I may know why my back is acting up.

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   Posted 7/21/2008 2:34 PM (GMT -6)   
I have been thinking about why my back is giving me hell and I may have the answer. I am almost 2 weeks overdue on having my Remicade infusion. Remicade always has helped me somewhat with my joint pain. So, I called and left a message for my gi's nurse to please get me on Wed schedule at the hospital. I should be hearing from her this afternoon.
I started back on Remicade infusions in March due to a nice lovely fistula that decided to tunnel out thru my stomach. I get my infusions every 4 weeks and this time, I just flat did not feel good. Its 60 miles round trip and I am at the hospital for about 5-6 hrs and it makes for a very long day, shame on me. If all goes right for Wed it will interesting to see what happens.
Hugs to all and a LPD

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   Posted 7/21/2008 3:04 PM (GMT -6)   
Stray that is fantastic news! I hope that it truly helps you in your desire to be a little more pain free.


HEALTH ISSUES: Herniated discs at S-1-L5, L5-L4, L4-L3. Two level fusion (2000); one level fusion (2002); Revision at L4-L3 (2003). Diagnosed with Failed Back Syndrome, Permanent Nerve damage and Chronic Pain


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   Posted 7/21/2008 6:23 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi Susie,

Sure hope the next infusion helps you feel better. At least you figured out what's doing it.

Good luck and keep us posted,
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Fibromyalgia, Ulcerative Colitis, Insulin dependent diabetic, collapsed disk, dermatitis herpetiformus, osteo arthritis in spine and other locations.

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