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Posted by Katie on June 18, 2000 at 21:40:25:

First some history. Diagnosed at age 25..now 32. My wrists and ankles are my main problems. My last wrist xray showed severe arthritic changes and erosion of bone! My doc. recommends having Wrist surgery..basically debulking and debriding of the wrists and cleaning! Sounds terrible! He said to think about it..and make some decisions!

Well, i work at a computer daily and I wonder if this is not work related also? If i stopped working, would the disease progress as quickly?

I am not really gung=ho on having major surgery to my wrists. I have 3 young children..and 1 demanding hubby! LOL

Anybody who has thought about surgery of this kind or has any thoughts please respond!!

thanks,

Katie

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