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Date Joined Aug 2008
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   Posted 9/1/2008 1:04 PM (GMT -6)   
I have arthritis and it seems that uc has aggrevated it.  I woke up in the middle of the night and my hands were curled up in a C and the bottoms of my feet ached like I had been standing on them all day.  When I got up I worked my hands open, but my feet still ached and my body was stiff.  Seems I am a bit more fatigued today.  Does anyone else experience this?
Thanking you in advance,
Diagnosised 8/25/08

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Date Joined Aug 2008
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   Posted 9/1/2008 1:13 PM (GMT -6)   
Well, both IBD and Arthritis are auto-immune disorders and one can affect the other. I never feel arthritic until I have a UC flare, then I have certain fingers and a thumb that ache until I get the flare under control.

Hope you can work it out soon,
Dx'd with UC, 1998 & IBS, 1999
Asacol, probiotics, vits. and whole foods diet

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