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Posted 20 Nov 2013 by • 7 answers
Lately I have been nauseous during the day and my intestines feel tender. My rheumatologist said I should only have acid reflux or nausea the day I take it but this is not my case.
Posted 2 Mar 2018 by • 0 answers
I have varices caused by NAFLD. The drug description that comes with Cymbalta warns those with liver disease against taking it . My Rheumatologist wants me to take it for fibromyalgia and anxiety.
Posted 20 Jan 2018 by • 0 answers
I was taking 2 doses per day of 200mg Celebrex for Non-radioactive Axial spondyloarthritis. I was on it for 2 months and was really feeling good. At my last visit on Tuesday, my rheumatologist said, let’s cut the dose and try one a day. I did and 3 days later I’m in terrible pain. Any ...
Posted 23 Sep 2017 by • 0 answers
... sensation is painful! currently waiting to get into see rheumatologist to verify SS. But .7 on one antibody 1.5 on other. Positive ANA and one anti-smith positive -but most symptoms I've had most of my life(50+) Should I mention sour issue? I had tonsils and adenoids removed and it ...
Posted 3 Jul 2017 by • 3 answers
... be consulted first?
Has anyone had a fibromyalgia flare after having major surgery? I need to have scoliosis surgery and
Posted 26 Jul 2016 by • 5 answers
... my orthopedic, my rheumatologist and even my son's rheumatologist say I will definitely have a major fibromyalgia flare up from the surgery. I am so scared and have been holding off the surgery for a year now. My pain doctor has been doing minor procedures to try and help keep the pain ...
Posted 14 Jan 2017 by • 0 answers
I am 58 years old. I have high DNA and ANA results. My rheumatologist hasn't diagnosed lupus yet. I had one cortisone shot 4 months ago in my right wrist and have been taking prednisone for the last 14 days. Both worked great. Currently only sporadic and mild joint pain. My rheumatologist ...
Osteoarthritis - My GP diagnosed me with Lupus 9 months ago. I then found a rheumatologist 500 miles
Posted 24 Dec 2016 by • 0 answers
... away who?
If you have only started methylprednisolone on the first day and only had 3 tablets, can you safely?
Posted 18 Oct 2016 by • 0 answers
... stop at this point as I am waiting to hear back from rheumatologist?
Posted 31 Aug 2016 by • 2 answers
I have been off Humira since the first of this year because of my medical insurance changed. My current rheumatologist has increased my dosage of metrotrexate to .8 ml. At this time she is requesting I go back on Humira but I can not afford it. Is there help for people like me? Please advise. ...
Posted 12 Jul 2016 by • 1 answer
Hi. I've been dealing with a flare since January. I am 90% better. Just dealing with scalp and under army areas and some elbow joint pain. My rheumatologist wants to start me on Humira. I'm not sure I should since I have improved a great deal. He said to give it 12 Weekes on Humira. ...
Posted 8 Jul 2016 by • 1 answer
I had my 8th round of MTX today. I am being treated for RA and Ankylosing Spondylitis. My face looks severely sunburned. I have not been in the sun since last weekend. My Rheumatologist is non responsive so asking him will be in vain.
Posted 13 May 2016 by • 3 answers
So back in October of 2015 (when I was 18) I was but on cymbalta for depression and fibromyalgia by my rheumatologist. The first two weeks I was put on 30 mg which I was fine on it. Then he wanted to bump me up to a 60mg. This made me extremely hot. And I'm not just talking about over heating ...
Posted 23 Mar 2016 by • 4 answers
I am a female, 60 years old and have psoriatic and rheumatoid arthritis and fibromyalgia. Three months ago my rheumatologist added 300mg of Gabapentin to my daily treatment to help alleviate pain along with my Enbrel. He increased the dosage to 600mg three weeks ago. I developed horrific anxiety ...
Posted 6 Jun 2016 by • 0 answers
My rheumatologist prescribed dapsone to prevent against a specific type of pneumonia which patients taking rituximab can be subject to. However, on the patient prescription information the pharmacy included with the medication and on the internet, nothing is mentioned of the use dapsone for which ...