Twenty Three Year old with Rheumatoid Arthritis

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starz
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Date Joined Aug 2008
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   Posted 8/3/2008 3:56 PM (GMT -7)   
hi everyone!
 
I am new to healingwell.I'm 23 and have had RA for 2 yrs after having my son.I was first put on sulf wich didn't seem to help so have now been on mxt for about a year.I have now been put up to 8 tbs weekly and still don't feel any better is there any thing else i can do for pain relief.The only thing that keeps me mobile is prednisone!
 
 
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sjkly
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Date Joined Dec 2007
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   Posted 8/3/2008 4:22 PM (GMT -7)   
Starz, first welcome to the forum. Of cource we aren't doctors but perhaps can help you decide what to talk to your doctor about.
I have had RA for over 10 years now and recently had a bad flare and was also put on mtx. That did help me but I know that the next thing my doc was going to try if it wasn't enough was Enbrel. Has your Rhuemy talked to you about Enbrel or about what he/she wants to do next?
Please feel free to tell us more about yourself, join in on some of the other threads or ask any questions you have.
It's a weekend so things might be a little slow right now but others will be along to introduce themselves and offer advice.
Sj
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