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Negative hla-b27 antigen.Normal cpk, esr.Crp 1.6. Ra neg. For 7 months stiff sore muscles in hips, shoulders back what could this be? Doctor not sure.

Negative hla-b27 antigen.Normal cpk, esr.Crp 1.6. Ra neg. For 7 months stiff sore muscles in hips, shoulders back what could this be? Doctor not sure.

Age, side effects,,,: This could be from just age effects on your muscles, especially if you've used them a lot during your lifetime for housework or in your work. You're on two medications for muscle relaxation that could have side effects invoking your nervous system and ultimately your muscles, and they might ache afterwards. You therefore might think of seeing your doctor to get off the meds (except nsaids). ...Read more

Muscle (Definition)

It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more


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How much glucosamine should I take for RA in my fingers? Always sore :(

How much glucosamine should I take for RA in my fingers? Always sore :(

Glucosamine has not-: --been shown to be effective in RA. If you feel the need to try it, go ahead, no harm done ...Read more

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I have RA. Is soreness at the base of the tongue a common symptom?

I have RA. Is soreness at the base of the tongue a common symptom?

Not really!: Certain meds used to treat RA can cause it, but this is not a feature of RA. But you are on no RA meds! Have someone look at your throat please. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of adult ra? My child has jia and lately some of my joints have been sore esp my knees and a lil stiff after sitting to long

RA : Fatigue, joint stiffness usually of small joints of hands, wrists , elbows, shoulders, knees , ankles and feet though on occasion it can start on a larger joint and spread to affect rest of the joints in a symmetrical fashion. Morning stiffness is usual. Swelling of affected joints are common . Check with rheumatologist for such symptoms as early diagnosis plays significant role in treatment. ...Read more

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I recently started waking up with painful stiff fingers. I was tested for RA and my blood was all normal. They loosen up but the index finger remains sore all day ideas?

I recently started waking up with painful stiff fingers. I was tested for RA and my blood was all normal. They loosen up but the index finger remains sore all day   ideas?

Inflammatory arthrit: Stiff hands first thing in the am usually suggests an inflammatory arthritis. There are other types of arthritis than can cause this other than ra. You should see your doc and make sure to get xrays, esr, CBC among other things. Anti-inflammatories work well for these. ...Read more

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Rheumatoid Arthritis (Definition)

A chronic inflammatory disorder that affects joints and may also affect ...Read more