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    Middle of the night flares?
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    lcover posted:
    Hi,

    I was diagnosed with RA three years ago and I have been taking monthly injections of Simponi for about 2 1/2 years and it has worked great. Haven't had a flare in 2 years.

    Lately I have been waking up in the middle of the night with an extremely painful knee, ankle or foot (knee was the worst). All I kept thinking was this feels like a flare. When I wake up in the morning, I feel fine aside from the regular stiffness in feet, etc. My blood work also showed that my C-reactive protein has gone up a little to 1.3 (previously it's been at 0.. So there is some inflammation.

    Has anyone else experienced something like this?

    Thanks,
    LC
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    lcover responded:
    Whoops...that was supposed to be 0 . 8 on the CRP!


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