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Good morning guys , hope u all doing well they have upped my IV hydrocortisone now to 3 x a day as the 2 now bhelping me at all so we c if that helps only started the higher one last night so time will tell got to go for a tilt test this morning on the bed not looking forward to that one at all , i'm just hoping I don't have one of my funny turns over there as keep getting heaviness in chest like someone sitting on me and then I can't breath comes on so sudden it's horrible had a few say nice been here doc has seen them as well ,but not sure y peek flow normally 400 now 200.250 can't get it no higher . there saying I have all over wheeze seeing the big docs today c what he has to say had pick line in yesterday which is a gods end as cannula kept coming out well that's me take care have a great day everyone got to get on

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I hope your tilt test goes ok.

I hope that the new treatment plan improves things for you.

Only higher up the hydrocortisone but hoping that will give it a kick big docs around today c what he got say x take care x

Let's know how the tilt test goes. What does it test for? Glad you got a pick line, as it makes things easier but sorry things are so serious that you needed it.

R x

I am thinking of you. Hope all goes well.

Thanks Hun x

Lots of love and hugs xxx

Thinking of you.

Tracye, you are really an amazing person. So cheerful when your body isn't working with you . You have a beautiful soul. 🙏🏻🙏🏻 Your meds will start working and you get some relief 😘

Sorry to hear you have problems still, maybe the new treatment and test will help for tonight.

How are you feeling now? Any improvement? The humidity is playing havoc with my breathing at the moment, with the air pressure fluctuations. I do feel a bit easier today though. Funny really, as just checked my peak flow, and it is between 150 and 180 as usual, and no wheeze unless I breathe out deeply. Off to Addenbrookes tomorrow for my next session of IV Immunoglobulin. Cant wait until I get trained up to inject myself three times a week, and don't have to go to hot stuffy hospital every three weeks. The 10mg Prednisolone I now take daily have not improved my peak flow. When I was a kid I used to have weekly steroid injections. What kind of hydrocortisone dose do they give IV?

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