Kayleigh-Payne

Kayleigh Payne

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Real Profiles of Rheumatoid Arthritis Photos © Kayleigh Payne Name? Kayleigh Payne Age? 24 Location? Westmeath, Ireland How long have you lived with RA? Almost 12 years. What advice would you give to someone who has just been diagnosed with RA? GET THE RIGHT MEDICAL TEAM AROUND YOU!!! Shop around for the right consultant for you if needs be, I …

Gloria

Gloria

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Real Profiles of Rheumatoid Arthritis Photos © Gloria Name? Gloria Age? 22 Location? Bakersfield, California, United States How long have you lived with RA? I remember dealing with joint pain since I was about 8 years old. The pain, stiffness, and swelling progressed and turned worse about 3 and a half years ago and I was officially diagnosed by a …

Sarah Krysl

Sarah Krysl

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Real Profiles of Rheumatoid Arthritis Photos © Sarah Krysl Name? Sarah Krysl Age? 19 Location? Hillsboro, Missouri, United States. How long have you lived with RA? I was showing symptoms of RA around 16 and blew it off thinking it was just pain. Finally went to the doctor and was told I didn’t have it. Got a second opinion, and …

Briana Edwards

Briana Edwards

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Real Profiles of Rheumatoid Arthritis Photos © Briana Edwards Name? Briana J Edwards AKA: Gimp-opotomus, BamBri (usually joined with “get up Bambri!” said like Bambi’s dad in the Disney film…..my dad thinks he’s so clever), Lefty, and plenty more. Age? 23 Location? Atlanta, Georgia, United States. How long have you lived with RA? Probably for 2 years or more. At …

Alyssa Hollingsworth

Alyssa Hollingsworth

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Real Profiles of Rheumatoid Arthritis Photos © Alyssa Hollingsworth Name? Alyssa Hollingsworth Age? 20 Location? Rome, Georgia, United States. How long have you lived with RA? I started showing symptoms for RA when I was 17, but it took about six months for a diagnosis. I was misdiagnosed with fibromyalgia by the nearest pediatric Rheumatologist (who was a two hour …