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It all began a couple of years ago when I was losing weight and tired all the time but mostly sore hands. The kids used to ask me why do you wring your hands? Went to the Dr and blood work was done. Anemic he said take this and that. More tired and sore, went to bed at night at 7 slept till 9 and more losing weight. Dr sent me to the hospital for 6 pints of blood. After that he sent me to a rheumatoid specialist. And find out I have rheumatoid arthritis. Now onto medications none of which is good for my body I’m sure. I know of a person is taking infusion called actemera. Any thoughts on this ?

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  • CathyD moderator
    2 years ago

    Hi Gramma45,

    Thank you for reaching out to us. I am sorry you are dealing with fatigue and pain – both are incredibly difficult.

    I don’t have personal experience with this drug, however there is a great article over on our sister site ( which I thought may be of use to you:

    Please stop by here or at our RA site anytime you need support.


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