Posts Tagged ‘Rheumatoid Arthritis symptoms’

  • 10 Ways I Know RA Is Not Your Fault

    10 Ways I Know RA Is Not Your Fault is a list refutes the notion that people with rheumatoid disease (PRD) are to blame for disease-related problems.

  • Worst Things Doctors Say

    Some of the surprising worst things doctors say to patients or in medical records, comments that can sound disrespectful or dismissive.

  • Trigger Finger in Rheumatoid Arthritis

    Trigger finger in rheumatoid arthritis, or stenosing tenosynovitis, is common. Understanding what causes trigger finger and how it is treated.

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Progression

    Explanation of rheumatoid arthritis progression with printable guide to illustrate an individual pattern of rheumatoid disease activity.

  • Joint Redness with Rheumatoid Arthritis

    Joint redness is common in Rheumatoid Arthritis, yet depictions of red joints are often simulated by photo editing or extreme examples.

  • 15 Early Symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis

    Discussion of 15 early symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis, including joint pain, fatigue, joint swelling, eye inflammation, and low-grade fevers.

  • Doctor: Posterior Tibial Tendonitis Is “Extremely Common with Rheumatoid”

    We interrupt our regularly scheduled program for a brief discussion of posterior tibial tendonitis in “Rheumatoid Arthritis” (RA) / Rheumatoid Disease (RD). There is a long list of topics I want to cover, but sometimes the RD itself pushes other things farther down the page. This week, I continued to have problems putting weight on […]

  • Can Bones Hurt? Bone Pain and Rheumatoid Disease

     The main misconception about bones then, is that they are made up of dead tissue. This is not true, they have cells, nerves, blood vessels and pain receptors.1 Ever hear that bones can’t hurt? Did you ever have the flu or a fever and your bones just ached? It can be enough to make you […]

  • Should We Just Call It Pink Puffy Paw?

    (Have you discontinued Cimzia? See note below blog.) One of the biggest problems with getting care for rheumatoid disease is that symptoms do not look exactly the same every day. Of course along with that is the fact that many symptoms aren’t clearly visible anyway, hence the term “invisible illness.” Anyway, it seems like it […]

  • Rheumatoid Symptoms Persist Despite Treatment: a Study in Juveniles (JRA / JIA)

    In spite of treatment advances including biologics, children affected by Rheumatoid Disease still experience pain, stiffness, and fatigue that impacts their ability to function. The disease may not be as “controlled” as many doctors presume. This may not be news to you as a patient or caregiver, but as these researchers point out, it needs […]

  • Chest Pain in Rheumatoid Arthritis: Costochondritis Anyone?

    Severe chest pain can send you to the ER – unless you know it’s “just” the Rheumatoid This past week, someone turned up the volume on my chest pain. I was glad I’d heard other patients say they went to the ER for chest pain and it turned out to be “just” costochondritis. Maybe that […]

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