Posted by Caroline UK
on January 24, 2000 at 06:43:46:
In Reply to: Re: Sero Negative Rheumatoid Arthritis posted by Andy M.. [Lincoln(UK)] on January 08, 2000 at 12:49:18:
: : This complaint is the same as Rheumatoid Arthritis but the blood tests are negative.
: A little general to say "the blood tests". The
: Rheumatoid Factor [RF] blood test is neg [hence seronegative] but you can have a neg RF and still have RA [like me] You can also have a possitive
: RF and not have RA.
: If you want to find out more try
Andy from the UK I have read your contribution and as you seem to be one of the few UK contributors I would be interested in your treatments. I am supposed to be on Methrotrexate but cannot tolerate it physically or psychologically it makes me sick! I am presently struggling just on Voltarol which is messing up my gastric system. What has been your experience and do you have any suggestions. Many thanks.