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Board: Cancer: Breast 04-11-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 405
Posted By Ronnied
Re: Should I see GP

A gyno why?
Board: Cancer: Breast 04-11-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 405
Posted By Ronnied
Should I see GP

Hi everyone. My right breast has suddenly got bigger than the left and is turning towards my arm more. Should I worry? I have had mammograms regularly since being 50 and now 58 and due one in...
Board: Arthritis 02-03-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 426
Posted By Ronnied
Elbow

Hi everyone,

Can anyone help. I have PsA and various joints are affected. I have a very swollen elbow started two weeks ago, and is very painful, so guessing its the arthritis, but my fingers...
Board: Arthritis 10-28-2013, 04:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 521
Posted By Ronnied
Re: ENBREL/PsA

Thank you both so much for your replies. :)
Board: Arthritis 10-23-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 521
Posted By Ronnied
ENBREL/PsA

Hi,

I am about to start Enbrel. I know its been about for a while, but could anyone tell me what to look out for. What side effects have people had with it? Does it affect your hair? Do you...
Board: Crohn's Disease / Ulcerative Colitis 02-12-2013, 01:09 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 426
Posted By Ronnied
Crohns

Morning everyone,

My consultant has diagnosed Crohns, ulcerated Ileum. After Gastroscopy and Colonoscopy he now wants me to have the VCE swallowing a video capsule to monitor my small bowel for...
Board: Crohn's Disease / Ulcerative Colitis 10-26-2012, 02:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 414
Posted By Ronnied
Crohns

I spoke to the Sister at the IBD clinic today, and she has said the consultant wants to see me on Wednesday as all my tests results indicate Crohns Disease. :( I am now wondering what will be the...
Board: Crohn's Disease / Ulcerative Colitis 10-01-2012, 01:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 893
Posted By Ronnied
Re: Ileitis

Hi, thank you for your reply. I had a gastroscopy then two weeks later a colonoscopy. The doctor doing the colonoscopy told me my Ileum was ulcerated. I then went to see my rheumatologist...
Board: Crohn's Disease / Ulcerative Colitis 10-01-2012, 02:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 893
Posted By Ronnied
Ileitis

Morning, I have been diagnosed with Ileitis, IBD in small bowel. Awaiting appt with gastroenterologist to tell me what they will be doing to help me. Does anyone have this? Can you tell me how...
Board: Crohn's Disease / Ulcerative Colitis 09-19-2012, 07:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 639
Posted By Ronnied
Colonoscopy

Hi everyone, my consultant thinks I have ulcerative colitis connected to my psoriatic arthritis. I had a colonoscopy on Monday and yesterday afternoon and today my back is really aching and my...
Board: Cancer: Esophageal 07-17-2012, 08:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 5,658
Posted By Ronnied
Cancer?

Hi everyone,

Over the past two months I have been having severe gerd, I have a hiatus hernia so just put it down to that. I am now having trouble swallowing my food, I can swallow it, but it gets...
Board: Arthritis 03-31-2012, 02:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,553
Posted By Ronnied
Methotrexate

Hi everyone,
I have been on these boards before talking about my Psoriatic Arthritis. Well, five years down the line, I still havent found medication to suit. I got on well with steroids, but I...
Board: Osteoporosis 03-01-2012, 06:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,949
Posted By Ronnied
Re: T Score

Thank you both very much. Do I need to do anything regarding Osteopenia in spine? Should I request calcium tablets etc?
Board: Osteoporosis 02-29-2012, 01:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,949
Posted By Ronnied
T Score

Hi everyone,

I got my dexa scan results today and would like to ask you whether it means I have osteopenia in my spine - T score of -2.2? Hip score was +0.2. The consultant said I didnt need any...
Board: Osteoporosis 02-16-2012, 01:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,085
Posted By Ronnied
Re: DEXA Scan

Thank you to you both. Sorry you had such bad news. Maybe, if I havent heard anything it may be good news. Fingers crossed. Good luck to you both.
Board: Osteoporosis 02-08-2012, 06:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,085
Posted By Ronnied
DEXA Scan

Hello everyone, I had my dexa scan last thursday, and was told it could take 3 weeks to get the results!! Is this normal? NHS GB. Can anyone tell me they got their results much earlier than that?...
Board: Osteoporosis 01-08-2012, 09:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,223
Posted By Ronnied
Broken foot

Hi everyone, I am new to this subject. I have posted on the arthritis site before now. I am sitting in my chair nursing a broken foot and have a cast boot on. I am very worried as my gp and...
Board: Menopause 05-24-2011, 07:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,012
Posted By Ronnied
Vagifem

:wave: Hi everyone, not been on here for a while.

