i am a new member to health unlocked, vasculitis uk, and i would like to ask members a question, as i wonder if there is anyone else who has had a similar history to me. I have had Urticarial Vasculitis for around 20 years. ( nothing really serious) but recently i have had really bad flare ups ( 8 attacks in the last 7 months ) I would like to ask , has anyone else also got any other conditions ie: an Under Active Thyroid,Arthritis, ( i have had 1 total hip replacement )psoriasis,moderate hearing loss, due i,m told to my vasculitis.As Vasculitis is inflamation of the blood vessels , i wonder, as Arthritis is inflamation could there be a connection ,.I take citerizine daily which in the past has controlled the vasculitis, now i am taking Prednisolone for 5 days at the flare as i don,t want to take them for to long , so as not to have side effects.So far it seems to check the flare but there seems to be only approx 4 weeks between each flare. I do hope i,m not booring anyone , but i tend to think things through and i do feel somewhere there must be some common denomenater, and by "speaking" to other people with the condition we all might learn something. Thank you.
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