|Oct 27 2011|
Now, six and a half years later, I am struggling to do my job as a secretary because my hands seize up, particularly my knuckles, if I have been typing for a few hours. My knuckles go red and swell up to about twice their normal size over the bony area, and it's a kind of ache along with a sharp pain. I also get this problem in my left knee (the one that was injured in the car accident six years ago), my right shoulder and my feet (particularly around the toes).
I also get extremely tired which means I have to go to bed by 9pm most nights, and this has put paid to me having a social life! I have spoken to my GP this morning on the telephone and she suggested ibuprofen gel on my hand for a week or so, because I'm asthmatic and not supposed to take it orally.
What does anyone think about my symptoms? Do you think I have RA? (I have also posted this in the rheumatoid arthritis forum to see whether anyone there can help me...)
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