View Full Version : spent last night in emergency room

09-28-2012, 06:29 PM
well my blood pressure hit 180/97 last night and i had chest pain had lots of test xrays and blood and cardiograph. it was not heart attack the walls of my chest are inflamed i am in a very serious lupus flare.my thyroid levels are still not good so have to increase medication. they pumped me full of aspirin and tramadol.they sent me home and told me that my nerves a shot to pieces and my stress levels are to high and i am to ring rhuemi on monday and have my prednisone increased to cope with chest inflamation and other pain. so didnot have very goodnight. hope everyones day is better than mine hugs kim l

running girl
09-28-2012, 06:50 PM
Hey Kim,

Sorry to hear about your struggles. Why do these things always seem to happy on the weekend? I hope you feel better and can get into your rhuemy on Monday.

Take care

09-28-2012, 07:10 PM
Hi Kim
I'm sorry to hear this; but I'll send you hugs, good thoughts and my prayers

09-28-2012, 08:23 PM
Oh kim! I'm so sorry about this! You will be in my prayers! Glad it wasn't a heart attack, and you went and got checked out:)

09-28-2012, 09:01 PM
gotta love friday night at the ER

thinking of you.

10-06-2012, 11:33 PM
Hi Kim,
I hope that you are doing better by now.