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Hi , I am 54 years old with lupus , hypothyroidism , sjogrens, IBS and osteoarthritis....
Follow up from Dr Hughes appointment
He noted my regularly elevated liver function tests, which have pre dated my PMR diagnosis but continue to be out with ‘ normal ’ levels....
RA and pregnancy supplements
Hello everyone, I’m very new to this forum and RA in general. I was only diagnosed in February with problems in my hands, feet and knees....
Hi everyone, I just wanted to ask a quick Hydroxychloroquine question. I take two 200mg tablets a day, and today I realised I’ve nearly run o...
Problems obtaining hydroxychloroquine other that brand Bristol Pharmaceuticals
Hi Everyone, are people being given the Bristol Pharmaceutical brand hydroxychloroquine when they put in their prescriptions. I've just colle...
Hydroxychloroquine side effects
Hello! My consultant believes that my symptoms indicate lupus, however, my bloods did not provide a positive ANA result....
I am struggling to find some answers about my health as all I can hear from my GP is all blood test are in the range. I have had a private sc...
Sulfasalazine & Fatigue
Hi everyone I was diagnosed with RA around June last year. Swelling knee joints which are all right now after steriods shots from my consulta...
My consultant has just increased my hydroxychloroquine to 400mg, within 2 weeks I have a stinking cold & now a sinus infection. Could this be...
I’m New Here
I was diagnosed with RA just over five weeks ago ( which took me completely by surprise ) ....
Rheumatoid Arthritis: The sun is too hot!
11 years ago, I was diagnosed with Palindromic rheumatism, have been diagnosed with RA for 10 years and have taking medication for 10 years. ...
I am not only new here I am also recently diagnosed with RA ( 1 week ago ). Anyway I called the RA nurse yesterday as I have had really itchy...
Undifferentiated connective tissue disease: don't see the point in taking my medication anymore?
Hi everyone I'm new to this forum. Back in January, I experienced excruciating pain in my left eye which was not eleviated by painkillers....
I keep missing work and feel really bad.
I was diagnosed in January, and since then I've had 6 days off due to flares or related illness. Before this illness I was NEVER ill, never m...
I am newly diagnosed and now on hydroxychloroquine however it is giving me insomnia, nightmares and low mood. Will these side effects wear of...
Hydroxychloroquine and Eye test advice
Hi, I am new on here and have been familiarizing myself with the site. I have found lots of posts saying how important annual eye tests are....
Hydroxychloroquine and eye testing
Hi everyone, Can anyone tell me how often they attend their local hospital for their eye tests on Hydroxy? My rheumy has told me to have my e...
Pan or not
Anyone out there with this kind of vasculitis , there seems so many different symptoms l don’t know which is worse ....
I am taking 200mg Hydroxychloroquine daily, 20mg Methotrexate weekly, 5mg Folic Acid daily except MTX day. Does anyone have an answer as to w...
Dairy and egg intolerance
6 weeks ago I paid for a blood test to check for food intolerances. The company warned me there might not be a strong result as I am on hydro...
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