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  1. Not been here for a while - joint problems

    Hi everyone, sorry I haven't been here for a while. Firstly, I began to experience alot more pain and swelling in joints (diagnosed with RA last July 2009) it got so bad that I could only walk with...
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    Sounds interesting. I am waiting to have a lip...

    Sounds interesting. I am waiting to have a lip biopsy, my rheumy is sure I have Sjogren's to add to my RA and overlap syndrome???!!! so he did the eye paper test and just looked at it then started...
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    Hi, Cheryl, when I had gallbladder surgery it...

    Hi, Cheryl, when I had gallbladder surgery it took around 5-6 weeks before I felt I could manage normal stuff, let alone exercise!!! don't push yourself, sometimes people forget how long it really...
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    Hi, have to agree, its the shade I'm afraid. No...

    Hi, have to agree, its the shade I'm afraid. No matter how much sun block, it will still happen unfortunately. It's not good news, but thats what this disease does. Take care x
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    I am glad that it turned out to be migraine...

    I am glad that it turned out to be migraine related, but so glad you got seen when you did. Take care of yourself x x x (((((hugs))))))
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    Hi, I have been on pred since February, started...

    Hi, I have been on pred since February, started on 30mg for a week, then had to reduce by 5mg every 2 days. Found that when I got to 15mg the pain and swelling was back. I phoned the rheumy nurses...
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    Just to say I agree with everyone else. This is...

    Just to say I agree with everyone else. This is your child, of course you are worried. As for stress, theres no real answer for you at the moment, all the time you have worries about your son...
  8. Thread: Miles Update

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    Ahhh!!! he is doing so well. Wont be long before...

    Ahhh!!! he is doing so well. Wont be long before he is allowed home and then you can be a happy family.
  9. Thread: Introduction

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    Hi Kellie, good luck with getting a diagnosis,...

    Hi Kellie, good luck with getting a diagnosis, yes it is scary but at least you know what you are dealing with. I am on mtx plaquenil and pred at 15mg still, as havent been able to reduce past this...
  10. Thread: rhuemi visit

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    Hi Kim, sorry to hear you are in a flare, I hope...

    Hi Kim, sorry to hear you are in a flare, I hope the added mtx works for you. As for vallium please take care, as diazepam is very addictive at higher doses. It is great for relaxing muscles and...
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    Hi Leksie, wanted to add my congratulations on...

    Hi Leksie, wanted to add my congratulations on the birth of your beautiful son Miles. So happy for you and your family. Six weeks will go so fast, and then you can take him home!!! will think of...
  12. Hi again Nonna, your dad sounds amazing!!! what a...

    Hi again Nonna, your dad sounds amazing!!! what a wonderful achievement to still be playing golf. Glad you have made your decision, and that you will all benefit from your decision. I wish you lots...
  13. Hi Nonna, I think David is right. Your parents...

    Hi Nonna, I think David is right. Your parents need you, they have no one else to rely on, and are asking for your help. Its a big decision for you, starting again, leaving your job and friends,...
  14. Thread: prednisone

    by mabeljane
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    Hi Nathalie, Thanks you for the reply. I dont...

    Hi Nathalie, Thanks you for the reply. I dont know about the vitimin D3, not been tested so far as I know, although here in the UK we dont seem to get the results, just told its ok, or need to be...
  15. Thread: prednisone

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    prednisone

    Hi everyone, not been here for a while, so need to catch up!!! I have been on pred since 5 Feb at 30mg then reduced every 2 days by 5mg. When I got to 15mg there was lots of pain and swelling back,...
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    Hi Angel, I have just posted a dream which means...

    Hi Angel, I have just posted a dream which means alot to me. Thank you for this x
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    Hi, Saysusie, yes it began to subside after...

    Hi, Saysusie, yes it began to subside after around half an hour, still felt very hot, but rash and swelling did go down completely after around 2 hours, just left a little redness and dryness on face...
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    Hands,face and neck - swelling, rashes

    Hi, just a question. I had an eye test yesterday, before starting on hydrochkloryquine. Had felt ok before I went, usual aches and pains etc. Had a bit of a headache, but nothing much. When I...
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    Sticky: Just read this thread through. Its just so...

    Just read this thread through. Its just so obvious after reading it!!! In summer, especially when we are on holiday (only in UK) I get so uncomfortable, and exhausted when we walk in the sun. I...
  20. Just read this article, Same as Saysusie!!!...

    Just read this article, Same as Saysusie!!! wow!!! the symptoms I have are the same!! Thats just weird!!!
  21. Just a short message, I am new and dont know...

    Just a short message, I am new and dont know Jeanette personally, but from all these lovely posts its easy to see she is a kind and thoughtful person, who helps everyone here. So get well soon, from...
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    Thank you for the replies. At the moment all...

    Thank you for the replies. At the moment all other tests regarding lupus keep coming back normal. Still not sure about the last lot, as havent got results yet. Will let everyone know, thank you...
  23. Thread: Fell Again

    by mabeljane
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    Hi, yes, falling is a big problem. I had a bad...

    Hi, yes, falling is a big problem. I had a bad fall last December, I was at a memorial at our local memorial garden. I tripped as it was a very wet evening. The bruise went from my ankle to above...
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    I love House too, I find it so strange, knowing...

    I love House too, I find it so strange, knowing Hugh Laurie in many other roles, with his very English accent, and his politeness and kindness. Its hard to believe hes Gregory House!!!PS Dr Robert...
  25. Congratulations!!! it must be a worrying time,...

    Congratulations!!! it must be a worrying time, but just think a lovely little baby!!! I hope it all goes well, cant help with advice i'm afraid as mine are grown now. I wish you well, and hope that...
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