I am post menopause and I have been prescribed Vagifem and have taken it for 7 days now, and I have terrible pain in the nether regions,:eek: it...
Board: Arthritis 01-20-2011, 10:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,170
Posted By Ronnied
Re: Psoriatic Arthritis Stuff and Hi : )

Hello Sunnyfree,
Just read your post, used to come on here a lot, but been looking after my Mother who passed away couple of months ago. I have had Psoriatic Arthritis for five years now, I am...
Board: Arthritis 06-15-2010, 12:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 815
Posted By Ronnied
Lightbulb Azathioprine

can anyone give me any idea what this drug is like to take? My rheumy is about to start me on it as I failed to tolerate Humira. :confused:
Board: Arthritis 05-24-2010, 06:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,277
Posted By Ronnied
Azathioprine

Hi everyone, not been on here for a while. Just seen my Rheumy after failing to get anywhere with Humira. He is now going to put me on Azathioprine, an immunosuppresant (similar to humira). I will...
Board: Arthritis 12-23-2009, 11:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,781
Posted By Ronnied
Re: Psoriatic Arthritis

Look at my reply a little further down for someone else, it is long, and may help
Board: Arthritis 12-22-2009, 02:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,488
Posted By Ronnied
Re: Psoriatic Arthritis-long sorry

Hello, so sorry you are feeling low and worn out. I have had Psoriatic Arthritis for 5 years now, and 2 years ago was registered disabled. I no longer work and find the disease the most frustrating...
Board: Arthritis 12-19-2009, 01:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 899
Posted By Ronnied
Swollen Knee!!

Help, advice please!!

I have Psoriatic Arthritis, take steroids and nsaids, and few days ago my knee went in agony, it is now terribly swollen (twice the size of the other one), my foot is frozen...
Board: Arthritis 12-09-2009, 01:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,142
Posted By Ronnied
Re: Had MY 1ST HUMIRA TNF INJECTION yesterday !

Hello Papillons,

Hope you get more used to the injections soon. I had some bad news, because of the muscle spasms and bruising they stopped the Humira, and refused to let me try anything else...
Board: Arthritis 11-18-2009, 12:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,882
Posted By Ronnied
Re: Supplements

Thank u all for your comments. I am feeling much more positive today, and like you say I have taken paracetamol to replace the other drugs. I have taken so many strong drugs in the past 2 years...
Board: Arthritis 11-17-2009, 12:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,882
Posted By Ronnied
Supplements

I am flabberghasted! After 5 years of suffering with Psoriatic Arthritis and taking all the dmards, nsaids, and just recently Humira, which caused a reaction, my rheumy has said have two months drug...
Board: Myositis 11-08-2009, 08:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,333
Posted By Ronnied
Myositis

Hi everyone,

My consultant is testing me for possible Lupus or Myositis, I know a little about Lupus but not Myositis. I have PA and have been taking an Anti Tnf drug, and since taking it I have...
Board: Arthritis 10-29-2009, 02:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,142
Posted By Ronnied
Re: Had MY 1ST HUMIRA TNF INJECTION yesterday !

Hello,

Yes, I have had dvt heparin jabs in my stomach twice now, and the Humira jab in my stomach was similar (not as stingy). It is much better in your thigh, hold a bit of your leg in your hand...
Board: Arthritis 10-29-2009, 12:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,142
Posted By Ronnied
Re: Had MY 1ST HUMIRA TNF INJECTION yesterday !

Morning,

Don't worry about doing it alone, I found it better. I decided to do it straight away first thing in the morning to get it out of the way. Without the nurse looking at you you can take...
Board: Arthritis 10-28-2009, 03:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,142
Posted By Ronnied
Re: Had MY 1ST HUMIRA TNF INJECTION yesterday !

Hi Papillons,

Well done on the first injection. I started Humira in Sept and did my fourth injection last week. Waiting to see consultant next week to see whether to carry on. Doing the...
Board: Arthritis 10-26-2009, 04:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,735
Posted By Ronnied
Re: to arthritis suffers

Yes why? Do you?:confused:
Board: Arthritis 10-20-2009, 01:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,397
Posted By Ronnied
MS - side effect of Humira?

