I went down with pneumonia on News Years Day. I had no prior warning, no cold, cough or even sniffles. I was feeling well New Years Eve and had even been out.
I have Parkinson's and i'd like to think that if my disease get's too bad I can choose on whether to carry on or ask for help to die. Knowing that I can ask for ....
I was diagnosed with PMR 5 years ago and have been taking predisilone (steroid) since then. I have managed to get down to 8mg per day but have found it almost impossible ....
My 83 yr mum diagnosed early 2013 with Polymyalgia. Responded to initial pred dose of 40mg dropped to 30mg after a week and gradually reduced to 20mg Then 8 weeks ....
I am new to this site and find reading other patients' reports both comforing and helpful.
I have had PMR for ten years but was not diagnosed early. A Rheumatologist ....
I am in the UK and also a Coeliac.
Haemoglobin 11.3 (normal for non pregnant female 12-15)
Red blood cell 3.84 (normal female 4.2-5.4)
Total white cell ....
I am 24 and recently found out I was pregnant. I have been with my boyfriend for two years but we both feel it is too early to consider parenting as we have no financial ....
I've had Chronic Prostatitis and recovered from it. My journey was long and hellish. What I am going to pass on has been earn't in blood and tears.
Today I passed what looked like a noodle that was about 3in long. It was slightly thinner at both ends and was flat, it did not appear to be segmented. At first ....
i went through premature puberty, but my mom ignored it. I started showing breasts and pubic hair at 7. i had my first period at 9 and a half. i achieved my adult ....
Just a quick question to all of you fellow PMR/GCA sufferers out there - has anyone suffered with pain in the soles of the feet (the ball area). Have been suffering ....
At the beginning of the year I bought a treadmill, I absolutely loved it and was addicted to it everyday for my fast powerwalks! I was toning up, losing inches and ....
The website for PMR-GCA NE can be found at www.pmr-gca-northeast.org.uk
The forums within the NE site are here - pmrandgca.forumup.co.uk
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my 11 months daughter has pigmentation on hands ,legs and trunk with some granular roughness. she was getting blisters when she was 7 days oldbut now blisters are ....
I went to the doctor a few times over the last few years for being tired and run down (ulcers, cold sores etc). I began to lose concentration and feel down, ....
I've added my story in the brief history , had all the symptoms five weeks ago and blood tests three weeks ago ...my esr was 84 not that I knew what an esr was or ....
off to see the doctor again this coming monday. I seen a health nurse yesterday and she said I am allergic to the lyrica the rhuematologist put me on. I am itchy ....
I'm almost 24 years old and for about 6-7 years I've suffered from on again/off again Pruritis Ani. I can't seem to get it to go away, although I do get periods ....
I have been suffering from what I can only describe as excruciating pain in the left side of my ribs, chest and upper back.
I currently am on crutches ....
My pruitis ani started this year in January. I had been a bit itchy for a while but one night I had diahorrea and that triggered it off really badly.
There were ....
Hi there, what a relief to read that other people suffer from this HORRIBLE thing! I've had it for 2 years. It's gotten much better in the last 2 months and I attribute ....
Have not posted anything for a long time but that does not mean I am not still one of the happy band of supporters . I have been reducing the pred doses ....
What are the implications of not taking steroids? I have had PMR for 6 months and have just been
prescribed the usual ...prednisolone by my Rheumatologist. I ....
Contracted polio at age 4/5 months old in 1955. Recovered except for right leg/hip however have led a normal and active life, including bearing 2 sons, until I ....
after blood tests my Doctor says I have P.M.R.He has given me Prednisolone for 12 days. Starting with 30mg aday down to 5mg for the last 2 days. I work 12 hour shifts ....
I am diagonies with PVT 2 months ago. After 2 months of pain in abdomen. First I went to A&E and after xray they said it was chest infection and prescribed antibiotics, ....
I was diagnosed with PBC September 2007. My bones hurt and my joints ache I also feel exhausted. I pace myself during the day but do feel as if someone is ....
The truth is people I'm sorry to say that Doctors don't really care about you and couldn’t care less how sick you get. Most of them have no passion for their job ....
I had a PE last August, and I'm still out of breath when I walk etc. Today I've had a Nuclear medicine scan. Would they be able to see any problems like another ....
A thread for users to put a precis of their story.
In 2004 I had a very traumatic experience when my son was born. I had a caesarian section which was followed by a short and sharp bleed. I suffered kidney failure ....
i had my first panic attack on sunday. and my chest still feels tight and i feel pancky all the time . my doctor gave me betablocker and i am
23 year old pregnant, fainted twice in last two days, stomach pains , glucose and protein in urine? could someone please tell me what this could be?
it started off as full on pain in the arch of my foot now mainly tingling and almost like pins and needles i went 2 a walk in centre as one saturday the pain was ....
I am relatively young to have this was 58 when diagnosed and have had polymyalga for one and half years. Have had quite a few ups and downs but prenisolone gave ....
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