I have mild RA take 12.5mg mxt weekly and 4mg prednisolone daily. I also have cervical spondylosis and had a lumber disc prolapse last year which was operated on.... My worst pain is in the morning where my back/chest and ribs feel so sore I could cry. I have tried taking pain killers at night ordered a new bed but it is really getting me dowm. I am unsure whether this pain is to do with my RA or the other ongoing issues? I had to come off hydrox 6 weeks ago which I had been taking for 18 months as I developed a rash when I started taking the mxt and my Rheumy nurse aasked me to stop taking it! Could I be feeling so bad because this has stopped?? really getting me down now....
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