Question for those with RA and FM

Discussion in 'Fibromyalgia Main Forum' started by Musica, Dec 28, 2005.

  1. Musica

    Musica New Member

    Have you figured out how to tell the difference between RA and FM? If so, how do they differ for you?

    Usually, I figure it is FM when I ache all over. That was the last several days. But today, it felt more in the joint. Since my RA has been under control with meds, I still wonder if it feels in the joints but is just the FM not hurting as much all over. However, I stopped the combo of MTX and Humira in early Oct and have been on Humira only since late October, so I don't know if the RA is starting to act up.

    I'm interested in how things are for you.
  2. ksc

    ksc New Member

    I have lupus and fobro. My rhumy says if there is pain and inflmation in the joint- then my lupus is flaring. If it's all over and muscles- it's fibro.
    Hope this helps-
    kathy