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Hello Everyone,

I just registered and wanted to introduce myself. My name is Dan and I've been dealing with RA for about the past 11 years. Glad to find a place with support and advice. I look forward to reading through the forum and sharing info!

  1. Hi Dan, thank you so much for introducing yourself. So glad that you found our community. We appreciate you being here and please reach out anytime, we're here to support you. Best, Kelly, Rheumatoidarthritis.net Team Member

    1. Hi Dan! I also want to chime in and welcome you to the RheumatoidArthritis.net community! Our members are one of the very best parts of this site and I am glad you are joining in. As Kelly said, if you have any question, don't hesitate to let us know. Best, Erin, RheumatoidArthritis.net Team Member.

      1. just joined today. Not sure how to use the forum but hopefully I'll get some support dealing with my RA. I think I'm having a flareup since my joints are hurting, my scalp is itching, etc.

        1. Hi Jackieb410 and know that you are absolutely welcome here and hopefully we can provide some useful information and support. You mention thinking you might be having a flare. This article from our editorial team looks at what a flare is: https://rheumatoidarthritis.net/what-is-ra/ra-flare/. In addition, this article compiles thoughts from the community on how to love yourself during a flare: https://rheumatoidarthritis.net/living/loving-yourself-during-a-flare/. Please keep us posted on how you are doing and let us know if you have questions. Best, Richard (RheumatoidArthritis.net Team)

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