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... Osteoarthritis, the most common form of arthritis, does not have any blood work to prove you have it. that is how they know you have it....leaves the blood alone. When they do blood work it is to make sure you don't have something else. ... (4 replies)
... My Rheumatologist is also suspecting that I may have RA although mine would me diagnosed as SeroNegative Rheumatoid Arthritis because I have a negative RA Factor. My mother and both of my sister's also have RA. My mother did have a positive Factor but both my sister's had a negative factor. ... (2 replies)
... been seeing a Rheumatologist since March 2005. I've had complete blood work done 3 times this year. All tests come back normal except one, which shows that I have slight inflammation. My doctor thinks I may have RA and put me on Plaquenil which I took for 4 months. ... (8 replies)

RA and Worried
Jul 10, 2010
... I am a 35 y.o. female. For the past 15 years or so, various doctors have been telling me that I have some type of autoimmune disease. They were basing their opinions on blood work, mainly a positive ANA, and other things. ... (12 replies)
... Dh started having "wandering" joint pains about 5 years ago. He went to his doc and a rheumie and everything came back negative. No help was found and no diagnosis given. ... (5 replies)
... RA doesn't usually cause muscle spasms, unless you're keeping your arms rigid all day to avoid arthritis pain. Fibromyalgia can cause muscle pain, stiffness and spasms. Deficiencies of calcium and magnesium can also cause spasms or twitching. ... (5 replies)
... open and honest opinion as to whether or not you think it could be RA that I am experiencing? ... (3 replies)
... I'm sorry no one has responded yet. I also had a positive ANA that has gone up and down, positive SSA and SSB, and Positivie rheumatoid factor. The plaquenil seemed to help for me. I also have fibromyalgia. ... (9 replies)
... Thanks John. I have wondered if I do have RA, if I may have Psoriasis arthritis too because I have have patches of irritated skin on my scalp. I have noticed in the last couple of months three separate areas. ... (8 replies)
... Thank you Angie for replying. ... (9 replies)
... I'm 21 years old and I was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia when I was 18, but I disagree with this diagnosis. In the past 7 months my symptoms have changed. ... (1 replies)
... Saw posts on Fibro and RA. I have both and have had for 30yrs. There isn't much I can take because I have a lung infection. The drugs for RA makes you more susceptible to infection so...none of them. ... (8 replies)
... Hi Janiee....I'm glad you came here. ... (2 replies)
RA feedback needed
Jul 13, 2008
... my pains travel. Most is deep burning pain neck, shoulders, back, chest wall, legs, hands and feet. ... (17 replies)
... The two occur together much more often than one would think. It would seem to me your GP is among others who consider fibromyalgia at being all in your head. ... (3 replies)
... I can't really say anything about RA, however, I've had many of your symptoms. Mind you, I was seeing a Rheum and developed worsening low back pain, all kinds of nerve pains, etc. Turned out I had spinal stenosis with spinal OA, DDD, disc herniations, blah blah. ... (7 replies)
... m new to this board. I'm looking for a really good Rheumatologist in the Houston area, preferrably in the NW, west, SW areas, the less travel the better. If I can avoid the med.center, the better I like it. Too expensive to park and too hard to drive in and out of. ... (0 replies)
... You have so many questions, I hope I can answer them all, or at least make a dent in them. No, a negative RA test does not rule it out. It could be a false negative or you had not built up enough of the antigen in your blood to make it turn positive. ... (2 replies)
... Thanks Goodness the Rheumatologist you saw is not the only MD out there. Just like you scratch your head and wonder how in the world did that polititian make it or why are you my boss when I know more than you? ... (7 replies)
Foot pain
Sep 24, 2012
... please do yourself a favor and see couple more opinions but in different area than your resent doctor practices that new doctors don't know him. ... (35 replies)


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