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I am totally confused I was diagnosed with RA in June last year when I had severe swelling in one knee and was given a knee wash because they thought it was septic arthritis then was put on a course of strong antibiotics left knee went down and right knee become swollen also I was having pains in my elbow my crp was 400 and i suffered with severe anemia. After sixteen weeks I see a rheumatologist diagnosed me with RA.
I started on steroids for 6 weeks and felt better I could walk again and I was pain free, my crp was back to normal levels. I started on methotrxate my hair started falling out, my skin was awful and my nails were so sore and soft. I carried on using this until 5 weeks ago and stopped taking it because my Dad said it is no good and it will distroy some of my organs.
Since I have stopped taking any of these drugs I have felt fine I have slight pain in my knee, but I think it was because I had two arthroscopy (knee wash) and that procedure has damaged my knee. If I had RA Surely I would have some pain by now please could somebody advise me into what is happening. Thank you
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