Anybody think they take alot of ibprofen? Im not taking any RA meds because id like to get pregnant soon. I been taking 2 ibprofen 200 before i go to bed & it seems to help the next morning/day.
My appointment with my new Rheumy went great! I love the doctor, she's thorough and understanding and right to the point. She said there is no denying that I have RA and that it's progressed to near severe levels. She's especially concerned with my jaw. So lots of blood work done, have to get hand/feet/skull x-rays, and go back in two weeks. She prescribed prednisone and said I have to wean off the ibuprofen as I cannot continue to take 12 of them a day. She wants to… read more
I have been waiting since Nov for my 1st Rheum appt. My symptoms began about a year ago. I have trouble with seasonal depression, last winter I had a lot of trouble shaking it, and it was worse than usual. During that time I gained about 20-30lbs. I was constantly tired and moving around was a lot more difficult. My knees ached and I would be out of breath climbing the stairs. I was getting headaches and sweating. All of this I chopped up to the weight gain and basically I got annoyed at myself for… read more
I am taking mtx and humara shots and do not get any relief from pain. 800mg.of ibuprofen and predisone give me pain and swelling relief. should I get the same results from mtx and humara shots? 1 1/2 years and now my fingers and wrist are deforming and toes, looks like my toenails are going away. cant walk with out pain unless I take predisone and ibuprofen . any help?
The last three days my back has been killing me. Tylenol and ibuprofen arent working. I tried laying down in bed, sitting in different chairs in different positions, i tried taking a warm bath. Nothing is helping and it hurts so bad I actually have tears in my eyes. What works for you guys?