what could be? im disperated

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   Posted 2/23/2007 9:51 AM (GMT -7)   
i  developed 1 years ago distructive polyarthritis my situation get worse more and more now my neck and spine is affected... started from knees and now all the joints affected ......
no rf. cpr or esr. stiff neck, hips ankles and knees affected also fingers
is a dilema for dr to dx. they suspected ReA but this cant distroys joints.
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   Posted 2/23/2007 2:00 PM (GMT -7)   
Hey istone.. do you have an appt to see a doctor soon to discuss this? Hang in there, and keep us posted...
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   Posted 2/23/2007 5:30 PM (GMT -7)   
i know it is frustrating at times when blood work comes back negative and symptoms are so strong but remember only something like 70 percent of blood work for RA is true results. i forgot isotone what type of treatments are you recieving to get relief from all the joint pain? hang in there.
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