... patience. You did not make a mistake in having this surgery. ... (5 replies)
... ng better, however I have a concern about the stiffness and use of my fingers. Today is my 8th week after surgery. My thumb, pointer and middle finger are very stiff and numb when I wake up in the morning. My doctor put me on predisone and I finished it last week. ... (5 replies)
... First of all, thank you for reading. I was in such pain last night and this morning I finally signed up to this forum because I need help. ... (1 replies)
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... About three weeks ago, I woke up in the middle of the night and my ring finger on my other hand was stiff and sore. ... (6 replies)
... days ago the doctor told me that i have RA and have to use cimzia injections. it's new here in Lebanon so i don't have feed back about it. if anyone used it i need to know if it is effective, painful, its side effects.. any data will be appreciated. ... (5 replies)
... i am waking up with stiffness in both sides of rib cage, front and back and also in my spine. I also get stabbing pains in the rib cage. .I feel stiff and full of air during the night,i wake up because of this from the tossing from one side to the other. ... (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)
... of ibuprofen and most rheumies will add pain meds if you need them and there are a lot of long acting meds that don't make you loopy. You can even get one NSAID in a gel form and I've heard great stuff about it. They even have a local anesthetic in a patch that when put over a bad joint, can help with the pain. ... (4 replies)
... I'll bump up my thread about the criteria for Ra and in it is another link for even more recent info than mine on the criteria for Ra. ... (2 replies)
... t now I am having problems with my joints. It all flared up right after I gave birth to my first son. My joints were horrible. My ankles, knees, wrists, and then fingers were in so much pain and still are. ... (1 replies)
... There is hope. I too had stiffness and pain in all my fingers and my hands were swollen. I could not bend any finger. I couldn't even pick up a plate or hold a toothbrush. ... (2 replies)
... Specifially, the last two fingers of both hands. ... (2 replies)
... I have had the identical morning stiff feet symptom. I actually remember that even as a kid I had difficulty turning off my alarm clock first thing in the morning because my fingers were too weak. Later in the day it would be no problem. My mother has been diagnosed with Polymyalgia Rheumatica and given prednisone for it. ... (15 replies)
... Hi, I am new to this board and have a few questions about RA. I suffer from CIDP, which is an autoimmune disorder that affects the nerves in my hands and feet. I have numbness and pain in both hands and feet. ... (4 replies)
... hands have same problems in the morning for about one hours severely and than throughout the day i also feel like they hard to bend and painful, stiff and swollen. ... (2 replies)
... I got this new job at a warehouse where i pack fruits and vegetables onto a powerjack. After about a month now, my fingers are extremely stiff. When i clench my fist, it feels as though my fingers are swollen, but they don't look swollen. ... (2 replies)
... I have pain in my joints, ny hands are very painful in the morning and stiff and hurt to move. ... (2 replies)
... Hi Happy Soul,
First, I am very glad you are happy!
Secondly, yes I did notice warmth helps with the pain when it is bad. I suppose that is what it is going to be like, bad and really bad (with the pain I mean).
Thanks for the advice!
Lizzie (4 replies)
... Rheumatoid Arthritis since my early twenties and when my hand are bad I find to help them move by using hot and cold water alternatively helps. I do this when my fingers are stiff in the morning. ... (4 replies)