... Welcome to the boards. Glad you got up the nerve. First of all, with positive ANA, RF and elevated sed rate, no one should be telling you your symptoms are from anxiety! As for the rheum visit when labs were normal, was this a verbal report or did you actually see your results yourself? I would make a habit of always getting your lab results on paper for your own review and to... (2 replies)
... to find out. They won't give me the results over the phone. I feel that the RA is "ramping up" to the next level. She increased my arthritis meds which also irritate my pouch, and prescribed Lorcet and Tramadol temporarily. I've tried both before. ... (3 replies)
... ainly causes arthritis, migraines, sometimes nausea and sweats. I would still see a rheum and take all your test results plus xrays with you. I wonder about your chest pain. If it is sharp, occurs with a deep breath, it could be pleurisy, which is another symptom of lupus. Does sun exposure bother you? ... (9 replies)
... SED rate and others, about 5 of them, I have symptoms, of nausea, migraines, asthma, I feel faint at times, sweat like crazy when I feel faint, at times I have chest pains but I don't know if that is asthma related. ... (9 replies)
... Welcome to the club. Your story sounds very familiar to me. Right now I'm 4 weeks post surgery from a left thumb CMC Arthroplasty and will also have my cast removed today.
I'll try to answer all your questions. I really only wore the sling on the way home from hospital. You do need to keep it elevated the first two weeks after surgery. So if you are around the house or not... (11 replies)
... What is the pain like? Does it feels like something is compressing his chest? or does the pain radiates to his left arm or back. You better have him checked by a medical professional. (3 replies)
... Hi, I'm no expert but if he's having chest pain, take him to the hospital so he can thoroughly get checked out. ... (3 replies)
... a joint paint in knee.he felt a pain of knee after he walking a long distance.he consulted a arthritis at thrice time and take medicine now also which is contained of Glucosamine hcl 1500mg and Chondroitin Sulphate1200 mg .he has Asthma , take medicine. ... (3 replies)
... Men are also affected by Chest Arthritis but most commonly women are affected by it a lot. Even a small laughing, sneeze causes pain to the affected part. ... (0 replies)
... in your rib cage. My chest and sides hurt so bad, I had to go to the ER. The pain mimics a heart attack, so they put me through all the paces before the final diagnosis. ... (5 replies)
... regnant again and December 18th would be about the date of conception. I was headed to work the 23rd of december and while going on to the express way had severe chest tightness that kept getting tighter until I felt like i couldnt breath..it sent me into a panic attack and I AM NOT a panic type of person. ... (0 replies)
... is it possible to have arthritis in the chest? ... (2 replies)
... Anyone else been diagnosed with osteoarthritis in the chest?
Its very painful and I wanted to know if there were any treatments available other than NSAIDS? (2 replies)
... Hi, my name is Sarah and I am 16 almost 17. I have been living with arthritis for as long as I can remember. I had always been complaining that I had sprained everything. ... (10 replies)
... I am 56 years old and I have cervical arthritis. At least one of the vertebrae in my cervical spine has a bone spur, and I have bone degeneration. This was first diagnosed approximately five years ago from x-rays due to an unrelated incident. I've had a clicking sound in the back of my neck for years occurring when I move my head from side to side. It used to not hurt. However... (10 replies)
... before bed, but as of today I haven't experienced any symptoms I can attribute to the MTX. When I took the 25mg dose in pill form for the following 3 days I had chest pains and strange, sudden painful palpitations. The injection hasn't started that again so far. ... (18 replies)
... T know what they're doing to me and DON'T know how to help it. I was on Prednisone and got a lump on the back of my neck so I called my Rheum who said it wasn't arthritis ore prednisone related. When I went to see my primary care physician they said it was an uncommon side effect of the Prednisone. ... (11 replies)
... I,m new at this, but after being treated for pneumonia for almost 2 months and not getting any better my DO referred to a pulmanary critical care Dr. He had a CT scan of my lungs along with other tests. showed me the pictures of my CT scan and chest x-ray.
I could see how the original diagnoses was made. He put me on 40 mg of prednisone for 30 days and then 20 for 30 days. ... (2 replies)
... Just read your post, used to come on here a lot, but been looking after my Mother who passed away couple of months ago. I have had Psoriatic Arthritis for five years now, I am registered disabled, and have been on most of the drugs they think will help. ... (1 replies)
... Hi Jenny and thank you for responding.
I feel like I am finally getting closer to a real diagnosis after all these years. I have no doubts about Fibro but I also know there's something more than that going on with the high SED rate and CRP. My new Rheumy is in Philadelphia at Jefferson Hosp. and he's very thorough. I hope I can get a proper dx before too much longer and... (14 replies)