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Date Joined Feb 2012
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   Posted 1/19/2014 7:44 PM (GMT -6)   
For about a month I have had very bad pains in my wrist. They feel very weak. I can not open a fruit snack package for my children or open a bottle. They are not numb just really weak. My index fingers also feel stiff and achy. I think they look puffy or slightly swollen. I can bend them most of the time.

I go back to Rheumy in Feb. Any thoughts?

Between diagnoses (auto-immune or fibro)
Planqueil 200mg twice a day, Lisiniprol

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Date Joined Jan 2014
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   Posted 1/20/2014 1:08 AM (GMT -6)   
Hello! I haven't gone to the doctor for it but I understand where your coming from I feel the same way I think it's something with Arthritis. Sometimes I'm so weak I can't open. Something for my child also. It can be very frustrating sorry I'm not much help just wanted to say your not alone!

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Date Joined Jul 2009
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   Posted 1/20/2014 3:54 AM (GMT -6)   
I've noticed I can't open jars like I used to.
I think it's due to the swelling in our joints from the lupus inflamation.
Lupus, Fibromyalgia, Glaucoma, Asthma, Hypothyriodism, Sleep Apnea, OA, Depression, Allergies, and benign familia tremors

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