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Yes. I was misdiagnosed due to the increased pain and ended up with a total hysterectomy with bilateral oophorectomy at the age of 34. My pain got so bad after a surgery to remove polyps from my… read more
I'm currently on celebrex but it doesn't do much for my extreme fatigue. However, some of the side effects for cimzia make me a little nervous. For example, one was that it lowers your immune system which mine already sucks. And I don't want it to affect my anemia. Any advice?
I'm on cimzia too but it doesn't work the full four weeks for me. Usually by end of week two pain starts coming back on. By the end of week three, I feel pain all the time and feel like I got hit by a… read more
I have been on this medication (this one is a self injecting pen) since October. I really do think each medication has worked. Last summer/early fall was rough for me... lots of pain and extreme… read more
Anyone else who takes prescription NSAIDs daily find they’re getting bad nausea post-vax? I’ve had nausea ranging from mild to painful since the evening after my second dose (Monday). Maybe the medication is making a normal side effect worse?
I have an adjustable bed and bought one of the "My Pillow" mattress toppers which has allowed me to occasionally sleep in my bed with my husband. Unfortunately i been sleeping in a recliner for bpught 7 years.
My husband is 69. The doctor recommended he get on Humaira. His blood work showed no inflammation. Is this normal in some with AS? It appears that Humaira is for inflammation. What alternatives are some of you on?
Try Remicade or Enflectra (not sure on the spelling). It's the samething. It took most of my pain away the first day and it shortly takes care of the skin too. I have really bad psoriasis with other… read more
Being newly diagnosed, explaining this disease is difficult and at times awkward. My parents especially don't understand (they're in their 80's, still doing phenomenally well), Mom thinks I'll heal up and get over it. I've always lived in a culture of pushing yourself to get the job done, that if you're too tired or hurt, you're weak, lazy, not strong enough mentally. I find myself frustrated at myself for those reasons but am learning to be ok with resting when I need to. But helping those in… read more
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