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Undifferentiated Connective Tissue Disease - anyone have any information or advice?

Posted 11 Nov 2011 by blueyes664 2 answers

I am new to the group and have just been diagnosised with Undifferentiated Connective TIssuse disease. I went to the Dr complaining of ongoing joint pain and feeling a bit wimpy for it. But now I am thrown into a world I know nothing about and unsure what to expect and how to proceed. I am open to ...

Magnevist - Is there a chat group or support group for those with nephrogenic systemic fibrosis?

Posted 12 May 2011 by kbeagle 2 answers

I am certain that I had a severe reaction after my MRI using Magnavist in May of 2009. I am still having problems with muscles and nerves (particularly in the legs) but also with connective tissue. I tried to contact the Yale Medical research team to help me verify if I have it by forwarding to me ...

Connective Tissue Disorders - I have been diagnosed with connective tissue disease. I am not sure?

Posted 6 Jul 2011 by pia960 2 answers

... what that is but I do know that I am getting worse. it started in my elbows and now it has gone into the rest of my joints and bones. I think there is more to this, but the doctors I am seeing havent got a clue. Any suggestions. My hips and ribs are being affected and I have COPD it makes it ...

Is it dangerous to stop using Etodolac after being on it for years?

Posted 24 Feb 2012 by lolligag 1 answer

I have been treated for a mixed auto-immune disorder for more than 25 years. The Etodolac either no longer controls the connective tissue pain or the pain has evolved and gotten worse. I've tried MANY new NSAIDS, but all make me terribly sick to my stomach. Is it safe to discontinue the ...

Anastrozole - have shooting, electrical, burning pain from shoulder to hands, is this a side effect?

Posted 13 Nov 2012 by BethinTN 1 answer

I have a history of connective tissue inflammatory problems in the should, elbow and wrist on the left. Now I am having shooting, electrical, burning, grabbing pain shooting from the top and back of my shoulder going all the way down to end in the palmar surface of my middle finger. The left is the ...

Escitalopram - Hello, does escitalpram (Cipralex) or clobazam (Urbanol) weaken connective tissue? I?

Posted 20 Feb 2010 by HippoSun 1 answer

... was told once by some strange soul that Xanax can cause earlobes to stretch. Wierd, but intriguing

Trying to get the name of a blood pressure med whose side effect is healing of tendons?

Posted 9 May 2012 by oregonian 1 answer

I have achilles tendinosis and found an article in the current issue of AARP mag that advises a blood pressure drug whose side effects heal connective tissue but the writer doesn't give the name.

Mixed Connective Tissue Disease - could a blood tranfusion after a miscariage cause me to have mctd?

Posted 6 May 2013 by sparkle 123 1 answer

i had no health problems untill i lost a lot of blood due to miscariage i was given blood and i have never been well since

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