Starting on steroids
Jacqueb8 months agoPOPULAR
Hi I am newly diagnosed with rheumy and wondered if there is any alternatives to starting on steroids. For me the diagnosis has come very lat...
jayne173 months agoPOPULAR
Hello, I have had Rheumatoid Arthritis for about 18 years now. I am on Methotrexate and Abatacept....
New PV diagnosis Dec 17
Heidi-W6 days agoPOPULAR
Hi all, I've just been diagnosed with primary PV with confirmed JAK2 mutation aged 41. Always had red cheeks but think my diagnosis was hidde...
Hip replacement surgery
TonyRands6 months agoPOPULAR
I am having a hip replaced on Thursday and wondered if anyone knew of evidence that a general anaesthetic might cause af to return. At presen...
10K. I am speechless
KimLoulou2 months agoPOPULAR
Well after last weeks debacle I found my mojo hiding under my trainers as one of you said and have just ran my first ever 10K. Fell down at 8...
Eiram504 months agoPOPULAR
I'm actually hugely surprised . I was required to reapply for PIP a few weeks ago ( even though I still had a year left of original award!...
pressured to reduce my hours
gailyb3 months agoPOPULAR
Hi everyone I started back to work last week after 7 months off being diagnosed with RA and needing a hip replacement. I reduced my hours as ...
Follow up to Hip replacement whilst on steroids
Bailybiscuit9 months agoPOPULAR
I saw the orthopaedic surgeon this morning and I have been put down for a hip replacement. I asked about being on 19mg pred and he said \"No ...
Hello everyone, I am new here, I am 3 weeks into Pred
Jo19472 months agoPOPULAR
Hi everyone, 1st post, 3 weeks into diagnosis and start of Pred ( learned the jargon very quickly ) I have a docs app on Friday, I am expecti...
Sheppard8 months agoPOPULAR
I have hip problems, one more than the other, I'm being referred to a consultant with, I think, the inevitable hip replacement, because it's ...
Hip replacement criteria
damien548 months agoPOPULAR
Please can anyone tell me who would be likely to get a Hip Replacement? eg....
Looking for fellow copdrs
terrysway3 months agoPOPULAR
Hi my name is Terry I am 57 with many ailements I was diagnosed with copd in 2008 I began on oxygen 24/7 and over the yrs. I have became to d...
Stopped my Apixiban
Maureens46a month ago
In preparation for my Surgery tomorrow Monday ( Having new hip replacement ) Stopped my Apixiban on Saturday. Just hoping my PAF isn't presen...
jevuki4 months agoPOPULAR
Good Morning all, I am in the dead slow reduction of prednisone having been on 20 mg for 2 years now down to 13 mg. I am experimenting with g...
HELP- HASHI'S DISABILITY ACT? HYPO IS BUT MORE INFO NEEDED.work are being a pain in the neck.
Rmichelle2 months agoPOPULAR
Hi all can anyone help ive been off work for nearly 2 months now as ive been ill with hyperthyroid and hashimotos and still feeling rubbish- ...
An end is in sight
Cat33a year agoPOPULAR
Saw the hip specialist today and I'm booked in for a hip replacement in March 😄 I feel like I've come alive after all these dark days in pai...
Dry eyes and mouth
Keyesa month agoPOPULAR
As many of you know I am part of the VUK Helpline team and we definitely have trends around the type of calls we receive. I have noticed an i...
Fat Shamed By Doctor
STTM675 months agoPOPULAR
Ok. I'm new to this site....
KimLouloua month ago
In May I started couch to 5k. Never ran in my life aged 55 with a hip replacement and slight arthritis in the other....
Daily Diary Saturday 9th December 2017
Salcheq6 days agoPOPULAR
Hello all, super early post from me today, but a busy evening coming up so I'm worried I'll forget if I don't do it now!! Anyway, welcome to ...
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