Almst 49 an back in 97 hurt bck doing nursing and was told have herniated disc on L4,5 L5S1 n pinched sciatica. Also bursitis in R hip from when I was pregnant with my son. Thru the yrs my back has gotten worse n my hips n r shldr now pop frequently and is very painful.I had frozen shoulder in R shldr from summer of 2016 till December of 2017. O I am R handed also.. Nov 20,2019 I had a stroke and… read more
I get frequent scans as surveillance for adrenal cancer. They comment on the AS but no doctors have ever addressed the AS. The last scan also mentioned bone islands. Anyone else have bone islands in their hips? Should I look for more specific help? I also have Hashimoto thyroiditis and an auto immune disorder which makes my hair fall out and not come back. I'm being treated for that now. I have digestive issues, pain in belly… read more
I’ve just read an article on I think it was called spondylitis osteoarthritis. The symptoms fit me exactly I was told I had cervical spondylitis 8 years ago given pain killers an left to rot. Exactly what it said about not showing up on X-ray. I’ve been made to feel like a fraud every time I’ve tried to explain what’s going on with me . How do I go about being tested for this .does any one know any thing about the faulty gene associated with this form of spondylitis. Any information would… read more
If so is it possible to get on the /a project? Also can I put myself forward for it?
Is anyone else having a lot of pain in their feet (especially heels) hands? I take methotrexate and Inflectra injections (also have Crohn's disease). Nothing seams to be working right now. Have trouble to put weight on my feet when I first get up or after sitting for a while. Any suggestions???
I have had reactions to Methotrexate and Humira. The doctor ordered Remicade but the insurance denied and instead said I had to do Renflexis. I start this week with the infusion after being off treatment since Feb. Wondering if anyone knew of side effects. Thanks in advance.
Does anyone else have chronic constipation and terrible soreness and pain in your intestines? I can barely walk sometimes. It hurts to just sit up or lay down.... I hope someone can let me know if this goes with spondylitis.....
I had had neck and low back pain for about 6 years. An accient while in my mobility scooter that threw me out of the scooter onto the street, and needing to be intubated exacerbated all sx's. My drs here in Montana are dismissing spondylitis..and any sx's as a dx to be of any concern. I am having in addition to the constant pain, muscle spasms in neck, with burning tingling ,… read more