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Mon Oct 10, 2016 12:43 pm
Forum: Osteoarthritis
Topic: Fibromyalgia & osteoarthritis
Replies: 3
Views: 1866

Fibromyalgia & osteoarthritis

Do you have any advice for our guest visitor Louise? Hello, I have fibromyalgia and osteoarthritis I was diagnosed in 2003 since then I had my hAjf thyroid removed and two heart ablations for atrial fibrillation. I had a gastroscopy in 1999 and they told me I had gastritis. In the last few months my...
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Mon Oct 10, 2016 12:40 pm
Forum: Pain Management
Topic: Terrible pain - Eileen's story & advice requested
Replies: 2
Views: 1234

Terrible pain - Eileen's story & advice requested

On behalf of our guest visitor, Eileen: After being found on the kitchen floor 8 months ago, I was informed I have Atrial Fibrillation and two leaking valves, so am taking Bisoprolol, Amiodarone and Warfarin. If they can get my INR readings to 3.0 or just above I will be having a cardioversion next ...
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Wed Oct 05, 2016 11:06 am
Forum: Other types of arthritis (e.g. spondylitis, spondylosis, rheumatica, polymyalgia, fibromyalgia)
Topic: Fibromyalgia - getting referred
Replies: 4
Views: 2036

Fibromyalgia - getting referred

On behalf of our guest visitor, Jules: I was diagnosed with suspected fibromyalgia last year (my GP says it's the most likely diagnosis but cannot say definitively?!) and I've been trying to get a referral to a pain specialist ever since. My GP seems reluctant for some reason, saying I don't meet th...
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Mon Oct 03, 2016 10:38 am
Forum: Pain Management
Topic: Pain is ruining my life!
Replies: 4
Views: 1470

Pain is ruining my life!

On behalf of our guest visitor, Julian:
My chronic pain is having a terrible effect on my life. I’m depressed and isolated, what help is out there for me?
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Mon Oct 03, 2016 10:37 am
Forum: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
Topic: Will my symptoms stay mild?
Replies: 1
Views: 1677

Will my symptoms stay mild?

On behalf of our guest visitor, Vivienne:
I’ve just been diagnosed with Lupus, my symptoms so far have been fairly mild, are they likely to stay this way? If they get worse what symptoms can I expect to experience during a flare up?
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Mon Oct 03, 2016 10:35 am
Forum: Psoriatic Arthritis
Topic: Does medication stop damage?
Replies: 2
Views: 1675

Does medication stop damage?

On behalf of our guest visitor, Frankie:
I’ve recently been diagnosed with Psoriatic Arthritis and I am now on medication. Will my medication prevent any further damage to my joints?
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Mon Oct 03, 2016 10:34 am
Forum: Gout & Pseudogout
Topic: Diet affecting gout?
Replies: 4
Views: 2039

Diet affecting gout?

On behalf of our guest visitor, Ben:
My GP is worried my diet is making my gout worse, I have an appointment with a dietician but in the meantime what should I be avoiding/eating more of?
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Mon Oct 03, 2016 10:33 am
Forum: Rheumatoid Arthritis
Topic: Rheumatoid Factor?
Replies: 3
Views: 2011

Rheumatoid Factor?

On behalf of our guest visitor Coleen:
My husband has been told he has the ‘rheumatoid factor’. Does this mean he is definitely going to develop arthritis or can we do something to prevent it?
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Mon Oct 03, 2016 10:28 am
Forum: Osteoarthritis
Topic: Non pharmaceutical options?
Replies: 6
Views: 2614

Non pharmaceutical options?

Our guest visitor, Jan asks:
I’ve been taking medication for my osteoarthritis, which mainly affects my knees, for years, with not much improvement. Are there any non-pharmaceutical approaches I can ask my GP about?
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Tue Sep 27, 2016 9:46 am
Forum: Other Skin Conditions
Topic: Blisters and broken skin - what's causing this?
Replies: 1
Views: 1320

Blisters and broken skin - what's causing this?

On behalf of our guest visitor, Anna: I've got a condition on my right foot that is like tiny little pussy, bloody blisters, but at the same time there's loads of redness, burning and broken skin. I've been told it's eczema or psoriasis? It was originally (5yrs ago) on left foot. And in 2013 I was t...
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