Hi everyone,
Two months ago I started on Humira for the arthritis, and I was taken off it yesterday because of a 'serious side effect'. I have terrible muscles spasms in my legs and hands and my...
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 10-20-2009, 01:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,086
Posted By Ronnied
Possible MS after taking Humira

Hi everyone, I am usually on the arthritis board due to PA for 5 years. Two months ago I started on Humira for the arthritis, and I was taken off it yesterday because of a 'serious side effect'. I...
Board: Arthritis 10-15-2009, 04:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 16,583
Posted By Ronnied
Re: why inject cortisone into buttocks

Jenny - You always spare the time to answer peoples questions, I think you are very sweet person. Hope you are feeling ok today.

Ronnie xx ((hug to Jenny))

As for the steroid jab in buttocks,...
Board: Arthritis 10-08-2009, 02:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,497
Posted By Ronnied
polymyalgia

Hi all,

I have had psoriatic arthritis for 5 years and have been on Humira for two months, (4 injections). Because of severe pain in my muscles, the hospital have told me to stop the Humira until...
Board: Arthritis 09-14-2009, 12:17 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,329
Posted By Ronnied
Teeth and Humira

Has anyone had any problems with pain in teeth whilst taking Humira? All my teeth seem to be so painful at different times, I can possibly have cavities in all of them, but they feel so sensitive?
Board: Arthritis 09-09-2009, 12:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 802
Posted By Ronnied
Re: Never knew how bad it is

How kind of you to spare the time to point this out. It is like everything, people dont understand until it happens to them. Arthritis is in my opinion, the most frustrating disease ever, its...
Board: Arthritis 09-04-2009, 01:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,346
Posted By Ronnied
Humira side effects

Hi,

I have just had my second Humira injection and I have found on both occasions two days after doing it I have terrible diarhoea terrible pains and cannot eat for those days as it just goes...
Board: Arthritis 08-28-2009, 01:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,560
Posted By Ronnied
Re: Ankylosing Sponderlytis - 34ys - Should i try ANTI-TNF ?

Hello,

I started on Humira 2 weeks ago! I have Psoriatic Arthritis and waited a long time to get offered it. My first injection (pen) was watched by a nurse, and yesterday I did my second on my...
Board: Arthritis 08-24-2009, 09:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,770
Posted By Ronnied
Re: Humira

I am interested in the hair loss too, Veggiequeen, I lost all my hair at the front when I was on methotrexate, it got very thin all over and when I stopped methotrexate it gradually came back. I am...
Board: Arthritis 08-24-2009, 02:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,770
Posted By Ronnied
Re: Humira

Thank you thats a relief!
Board: Arthritis 08-23-2009, 12:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,550
Posted By Ronnied
Re: Feel hopeless

Rita,

Your last post seems more positive, I am so glad. You worried me with your post before. Stay positive, find a good rheumatologist, and some good painkillers, rest and find something to do...
Board: Arthritis 08-21-2009, 06:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,550
Posted By Ronnied
Re: Feel hopeless

Rita,

Jenny has said it all, I just wanted to say dont give up, with the right medication things will get better. You do have a life, just a different one. Once your pain is under control you...
Board: Arthritis 08-19-2009, 01:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,703
Posted By Ronnied
Re: Anyone have gynecological issues with Arthritis?

You post has really worried me as I had my first Humira injection last week and I have had terrible soreness down below, I thought it was thrush from anti biotics that I took just before the...
Board: Hair Loss / Alopecia 08-18-2009, 11:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,186
Posted By Ronnied
Re: PSA, swollen feet & hair loss!

Hello,

I have had psa for 5 years now and up and till recently my feet and ankles were constantly swollen. My joints hurt everywhere, I have taken sulphasalazine, leflunomide, and methotrexate...
Board: Arthritis 08-13-2009, 01:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,770
Posted By Ronnied
Re: Humira

Thank you for your reply. I had the injection yesterday, and I will keep an eye on my moles as I have quite a few large ones. Also, the nurse told me to look after my teeth as it can be quite...
Board: Arthritis 08-07-2009, 09:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,770
Posted By Ronnied
Humira

I am about to start on Humira, my first injection is on Wednesday. I have waited a very very long time to get this on NHS and now it is available for me (it is in my fridge waiting for the nurse) I...
Board: Arthritis 08-05-2009, 01:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,479
Posted By Ronnied
Re: Psoriatic Arthritis

Dear Bubblegirl,

So sorry to hear of your hubbys problems. :( I have had PA for 5 years now and have taken all the dmards for it, ie.. sulphasalazine, methotrexate and Leflunomide. I have been on...
Board: Arthritis 07-28-2009, 10:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,729
Posted By Ronnied
Re: breathing

Yes the pain in my chest hurts more at night as well. I have been to Emergency twice in an ambulance only to find out its the arthritis. It is on the right hand side of my sternum and it causes the...
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