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By littlebit - September 18, 2017
I’ve have been diagnosed with RA for 4 years now. My knees have always been hurting and wrapped since I was in 2nd grade. Last month I’ve had a bad flare up... READ MORE

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By LeeSylvester - September 18, 2017
I wanted to post this here, because I think it may help someone with RA who hasn’t yet lost all hope to the disease. I very rarely read stories about RA, myself,... READ MORE

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By TINALH17 - September 18, 2017
July 28, 2017… Day 1 (that I can pinpoint) My left hand started hurting. Two days later, three fingers on my right hand were sore, swollen, and stiff. A week later my... READ MORE

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By Valerie9968 - August 28, 2017
This is Valerie, 53 year old with JRA, diagnosed at age 2. I have an update. At the end of April I fell and broke my left femur. Three months later it... READ MORE

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By Eebtool - August 21, 2017
Lately while reading postings on the RheumatoidArthritis.net web site and their Facebook pages I had a thought of concern. I read some stories of how many people, because of the effects of... READ MORE

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By Ed Burgoyne - August 18, 2017
A bright yellow gym bag sits open, ready to be filled for the trip to the YMCA. The running shoes are clean, free from the mud of their last outing. The sports... READ MORE

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By Piplover - July 27, 2017
I was first diagnosed in 2013, after visiting an orthopedist for wrist pain. I worked in a surgery center at the time, so was familiar with the doctor and trusted her. The... READ MORE

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By Gale Hillyer - July 25, 2017
I am a six-two female. I worked 30years in local hospital. I really miss not working. I went out in 2004 due to asthma. I had mold exposure and I became ill.... READ MORE

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By gb219 - July 5, 2017
Really bad RA started antibiotic protocol was on for 3 yrs. A doctor introduced me to LOW DOSE NALTREXONE in 3 days I had my life back with no side effects. I... READ MORE

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By biddybeth - July 5, 2017
Hi, I’m Beth and I’m new here. I was eight years old when I was diagnosed eventually with RA. This was in 1948, so a considerable time ago. First of all, they... READ MORE

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By JoanieRodgers - June 19, 2017
My name is Joanie and I have RA. I was diagnosed with degenerative disc disease at 18, had surgery on L2 and L3. Then, in my twenties I became ill, very tired... READ MORE

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By jessie - June 19, 2017
It started 4 years ago after a very acrimonious separation and finally divorce, I woke up one day and my knee had so much pain I could not walk. I went to... READ MORE

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By lolomac - June 15, 2017
I don’t know life without RA, it’s literally all I’ve ever known. Diagnosed at the age of two my parents were told I would be wheel chair bound by ten years old,... READ MORE

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By teejay - June 12, 2017
Our team strategy session was hosted in the Hunter Valley, an easy and gentle two-hour drive from Sydney. We were lucky enough to score a beautiful warm sunny autumn day. Within our... READ MORE

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By Ruthieq - June 7, 2017
I was diagnosed in 2006 with inflammatory breast cancer. This is one which is not detected by mammograms, doesn’t always have a lump, inflames the tissues and lymph, and itches. It grows... READ MORE

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