Drugs for rheumatoid arthritis (RA) can slow down the disease. However, after joint damage has occurred, surgery may be a reasonable option. Advancements in surgical treatment are giving people with rheumatoid arthritis more chances to maintain function and keep moving.
Having surgery is never something to enter into lightly, but sometimes it can really help. When is the right time for surgery for rheumatoid arthritis, and what can you expect?
There are a couple of reasons to choose surgery for...
WebMD guest expert Scott Zashin, MD, says feeling foggy isn't generally an RA symptom. But it could be a side effect of some medications. He suggested talking to the doctor about the fogginess to see what might be the cause.
Have you had any foggy feelings with your RA? Was it medication-related?