Question. So I’ve been dealing with poking and prodding for like 7 years now. Through that time my veins have become really small and scarred due to long term prednisone use, blood draws, iv sticks, etc. I’m such a had stick now and it’s just becoming more and more annoying when some nurses fish for veins or my veins just have so much scar tissue they don’t wanna give blood anymore. With all that being said should I consider getting a port? I dunno I’m just getting tired of the bruising and just being a… read more
Had yearly eye exam today and the visual field test showed ALOT of spots that are “abnormal”
Supposed to get it redone in 6 months.
So....I am supposed to wait 6 months to see if I have damage?!?
Just been diagnosed with osteoporosis. Have had osteopenia for years which now is worse. Have been on 10 GM of prednisone for last 10 months and have not had a bone density scan in 2 years and decided it was time since I am on prednisone. I do not want to do the pill form, fosomax, Antonella, etc because of side effects, anyone taking the injection one, if so, which one, and how have you reacted to it
Ive been getting these things that look like rashed but feel like bruises when you touch them. I just happen to be seeing my doc tomorrow, but im curious if anyone here has had them. Theyr by joints that have been givinf me problems
Ive been sick since the end of March - 11 weeks! During covid time so seeing pulmonary dr in a hallway set up. Symptoms: heaviness in chest, shortness of breath, when i talk it gets worse, tightness in neck and pain under jaw and ears.. oain in chest radiates to shoulders and back. Sometimes down arms. Been getting pins and needles in hands during the night. Body aches later in the day. Testes positive ANA (speckled) and… read more
Hi guys I was just diagnosed with lupus last month my dr put me on Plaquenil. I been reading really bad side effects to this medicine. I’m scared to take it. Can someone who been taken this medicine give me some advice and what type of side effects you have.
I’ve tried Elidel and several prescribed topical steroids with no luck. Looking to try something OTC! I have the rash on my neck, chest, armpits, ears, and slightly on my face around my hairline. Thanks!