So, I have been trying to figure out why I hurt so much. I don't do pharma drugs well. I have seen one rheumatologist that says I only have osteoarthritis. My sed rates are too low. But all my major joints are just slightly swollen. Not warm. (that I can tell) And for low grade fever, I believe I have one. But because my "normal" temp is low to start (96.7) I only register around 98.9, or so. So everyone tells me that isn't a low grade fever. Even when they check back and see my records show that I run low. I also have fibromyalgia and all doctors want to blame my pain on that. I found a drug for fibromyalgia pain that shut most of that pain down, but did nothing for my joint pain. Unfortunately, I can't take it. I have all kinds of growths everywhere in my joints. Fingers, toes, feet, ankles, knees and elbows. Pretty sure it's in my neck and shoulders too. I also have DISH, which doesn't help and has no current treatment. Just wondering if anyone has any suggestions for me?
Right now, what RA tips would most be helpful for you?