Hi, new here. In a nutshell I've been dealing with what they think is Systemic Lupus, RA and possibly Ankylosing Spondylitis. They say that the diseases are similar and I could have any or all of them. I have a the elevated ANA, severe joint pain, stiffness and swelling,fatigue, sun sensitivity, etc.. the basics. I've been on Indomethacin for almost a year now (it's the only NSAID thats ever helped even a little) and 800 mgs of Plaquenil a day for 7 months. I had been doing a bit better (not so much pain and fatigue)until recently. Lately ive been in a great deal of pain in my hands, neck and spine, legs etc and mobility is terrible. Even my ribs and sternum hurt to breath. My question is this: what might my next step be? They say that Indomethacin is the strongest NSAID to be on so now what? What other meds might it be time to try? I will be seeing my doctor of course, just looking for some info before I do. Thanks in advance
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