New to RA

Hi everyone, newbie here from South Africa and 45 years old.

Experiencing multiple RA symptoms

I have not seen my doctor yet, waiting for an appointment. Have several symptoms that lead me to RA:

  • Very tired, daily, waking up tired.
  • Joint stiffness and pain especially in my back and lower back.
  • Joint stiffness, pain, and inflamation in my hands over knuckles.
  • Not sleeping well.
  • Brain fog.
  • Definitely nerve damage as my feet up to my leg and my hip can go dead/numb when I walk.
  • My hands/arm are dead when I wake up. There is a tingling sensation that even occurs when I drive. So there's possible carpal tunnel syndrome.
  • Pain, sharp needle effect in eyes, Glaucoma.
  • Have thyroid disorder also, Hypothyroidism.
  • Then lastly, I have a very rare kidney disease that is only curable with a kidney transplant.
  • Any advice would be appreciated.

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