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Do many 23 year olds have chronic pain ? I have it bad. My doctor is iffy on prescribing pain meds?

Posted 11 Aug 2017 by Dustin_M 8 answers

I also have autoimmune condition which leaves me with no energy yet the doctor still won't prescribe me anything i need. & my anxiety is through the roof every single day. & I want to tell my Dr that colonopins help me best but I just don't want them to think I'm just wanting ...

Is Prolia going to make my Polymyalgia Rheumatica worse?

Posted 25 Oct 2016 by 2cute4u 3 answers

Have been on Prednisone for 1 1/2 years for PMR, a painful autoimmune disease. My recent bone scan showed severe osteoporosis with T scores as low as -4.7 and -3.3 in my spine and hip. I am 63 and I don't dare not to take Prolia. I found a few programs online with natural supplements with ...

Long term side effects from using Plaquenil?

Posted 10 Aug 2018 by bestpup 1 answer

have been taking Plaquenil for over 20 yrs. When I originally started taking hydroxychloroquine I only took one 200mg tablet daily. However, when my Lupus progressed (5yrs ago) I was told to take two 200mg tablets daily. My rheumatologist made it clear to me how important an annual eye exam is, ...

IVIG (Intravenous immunoglobulin)?

Posted 14 Dec 2014 by pamee 2 answers

Does anyone have a clue as to how many treatments are needed for autoimmune disease neuropathy? Also does anyone know how long to wait for each treatment? I had my first treatment Dec 5-9 and going in for my second treatment in about 4 weeks, is this the average time to wait? I will not be seeing ...

I was recently diagnosed with autoimmune small fiber autonomic neuropathy. It definitely explains...

Posted 11 Oct 2018 by AmyBr 0 answers

... my symptoms. In addition to neuropathy foot symptoms, I have chronic fatigue, heat intolerance, extreme sweating, intermittent diarrhea/constipation, dizziness, toe catches causing me to stumble about twice a week I still work full time but by the time I get home, I am completely depleted and ...

Can Epidiolex help patients with autoimmune diseases and severe chronic pain?

Posted 12 days ago by Hollyjune 0 answers

I am speaking of patients having progressed AS ( ankylosing spondylitis) who is dealing with severe arthritis and chronic debilitating pain.

I was just diagnosed with an autoimmune disorder. Doc put me on plaquenil, any advice on diet?

Posted 22 Sep 2013 2 answers

Thank God, so far no side effects from the drug. I like to help my body with eliminating / or adding foods in my diet. There are so many " eat this... don't eat that".. quiet confusing. Would really appreciate any input from the community that deals with this disorder.

Have been on Ativan for several years to help with sleep. I was put on Predisone for 1 year for a?

Posted 27 Jan 2015 by Halford 2 answers

... autoimmune disease. When I came off it I could not sleep. Now I realize I am hooked on ativan and am taking .5mg 3 times a night. I stopped on of the pills 3 weeks ago but now have anxiety attacks. Cold feet and hands and just trouble functioning? How do I get through this?

Depo-Provera - I have been on Depo for years and now experiencing abnormal bleeding???

Posted 6 Apr 2017 by Starzgazer 1 answer

I have been on depo it will be 9 years this July. I have an autoimmune disease which prevents me from taking just anything for birth control. I had irregular bleeding for about a year and then absolutely nothing. Recently I have started spotting and horrendous stomach pains. My next injection ...

Etodolac - I've been using for 2 weeks. How much longer do I have to give it to see relief in knee?

Posted 4 Aug 2017 by Hopelessly in pain 1 answer

Pain in both knees. Can't bend. Can't go up and down stairs without feeling discomfort. Bloodwork shows all autoimmune diseases negative. Some inflammation has been reduced with this med but pain still there.

Do people with autoimmune disease get exhausted easily from physical activity?

Posted 8 Jun 2015 by Choley14 1 answer

I am in the process of figuring out whether or not I have an autoimmune disease but this past weekend I went swimming. I got in the water twice for maybe 5 minutes at a time. About an hour later I was extremely tired and fatigued. I'm only 25 so this kind of activity shouldn't make me ...

I took Mefloquine while in service and I now suffer with Autoimmune disorders?

Posted 24 Sep 2015 by Robert Koplien 1 answer

These disorders include Vitiligo and Hyperthyroidism . Could taking the anti-malarial cause these condtions . I have no family history of either ..Thanks for your time

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