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Burning Skin and RA

Posted on December 27, 2018

"Itching can drive me crazy!" Many members on myRAteam report the annoying symptom of itching because of RA or RA treatments. Itching, burning skin can result in loss of sleep, infections, or difficulty concentrating.

On myRAteam, the social network and online support group for those living with RA, members talk about a range of personal experiences and struggles. Burning skin is one of the top topics most discussed.

Here are some question-and-answer threads about burning skin:

Is anyone having trouble with dry, flaking, irritated skin, like sunburn but it's not?

Does anybody get rashes/skin infections? I've been seeing little red spots here and there...

I get burning sensations on patches of skin on my arms (near the elbow), legs (near the knee) and on the backs of my feet. Any advice?

Here are some conversations about burning skin:

"I have Lupus and RA. My skin rash is now turning into burning hives and I absolutely can't be in the sun without it hurting my skin -- even through long sleeves."

"I am noticing some weird bleeding UNDER the skin. I posted a pic of my arm, but I simultaneously saw this type of bleeding on both legs as well..."

"Does anyone here deal with this skin issue? My emotions are high right now over this 😰😰"

Can you relate?

Have another topic you'd like to discuss or explore? Go to myRAteam today and start the conversation. You'll be surprised just how many others may share similar stories.

Feel free to ask a question here.

A myRAteam Member said:

The burning and itching drive me crazy most days. I have had to step up with more moisturizers in an attempt for relief. Although I'm rarely in the sun.… read more

posted 1 day ago

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