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Hate RA

I am a 61 year old. I was told a year ago on my birthday that I have RA . Nothing has worked on me as of this date. Not sure which way we are going now. My hands are getting worst now and my hand Dr is talking about hand surgery to replace joints and the removal of the little finger.

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  • Mariah Z. Leach moderator
    6 years ago

    Hi Judy – Thank you so much for taking the time to share you story. I am so sorry to hear of your diagnosis and that you haven’t found a treatment that works yet. Has your doctor tried any biologics? I’ve heard many people say (myself included!) that finding the right biologic can make a major difference in your quality of life with RA. And I certainly understand feeling reluctant about surgery. I hope that you have a doctor that you feel understands your needs and wants. And remember – it’s always ok to get a second opinion!

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