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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 ...

Long term side effects from using Plaquenil?

Posted 12 days ago 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, ...

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 ...

How has autoimmune disease affected your life?

Posted 27 Sep 2014 by bkjr61 3 answers

Relative to the way lupus,scleroderma or any thing that falls under the autoimmune category, has affected your body,your lifestyle,your relationships w/family and friends,financial hardships?

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 ...

How does a person stay positive after autoimmune diagnosis?

Posted 23 Jan 2014 by bkjr61 3 answers

I am a 52 yr old female diagnosed w/fibromyalgia in 2006,followed by positive ANA resulting in possible lupus (daughter diagnosed w/lupus in 1997,age 11).DR.along w/ labs show undifferentiated mixed connective tissue disease now seeing more signs of scleroderma.I see a PCP. rheumatologist, ...

I have been on 10mg. X4 daily for about 7 years now for low back pain and 3other autoimmune?

Posted 24 Mar 2016 by Odanni57 3 answers

... illnesses. My doc just switchrd me over to 50 mg. Of Nucynta. I am in constant pain and sleepy, and she also gave me a beginner 15 day pack of Gralise for my sciatica. All this just makes me want to sleep? Will the Nucynta smooth out in time and let me function normally again? Help

Is peptic ulcer related to autoimmune disease?

Posted 24 Apr 2018 by annaezuniga 2 answers

I have had lower left back pain for 10 months. 3 months ago a rash broke out on my chest. Was put on steroids for rash and back pain decreased. Steroids were finished and back pain returned. 2 weeks ago another rash appeared on my face. Dr. checked for lupus and spondyloarthritis. All lab work came ...

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

Posted 22 Sep 2013 by 1overcomer 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.

Lupus Erythematosus - I have fibromyalgia since 2014 and I am 27 now it's been 2 years since my?

Posted 20 Oct 2016 by Amckelvey 1 answer

... diagnosis and at least two years I have been diagnosed with the following on women disorders autoimmune of the bladder autoimmune of the long I have no gallbladder now I have no female organs now I have a periodontal disease I suffer with the lupus type symptoms a lot I thought and still think ...

Electric zaps on left side of brain & involuntary head movement?

Posted 4 Dec 2014 by Mama D 2 answers

I have FM, Hypothyroidism(Hashimotos Autoimmune Disease), CFS/ME, G.A.D., Heart Disease, Vertigo... I experience what I call electric zaps on the left side of my head along my brain area, and I experience involuntary head movements (similar to parkisons) especially when my pain seems to get worse ...

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?

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.

Autoimmune - I was diagnosed with sjorgines syndrome. I suffer with a salty taste in my mouth and?

Posted 16 Dec 2014 1 answer

... sores on my tongue. I have found that L-lysine helps with the sores. I also have very painful tingling and cold, numb fingers and hands,especially in the morning. I was also diagnosed with ostroorthritis in my hands and knees. I need a pain med. that does not conflict with adderral. Is there ...

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