordered some wrist braces from ebay, they dont fit well, i dont need them every day but would be nice to have some knowledge on these kinds of things for those of us just getting into the disease where its helpful to have braces for support. Ideas welcome
I called today for a Rheumatologist appointment in a major city and I was scheduled in December! Is that a normal amount of time to wait for an appointment? I am having bilateral hip pain, hair loss, and with two positive lab results (ANA and Anti-CCP levels.). My symptoms are manageable, and I am pretty healthy otherwise! So I guess I can wait to get seen....just find it ridiculous to wait that long!
Thanks in advance for any input!
Has anyone had the anterior approach for their hip replacement? If so, can you tell me anything about it? I have researched this but would like to know any experiences.
I started Hydroxychloroquine 200mg once a day a month ago for about 5 days the top of my foot swelled up, it then went away. My Rheumatologist increased my dose to 200mg twice a day that I started yesterday now the top of my left foot is swollen again, does anyone else have this problem?
What types of cancers could occur when using SC Orencia. 100mg weekly?
Tried Humira, then Cosentyx, both with Methotrexate, now replaced with Leflunomide due to mouth and nose sores. Now switching to Remicade infusions with Leflunomide. Looking for any info anyone might have for Remicade Infusions.
I was recently diagnosed with RA earlier this year. After two appointments. X rays. Labs etc. After discussing my medical history, past issues and current issues, my Rheumatologist prescribed me Plaquenil. There are of course other things we discussed me doing to attempt to keep the disease from fully manifesting and causing more issues too early in life (I’m 33).
I started methotrexate 2 weeks ago. It has been awful! I am exhausted for 5 days, nausea, vomiting & diarrhea for 3-4 days. Is this normal, and does it get better?
2 weeks ago woke you in pain in my left leg . Went from hip to ankle. I mean the pain was worse than having my hip replaces. and I could not but any weigh on it. My general Dr. thought it was bursitis and gave me a cortiones shot in the burtis. But did no good. finally went to my orthopedic dr and after x-ray, ct scan. and mri discover the I had a left gluteus muscle tear and a gluteus medius tear.
When my RA doctor got the MRI he would like to do a muscle… read more