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Can Methotrexate for RA Cause Sinus Infections and Nosebleeds?

Can Methotrexate for RA Cause Sinus Infections and Nosebleeds?

Methotrexate is one of the most commonly prescribed — and most effective — disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs for treating rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Occasionally, people taking methotrexate for RA may experience side effects. Several members...
Posted 07/08/2022

Hair Care and Hair Loss With Methotrexate: Your Guide

Hair Care and Hair Loss With Methotrexate: Your Guide

Methotrexate (sold as Otrexup, Rasuvo, Reditrex, Rheumatrex, and Trexall) is one of the most commonly prescribed — and most effective — disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs for treating rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Occasionally, side effects such...
Posted 07/06/2022

Medical Alert Bracelets and RA: Do You Need Alert Jewelry?

Medical Alert Bracelets and RA: Do You Need Alert Jewelry?

Some people living with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) wonder whether they should wear medical alert bracelets and other medical ID jewelry. They want to know if alert jewelry could be helpful in a potential medical emergencies, especially if you are...
Posted 06/29/2022

How To Manage Mouth Sores From Methotrexate

How To Manage Mouth Sores From Methotrexate

Methotrexate is one of the most commonly prescribed — and most effective — disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs for treating rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Occasionally, side effects can occur from taking methotrexate for RA. For example, mouth sores...
Posted 06/21/2022

RA and Second COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shots: What To Know

RA and Second COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shots: What To Know

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) approved a second COVID-19 booster shot of the messenger RNA (mRNA) vaccines for people over 50 years old and those who are immunocompromised.Health officials advise that people with...
Posted 05/05/2022

5 Ways To Get Involved With Rheumatoid Arthritis Awareness

5 Ways To Get Involved With Rheumatoid Arthritis Awareness

If you’re living with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), you’re already aware of the impact the condition can have on your life — but chances are strong that other people in your orbit don’t know as much as they could about the disease. That’s why it’s...
Posted 05/02/2022

Is It Normal for Bones to Feel Cold and Painful With Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Is It Normal for Bones to Feel Cold and Painful With Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Discover why your bones feel cold and painful with rheumatoid arthritis and how to manage it. Click to learn more!
Posted 04/21/2022

Does Altitude Affect Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Does Altitude Affect Rheumatoid Arthritis?

People with the autoimmune condition rheumatoid arthritis (RA) often wonder about the effects of altitude on their symptoms and condition.
Posted 04/19/2022

Baths To Soothe Rheumatoid Arthritis: What Works Best?

Baths To Soothe Rheumatoid Arthritis: What Works Best?

People who have been diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), a chronic inflammatory condition, often experience significant joint pain, swelling, and other uncomfortable symptoms. Many myRAteam members find that baths — in addition to medication...
Posted 04/18/2022
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