... I don't think you're crazy. Try vitamin D and calcium supplements to see if it helps? (5 replies)
... Thank you for your input,and yes I totally agree with your comment
That once I have a diagnosis it will be easier to start meds
However when there is. Not enough evidence w blood work,you go around in circles .i did find the courage to ask him once if he thought I could have lupus
And immediately he answered no and that was it,my gp keeps suspecting lupus
But at the end... (7 replies)
... All of these meds for some reason are dangerous. I personally met few people who got Lymphoma after being on biologics.
I met them after their fight with cancer while we all been having IV infusions for RA...I would think they will never go back on RA biologics, but they are right back on it...
I been on med for RA for many years, but only once went in remission for 8... (8 replies)
... Few years ago I was laying under Orencia IV infusion and start talking to a young man next to me. He told me how well he was doing on his biologics but then he developed Lymphoma from it... ... (8 replies)
... the whole evening I was walking fine, no pain to speak of in my hips. Next thing I know, I get up to walk, and there's significant acute pain in my right hip every step I take. It's so bad that I have a pronounced limp. ... (5 replies)
... You might also asked to be stepped up to the next level of treatment if the Placquenil doesn't help enough. It takes time to get the right mix of drugs to do the job, and that varies with each patient. ... (3 replies)
... almost all the time. My joints hurt, but there's no rhyme or reason to the pain. One day it will be my ankles, the next my shoulders, the next my wrists. My current rheumy at a large university hospital in my state has put me on Plaquenil to see if it helps. ... (3 replies)
... inflamitories because of the drug interaction of my psoriasis medication and no one will help. They just push me to the next dr. I'm 31 and feel 91. I have an appt with a back surgeon but can't help but feel like nothing will come of it. Any help would be very appreciated. ... (0 replies)
... Hi can anyone help
I am 28 and had a Bimallor fracture and dislocation of my right ankle 18 months ago. I have had problems ever since. I was diagnosed yesterday with osteoarthritis however my surgeon was not in so i was not given any advice on treatment or what is next. All i was told in the opinion of the surgeon i saw he would fuse the joint.
Firstly the lack of... (0 replies)
... When I took the Medrol pack a few weeks ago, I had immediate relief the next day, continued to take the remaining pills for the next 5 days, felt pretty good. But on the fourth day after finishing that pack, the pain was back. My PCP said this is def some kind of autoimmune disorder. ... (12 replies)
... When I see him next week, in 6 days, I will ask for details. ... (12 replies)
... prained. The fatigue is one if the worst though. Hard to take care of my kids when I am so tired. Will also be following up with my rheumatologist as well in the next couple weeks. ... (3 replies)
... Everthing tires me out and I get so sore from walking. I also get winded easily and have pleural scarring. Really hoping to get some answers soon. MRI booked for next week on the knee. Than appointment with Dr and rheumatologist. ... (3 replies)
... Welcome to the forum. There is a wealth of information here. Feel free to read through some of the threads in this section related to your surgery. I think allot of your questions will be answered.
Good luck with your surgery and recovery. (1 replies)
... I am having CMC with LRTI next week. My right thumb is killing me. I want to know what to expect, and what I can do to aid in the healing process! ... (1 replies)
... Hi everyone. I am a new member to this site and I am having my surgery next Monday. I have read a lot of your posts but I am at work and have SO much to do before I am out for the surgery. ... (10 replies)
... along the dmage is BUT has told me that arthroscopy would not be a choice for me and I am to young for knee replacements If he can't do anything then what is the next step.Also when I extend my knee to a certain extent it locks what is that is it a bone spur. ... (4 replies)
... Have just been diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis and start on MTX next week. ... (7 replies)
... ood test results, then have them turn positive later on, sometimes months or even years later. So please ease up on yourself and believe your Dr. in that regard. Next time you are tested I would ask for an HLA B27 test, since you have heel and Achilles pain as part of your symptoms. ... (7 replies)
... Over the last several weeks, the pain increased. My dr. put me on a 6 day Medrol pack. I took it as directed. The first day, 6 pills. The next a.m., I had a remarkable change for the better. ... (12 replies)