Hello I’m in the UK. I already have two auto immune diseases ( Colitis and PBC) I’m now being tested for RA due to having constant pain.I have inflammation in my blood and low calcium.I have a small nodule appear on my finger and the pain is really really bad when I’m cold. I have a large lump appear on the back of my heel/ leg which have been told could be inflammation. Iv had X-rays so waiting on results and seeing Doctor next week.I lost my mother in… read more
So when I would have the nodules on my finger they would put me on prednisone for 7 days and tell me no salt and not smoked meats.
Hang in there.. it all sounds overwhelming but you will get through this. I’ve found out over the years Im stronger than i ever thought possible... through the grace of God and some great medications. Praying for you.
I have both positive factors but my CRP levels are usually relatively low but are there. I’ve been through more med changes then i can count but started infusions of rituxan yesterday and have had more relief than any there I’ve tried. Having both positive factors has made mine tricky to treat whereas I’d have temporary relief of any from other therapies. As i said though, my CRP levels are low, usu single digits.