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Hi I’m new .... intoducing myself! 😊

Hi I’m new .... intoducing  myself!  😊

Hi I 51 years old and suffer with a few health conditions which have had a big impact on my day to day life. My biggest problems are chronic psoriasis, back pain and neck pain, gastritis, and mobility problems which are result of a medical negligence treatment in 2008. Until then I was physically well but always had depression and anxiety. I live in uk with my husband and pets.

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Hello Wombat! Is PsA what brings you here?

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Hi I joined for many reasons, my main issue is chronic back pain and psoriasis - I saw a rheumatologist in April who said my bone and joint pain could be start of PsA, it’s gotten a lot worse since I saw him in April do I’m going to go back.

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Warm hello 👋 to you, Wombat1966, & your lovely little (monkey 🐒) girl 🐶 Skye. 😌

If you're interested in exploring a 'spot of hope' about Psoriatic Arthritis (PsA), what Nicole 👩 & Andy 👱 have to share may prick up your ears 👂👂 (and Skye's 🐶 ears too) ☺️ :

👩 Psoriatic Arthritis & Skin Psoriasis: Nicole S. O’Shea's Journal (& Journey): healthunlocked.com/cure-art...’sheas-journal-journey

👱 Our Beloved AndySwarbs, a Hero's Journey: healthunlocked.com/nras/pos...

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Wishing you the very best, Wombat1966. ☺️

Please take loving good 💓 care of yourself (& your 4 leggeds, 🐶 🐕 🐈 🐈 ), dear lady. 🙏 🍀 🌺 🌞

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[Don't know if the aforementioned, PsA-ers (Nicole & Andy) might interest you also, jewel8888/ 💎 Julie? 🤔 (Merely thought I'd bring them to your attention. 😌 )]

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Thank you! How lovely to see your message 😊. I will take a look at the links I’m sure they will be helpful. I can’t get over how many lovely people have messaged me already! Yes Skye certainly is a little monkey 🐒 lol xx

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Lovely to hear, Wombat1966. 😌 🙏

You'll receive abundant support, so you need never feel adrift. 👍👍

Plenty of helping hands ✋ 🤚 to keep you afloat 🏊‍♀️ .

Keep taking good care, dear lady. ☺️

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Thank you for adding me on your reply. i will have a read. Having some difficulty with swelling around eyes, and my female parts so am looking to see what can be done if anything. Pilocarpine tablets the doctor wants me to take, i am undecided. 💕🐢🐣 julie

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Warm greetings, jewel8888/ julie 💕🐢🐣 . . . . 👋 😌 🙏

Yes, yes . . . I wonder if exploring "Nicole's" resources will address the swellings? 🤔

She's quite a bit of experience/ information which may provide some ideas 💡 / clues 🕵️‍♀️ ? 🙏

Hope you'll find relief very soon, dear lady. 🙏 🍀 🌺 🌞

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I've made an appointment to get it checked, the readings will help me plan for everything we will have to discuss. Your welcome is so sweet and loving, a big thank you 🐳 🌺 🐕 🕊🐾🦁🐼🕊🌸 jewel

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Hoping all goes well & you feel better soon, jewel8888/ julie. giphy.com/gifs/NhjPhBQIIxdx... 🙏 😌

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Loved that cat hug, very sweet, Thank you for thinking about me. Roxi hugs me like this. our pets make everything feel better!!!. I go on Dec. 30 and will post back. Hugs back, jewel 🌻🐕🌻

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Welcome Wombat and i love your photo. Where abouts in the UK do you live,i live just outside Coventry.xxxx

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Hi Sylvi, I’m in Somerset. My dog is a little sweetie, she’s only 18 months, we also have an elderly golden retriever who is camera shy !! x

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Hi Wombat and welcome, loving your pooch😀. I too am 51, suffer from Psoriatic arthritis although psoriasis very rarely, Chrons, drug induced lupus and now diabetes type 2 (from all those steroids!). This is a great group with lots of support. Nice to meet you !

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Hi, I’m sorry to hear the steroids caused you many health problems. I am so glad I found this group everyone is so friendly it’s great. They think I may have start of psa, my joints and bones have been very painful past 12 months. Last year I had worst ever psoriasis flare I was bedridden and housebound for 6 months, I was on methotrexate for ears but now on a biological which has worked well until recently 😊

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Hello Wombat, welcome to this wonderful site, but sorry you have to be here too. I am sure that you have lots of questions and there is always someone here to try to help. You say you live in the U.K., where abouts are you, I live in Kent ?

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Thank you for welocomi g me 😊 I’m in Somerset x

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Hello and welcome. Sorry to hear about all your health problems, but this is a very supportive group with some lovely people who have experiences and advise to share. Your dog is so cute! What’s his/her name? 😊😊😊

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Hi her name is Skye, she’s a little monkey! We also have a golden retriever and two cats x

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Hi, thank you for your warm welcome 😊. My dog is called Skye, she is a West Highland Terrier. X

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A warm welcome from me too Wombat. I hope you find it helpful being here though truly hope you don't receive a PsA diagnosis.

Love your pic, Skye is beautiful. We have two dogs, one you'll see is my profile pic, Freya a Pointer/Lab cross. 🙂

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Hi Wombat and welcome to the forum. You've found a lovely, well informed group happy to listen whenever as there's members all over the world and in many time zones. I am so sorry you have so many health issues and sincerely hope that PSA isn't going to be one of them. Your picture is beautiful and Skye looks gorgeous. As you can see from my profile I am owned by a lovely shih tzu. Wishing you well

J

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Hi wombat and welcome to the gang , we are all in this together and help each other when we can xxx

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Welcome Wombat. What a lovely photo. I live in Birmingham.

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Thank you. :)

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Hello and welcome. Thank you for introducing your little dog too. Is she a Westie. My friend used to have a Westie - she was such a character. : )

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Hi and glad you posted. People on here are lovely as you say.

I love your dog!

Isn't it strange once you get one auto immune disease they all seem to come along afterwards, like buses!!

Have great day x

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Hello Wombat, from me and my min pIn Roxi. I've had Psoriasis and PSA and developed drug induced Lupus, RA, and Sjorgrens two yrs ago. I was only on methotrexate until I had surgery from a fall damaging my neck. We added Humira a few months after surgery and I became housebound, with infections and extensive psoriasis . We stopped all the meds for a while then added back the methotrexate and I am mostly clear and walking better with more stamina. Thereis hope this will get better for you. I am 47 and trying my best to cope with all this too. Welcome again sweetie 🌸 Julie

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Welcome!

I have been here for 2 months and have received endless support and advice! I am glad you are here with us, even though I wish you didn't have the autoimmune disease that causes you to be here!

I am 42 and I live in the U.S. I have RA and fibromyalgia. RA came when I was 12 and fibromyalgia at 35. I am sero-positive and currently taking Sulfasalazine and methotrexate. I see the rheumatologist again this week to figure out why I am having pain and weakness in my lower back and legs!

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Welcome Wombat1966. I love your little dog <3

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Welcome!

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Welcome Wombat1966

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Welcome!

Marie

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