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8 Things Not to Say to Someone Living with RA

Confusion about the different types of arthritis, who is affected, and how it impacts their daily lives can often lead people to make well-meaning but ill-informed comments.

Mariah shares a list of eight things not to say to someone living with rheumatoid arthritis – and some facts you can offer in response if someone says these things to you.



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  • mcadwell
    2 years ago

    I’ve been told to stop being so lazy and clean up my filthy house. Thanks Mom.

  • Lauren Tucker moderator
    2 years ago

    Ugh, sorry to hear that mcadwel! You are not alone here, do reach out anytime if you need our support! Best, Lauren ( Team)

  • KFiguli
    2 years ago

    Great article!!

  • Gjules
    4 years ago

    I have also been told,”At least you don’t have cancer”. Yet I have been through years of monthly infusions including Rituxian a chemotherapy drug.

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