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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)
... open and honest opinion as to whether or not you think it could be RA that I am experiencing? ... (3 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)

... Hi Janiee....I'm glad you came here. ... (2 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)
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)
... Thank you Angie for replying. ... (9 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)
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)
... 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... feeling of fullness of the face, jaw, neck and armpits. ... (0 replies)
Foot pain
Sep 26, 2012
... but have a question for you both, I to Have RA, and Fibromyalgia, some sort of Nervous disorder, which I think my Gp is still having a problem diagnosing, I also Have a Blood condition, called PV, I have high blood pressure, that they battle with, I'm 43 Now a non smoker, and have been for 140 days. ... (35 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)
... 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)

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