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Rheumatoid Arthritis

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  • Posted By: kitcat48
  • May 29, 2007
  • 00:57 PM

My husband was diagnosed with RA 3 years ago. He has since had 2 total knee replacements and healed well.
He did go back to work a little too soon though.

A big problem he is having is a painful swollen ankle.
He takes no medication except Advil or Tylenol Ones. He did a course of Mexotrexate but found the side effects out weighed him taking it anymore.

Any clue what could be causing this pain and swelling?
Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

As EvEr
Cat

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