... and it went well and my hand is as strong as it was when I was 30 years old. It's just "normal". I totally recommend this surgery if anyone of you out there need it. ... (18 replies)
... I had my surgery April 30 2013. I wish I had done it sooner! I had a bad case and need the left done too. ... (18 replies)
... i am so relieved to find this site. I thought I had arthritis and was heading for hip replacements. I have never felt so old since going through menopause. I am only 57 but feel about 80!! ... (1 replies)
... d an app with my RA and had to wait for 2 hours which never happened before. She came back with red eyes and very upset. She spent these 2 hours with one of her 30 years old patient who just died at the hospital from complications of RA... ... (2 replies)
... Hi. I am taking cymbalta for lupus. I'm also on several others meds but I have found to have no side effects on this drug. I am taking 30 mg. twice a day. I feel good on it but I'm also taking plaguenil, imuran and predisone for lupus. What are you taking it for? ... (8 replies)
I've read your whole thread and sympathize -- I've had some similar problems. One thing that I wanted to mention is that the New Balance store in my town will let their clients buy shoes and wear them normally --inside and outside --for a decently long period (maybe 30 days) and RETURN them if they don't work out. I consider that a godsend. (27 replies)
... rays or another MRI. Last Dr. gave cymbalta 20 mg to start and then 30 mg, then 60 mg. ... (3 replies)
... I have arthritis in my jaw, one thing that really helps is drinking tea and add honey and cinammon to it every morning. ... (27 replies)
... HI, so sorry you are having this problem I've had two rot cuff surgery w/ one having a frozen shoulder afterwards and I had to have a MUA (Manipulation under anethesia) to correct it. I still don't have full use, I have severe osteo in the shoulder and the dr. said I will need replacement down the road.
I don't know how advanced your RA is or if you have had a MRI of your... (4 replies)
... My wife woke up yesterday with a stiff and sore neck, thought she slept on it wrong. As the day went on she started to develope a low grade fever and her joints were getting sore, especially her knees and it was painful for her to walk.
Last night her fever went up to 101 and the pain was getting worse, and her ankles and hands had swollen up, not huge, but definately... (3 replies)
... inseted a medical staple to hold the main bones together in my left foot.....in the last 6 months it's become stupidly painful. If I walk or stand for more than 30 minutes I end up needing painkillers as it gets so painful.....I often dread getting up in the mornings because it's so painful. ... (5 replies)
... nd basal joint operation. The 1st fusion on left basal joint was Jan 2012 and I was in a splint for 8 weeks but the fusion did not take. I must use a CMF device 30 minutes per day for 4 weeks to promote bone cell growth. ... (3 replies)
OK, Certified Organic - it's great, we all have to use a lot of product in Organic only, honey one of them since we know what pestisides do to our systems. But if you look on the label, look for the word 100% RAW before you read Manuka Honey or any other honey.
I know for sure that some bee keepers may use 50-50, some sell pasteurized honey (some people feel... (9 replies)
... Thanks so much for the very thoughtful and detailed input!.
I don't remember all of the tests I had or the results but I'll do my best. Many of the tests listed below are ones that I have had done multiple times so I'll just list the ones I've had done within the last few years...
* CBC w/Diff (always comes back normal)
* Thyroid Panel (always comes back normal)
*... (5 replies)
... hat the FDA has asked them to update the medicines label a couple of times and the most recent one has added this pseudo tumor cerebri. So I'm in pain due to the arthritis and now pressure in my head..FML!! ... (6 replies)
... I think this issue needs to be seriously delved into, my step daughter 23yrs
old is having a hip replacement in June due to RA. Their is no family history
and she took accutane in high school (6 replies)
... Hello! I took accutane a while ago. Once in my late teens then had to go on it in my mid 20's and now in my 30's just got diagnosed with rheumatoid arthiritis. I too am wondering if the accutane has something to do with this. No one in my family has arthritis. (6 replies)
... of the Methotrexate. I was on 60 mg of Predisone for months but am decreasing it by 10 mg per week and am now on 30 mg. Since the decrease from 40 to 30 I can tell a huge difference in my pain. Can you please tell me about your eyes? ... (7 replies)
I've been taking Meloxicam 7.5 mg. for the past six months, first starting one tab per day and now I'm on two - three tabs per day.
My lower back pain/arthritis around waist-line getting stiff and often pain because weather getting chilly as days go by. Then, I increased to three(3) tabs per day from this Monday. However, it's still not really helping as feeling... (1 replies)
... BTW, I was diagnosed with Fibro at age 30 too, but this is "shady" diagnoses since no blood work, no tests can prove anything. Just by pushing pressure points. ... (4 replies)