Got my bloodwork results today from the rheumatologist

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BumBum81
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   Posted 10/2/2008 10:45 AM (GMT -7)   
I went to the rheumatologist on Monday and had a bunch of blood taken to rule out everything else so that the doc can make the right diagnosis. Everything came back normal except my levels of Vitamin D so they are calling in a script to my pharmacy. So that's good news and a step closer to what the doctor believes I'm suffering from, fibro. Soon I'll be able to start the Lyrica he's recommending and I hope the pain will start to subside.
 
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Marlee2
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   Posted 10/3/2008 7:55 AM (GMT -7)   
I'm glad vit D was the only thing that came back abnormal. I don't think I've ever had vit D checked. I had B12 checked. I will bring that up to new rheumy next week.
 
I hope the lyrica works for you.
 
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Southernlady
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   Posted 10/3/2008 1:05 PM (GMT -7)   
The Lyrica works for me and I hope it helps you.  My blood test also showed up a low level of vitamin D so I've been taking it for about 2 months. 
 
Hope you get to feeling better.
 
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   Posted 10/3/2008 1:30 PM (GMT -7)   
Taking vitamin D really does make you feel better. Mine was low and now I take 2000iu each day. I was taking 3000 at first. But I know that you will feel better and I wish you good luck with the lyrica also.

Best wishes for feeling better,

Hugs, Karen
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