An alternative take on GCA/PMR
DorsetLady3 months agoPOPULAR
Living with GCA and PMR is a bit like living with a recalcitrant teenager....
Fatty liver with Leflunomide
valrene8 months agoPOPULAR
Has anyone else found they have fatty liver, Gp says it's all the weight I have put on since taking steroids, have been on them 18 mths and s...
Endoscopy.../Sedation: what do I expect
yuna19716 months agoPOPULAR
I'm about to get an endoscopy next week at my local medical centre as doc wants to rule out certain things - he thinks it's probably IBS but ...
February is Oesophageal cancer awareness month
margie19 months agoPOPULAR
I am promoting Oesophagealnawareness month for February by taking posters to chemists and have also put the poster on my Facebook page to mak...
NatChap6 months agoPOPULAR
I am following this group as my Dad has Oesophageal cancer, diagnosed in January and currently in the middle of his first lot of chemo....
Pazhugsa year agoPOPULAR
Hi, I wonder if anyone can offer advise, my husband is about to have a oesophagectomy ( they are removing 2/3rds Oesophagus and and 1/3 stoma...
Tay15a month ago
I like to share with you all fellow sufferer's " this information"studies showed that the compound inclined, left-side sleeping position make...
Hiddenaway5 months ago
So i am having to go in next week for another colonoscopy but under heavy sedation this time. My concern in how i will feel afterwards as i h...
Stobborn or Realistic
Justleaveme5 months ago
I am new here - 53 year old, female. Diagnosed with Achalasia almost 3 years ago....
Endoscopy - feeling scared
sammlca month ago
Hi, I joined this forum to see if others had experienced similar symptoms to me. 4 weeks ago I started to have shooting pains in my stomach, ...
Please sign our petition about heartburn medication!
OPA_AlanM9 months ago
We have started a petition calling for the Government to requirte all over-the-counter medications to carry a warning on the packet " See a G...
ritter8 months ago
Hi any advice please, As i mentioned in my last post have recently stopped Alendronic and Lansoprazole and calcechew, and took Docs advice an...
leflunomide or mycophenolate
lesley20153 months ago
So she want me to go up to 9 or 10mgs of preds and want to put me on leflunomide or mycophenolate - she says the diagnosis of GCA seems corre...
1st August D- day , Consultation with the lung specialist nurse to find out if the cancer has spread also to discuss possible treatment
hollyboo3 months ago
Hi my friends Well they have all they need 2 CT SCANS TISSUE SAMPLES confirming ADENOCARCINOMA AND RESULTS OF A PET SCAN The team of speciali...
Food Getting Stuck!
floozeycat9 months ago
Hi, I have suffered with bouts of heartburn/refulx for a few years but just before Christmas 2016 I had the feeling that food was getting stu...
SheffieldJane8 months ago
It now seems that it was most probably an Oesophageal Spasm, a condition I had never heard of....
Jude622 months ago
Had just had to up pred due to flare up and the dreaded munchies are back. From early morning til 6pm I am good and stick to sensible foods ....
suracon7 months ago
Has anyone been prescribed Hydroxychloroquine with Predisnolone? And if so jave you experienced any after effects?...
Oesophaggeal inoperable swallowing problems worsening!
Hidden5 months ago
My wife Dorothy was diagnosed Dec 2016. Cancer!....
Constant sore throat
Frasta4 months ago
Hi all new to the community was diagnosed with Barrett's and sliding hiatus hernia after a endoscopy which showed slight scarring have never ...
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