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Finally got rheumatologist appointment

Hi everyone, I have at last been given an appointment, it's still not until 2nd ...

Great to meet in the flesh.

Just travelling back in Friday rush hour traffic on M25, having spent last 11 da...

Getting too skinny

Is anyone else having trouble maintaining their weight? I know it’s usually...

Possible PMR diagnosis

Hi everyone, I’m new to this community and could really do with some help. Back ...

CRP creeping up

Just read my blood report from yesterday. Do not go to Rheumy till October. CRP ...

Spinning plates!

Waiting for the start of another day and I thought that managing PMR and the man...

Mother has Giant Cell Arteritis - what does the future hold?

Having just been through a week of hospital after my mother has lost most her s...

Getting a blue badge for parking

Has anyone managed to get a blue badge, on the grounds of having PMR? Some days ...

PMR patient leaflet

Something occurred to me today as I opened a box of Pred tablets and discarded t...

PMR vs. Rheumatoid or something else

Hi to my very smart PMR team here. It’s Been quite a while since I’ve posted as...

Medrol

I saw my rheumy this week and she prescribed medrol (4mg strength) to replace th...

Update from Rheumy

Dismissed my request for a slow taper. Wasn’t even prepared to listen to how it ...

Changing my name

Name change- how do I change from Russell 49 to another heading as this implies ...

HOT HOT HOT

Hi , me again when I do sleep ,I keep waiting up sweating cobs 4times last nigh...

Steroids for the rest of my life?

Re. GCA. Has anyone here been told that they will have to remain on a low dose o...

Hip Bursitis

I think I have seen a few comments regarding hip bursitis and wondered if this i...

Is my mind playing tricks on me???

I'm sure this has been addressed, but thought I would just go ahead and ask sinc...

Raised urea at blood test

Has any one out there had raised urea levels at blood test? I have RA and am on ...

Just diagnosed with osteoporosis,and prescribed AA,

I dexa scan few weeks ago and results show osteoporosis in spine and neck,, I’ve...

Question about symptoms

I've been doing very well in the last few months, slowly stepping down. I'm at ...

Up or down?

I am in a full blown flare after a couple of stressful weeks and think I should ...

experience with bophosphonate infusions

My doctor says I need to have biphosphonate infusions ( she has given me a pamph...

Suspected PMR

I’ve had 4 spinal fusions but over the last 18 months I’ve been suffering with s...

Possible lupus

I’ve had PMR/GCA since May 2016, started at 60 mg. Prednisone, now down to 3.5 m...

When to stop your taper

Hello dear fellow sufferers, I was diagnosed April 2017, have followed the slow ...

Bowen therapy

Has anyone had good results with Bowen Therapy?

Charlie boy. Off piste

Just wanted to thank all of you who replied to my original post for all your lov...

Private Messages from Someone Unknown

Just a Reminder - l had a request overnight from someone l don’t know as below~ ...

Hunter 134

Does anyone else have raised white blood cells being on prednisone?

Hunter134

Hi.Had a relaose in Apr this year.Started on 15 mg prednisone in early June.At 1...
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