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Anyone With Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Anyone With Rheumatoid Arthritis?

I have seen several people that are diagnosed with multiple disorders in this site. I have recently been told that my RF levels are above normal. I am being referred to a rheumatologist. Is there anything that could make it look like my level was higher than expected? RF is short for rheumatoid factor.

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

My other half has psoriatic, rheumatic, and osteo forms of arthritis. With replaced knees, and joints not working, a specialist has been seen for years. The x-rays, blood tests, and opthamologist exams in relation to medications are 2 to 4 times a year.
My arthritis and bursitis are at a much lower level. You appear to be headed in the correct direction. Ask the rheumatologist to understand the RF factor. Put your questions together, before seeing the specialist.

posted almost 4 years ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Hey i just googled that and it's actually a few things that could make it spike. Autoimmune disorders among them.

edited, originally posted almost 4 years ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I have a friend who has that. She's not epileptic but is in the process of getting it taken care of. I can ask her and let you know.

posted almost 4 years ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I read in the Journal of Neurology that the Dutch were having success treating Epilepsy like an autoimmune condition which is along the lines of RF

posted over 3 years ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I know this was posted forever ago, however i just saw it. I have RA and Fibro, chronic Migraines, and currently being tested for EOE as well as otger lovely stuff but those are wonderful autoimmune stuff im dealing with. I wondered if all the pain would cause the seizures. Ive had epileptic and non epilectic seizures. My body is just trying to kill me lol

posted 7 months ago
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