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  1. Thread: Flare?

    by sshiveley
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    Re: Flare?

    I contacted my rheumatoidologist today with similar symptoms, her nurse told me to see my PCP, really? SMH
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    Re: Newly Diagnosed

    What was the breaking point that they approved him? I still have to make appointment with disability person, just don’t know if I can swing it financially. Sherry
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    Marsha, Thank you so much for this information!! I will definitely look into it, Sherry
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    Being new to this will take time to figure out what my body is telling me, thanks for your input, Sherry
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    Re: Newly Diagnosed

    I am not comfortable with changing my doses yet, staying on 15 until I see the Dr. again but I have seen here on this site that many people do this, just don’t trust myself yet to play with the...
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    Re: Newly Diagnosed

    Thank you!
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    Re: Newly Diagnosed

    Thank you so much for your post, I am trying
    here, just trying to grasp all of this. I am so blessed to find this site.
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    Re: Newly Diagnosed

    I did check into disability at work, they only provide 60%, not enough sadly. Sherry
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    Re: Newly Diagnosed

    Thanks Pete, for some reason I thought I was taking it for my kidneys, good to know I am somewhat protected, especially with the people I come into contact with at work. Sherry
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    Re: Newly Diagnosed

    I am also on Bactrim X3 weekly, but only 3 times a week how does this deter bacteria?
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    Re: Newly Diagnosed

    The rheumatoidologist specializes in GPA, I really don’t think I am in remission either, don’t feel like myself at all, which is frustrating as I was always active. I was on sick leave for 2 months...
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    Re: Newly Diagnosed

    Marsha, I guess one of the many questions I have is how do you know you are in remission? I have had a round of Retuximab (weekly doses for 4 weeks) although I do feel a lot better, I am still...
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    Re: Newly Diagnosed

    Marsha- Thanks for reaching out, yes, I am one of those that question the how/what did I do to get this, I am very discouraged right now, tired of being tired and not feeling like myself, the...
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    Newly Diagnosed

    Hi, thanks for accepting me in this support group. Newly diagnosed, frustrated with this whole thing. I am an ER Nurse, I am suppose to take care of others, this is making it difficult. Sherry
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    Re: 20 year old son

    I too am recently diagnosed, this has been a very trying 2 1/2 months, still learning about this disease, treatments, remission, flare ups etc. I know that this is very frustrating for me but will...
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