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... e inflammation and differnt type pain and fatigue. I still have some fatigue from my last flare so that makes it harder to tell if this Limbrel is doing anything for my osteoarthritis. But since it is so safe, I have no qualms taking it..I guess ya never know what might possibly help. ... (3 replies)
... It's very hard to sit for too long, I can feel the pressure in my spine and rear end...and plus if I sit too long, I get sooo stiff, it's very hard to get up and try to straighten up. ... (17 replies)
... and also low numbers for Anti SSA and SSB. I also had an elevated sed rate. This doctor was convinced that I had fibromyalgia and prescribed amitryptine to help me sleep. ... (13 replies)

... I was diagnosed with Erosive Osteoarthritis in August 2011. However, I have been issues with my hands for over a year and had two surgeries due to severe trigger finger in both hands. I started plaquenil in August. I am at a loss really. ... (10 replies)
... ears of pain and inflammation. I was put on plaquenil, clinoril, and was already on tramadol and percocet because of spinal damage and OA throughout my body. The plaquenil does seem to be helping slow the damage some, but there is no cure nor drug available to stop the EIO. ... (4 replies)
... I read it is usually used for RA, but my Rhuemy prescribed it for my Erosive Inflammatory Osteoarthritis. Does it stop or slow the progression of the disease? ... (0 replies)
... of all people with RA never have any of the specific tests for RA go positive. ... (4 replies)
... d feet. Two weeks ago I woke up having intense pain in my fingers, hands, wrists, neck, elbows, shoulders, knees, feet and toes. Blood tests came back negative for RA and Lupus. ... (4 replies)
... Hi Jenny! Lady, you crack me up...lol! Bald is beautiful imo.. I have been on it for around 2 months, and just a little more than usual hair loss and sun sensitivity for me so far thank goodness! ... (10 replies)
... I think it's more for the insurance companies than anything else. I had this one too while transitioning from OA to RA. ... (10 replies)
... more rapidly damaging. My rheumy was pretty certain I had RA, but since the tests were showing inflammation only as well as joint damage he is going with this dx for now. ... (10 replies)
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... egative but my blood does show inflammation. I'm not familiar with this type of arthritis. My GP thought I had RA. The Rheumy diagnosted the EOA. I am talking Plaquenil for the arthritis and another medicine for fibromyalgia. I'm not quite sure what to think. Do you know the prognosis for EOA? ... (19 replies)
... I have lupus, osteoarthritis and degenerative disc disease. Sometimes I don't even know how I cope with it as there have been times when I had a flare plus pain from the other arthritis. ... (30 replies)
New to This
Mar 8, 2012
... Plain old osteoarthritis doesn't cause erosions. It causes bone spurs to develop first....any kind of an erosion comes much much later with OA. ... (4 replies)
... The reason the docs say this, is simple. If it's only osteoarthritis, the insurance companies won't pay for anything other than NSAIDs and pain meds. If they say it's possibly "inflammatory" then they can try other meds that might help such as Plaquenil. ... (2 replies)
... into the knees and that helps a lot and I think they may have approved them for the hips too. I find that good physical therapy helps when it's done by someone who really understands arthritis. ... (4 replies)
M.r.i. results
Jan 20, 2011
... rays and CT's. So even though they may eventually diagnose you with something in particular, for all intents and purposes, you have OA. ... (6 replies)
... I know I have a very conservative rheumy and he waited until he was sure something bad was going on. My blood work kept coming back negative except for an increased sed rate, yet I had aggressive osteoarthritis and chronic tendinitis and bursitis for over 20 years. ... (5 replies)
... I've always tested negative on my RA tests too but I took have markers for inflammation. My CRP was 12.81 and my SED rate was 69. I have been tested for everything you can imagine from Lupus to RA and I always test negative. I fired my Rheumy and for now I just have my GP. I see her again in September. ... (19 replies)


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