"Your RA is not that bad"
I was diagnosed in 1998. Fatigue and constant joint and body pain followed by a diagnosis of Parvovirus. That illness flipped the RA switch...also fibromyalgia diagnosis. I had to be put on permanent disability in 2005. I have been on many meds, Humira, Enbrel, Remicade, and methotrexate. Many help but short term. I take prednisone low dose daily, pain meds, anti-depressant. Fast forward, recently had Vectra blood work done to measure disease activity. Test came back with moderate disease activity. I basically have it worse in my knees (steroid injections every couple of months and fluid drained). Anyway my rheumatologist feels I'm not that sick where I need new meds...went to him this past Friday in pain, swollen knees, in tears, still feels I'm good with only meds and adding Celebrex. Frustrated lately... any suggestions?
When was your last flare?