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missbea
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Date Joined Oct 2008
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   Posted 11/4/2008 1:37 PM (GMT -7)   
i've been having this shoulder pain for alittle over 2 months now my sed rate last month was 90 doctor gave me prednisone pak for 6 days didnt help at all. went to hospital got tylenol with codeine no help at all. went back to ruemy and got a cortisone shot and it does'nt seem to get better i don't know what to do any suggestions will be helpfull....i will call my reumy on friday when shes in her office....ugh! mad

okie
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Date Joined Dec 2006
Total Posts : 2818
   Posted 11/4/2008 6:55 PM (GMT -7)   
Hi missbea, Wow, i'm sorry you havn't gotten any relei I would have thought that the shot would have helped. Have they done x-rays? Maybe you have bone spurs. My mom had them years ago and I felt so awful for her. She's one tough woman but I saw the tears roll down her face if she happened to hit her should against something. I really have no suggestions but I hope the doctor gets to the bottom of this. That 90 sed rate is kind of weird. That is extremely high. I think anyway.

Ihope someone can give you some advice. all I can do is tell you I'm praying for ya.
hugs
carol
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Possible scleroderma.  stage 4 COPD, sleep apnea, Osteoporosis,osteoarthritis
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smokeyswife
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Date Joined Oct 2006
Total Posts : 281
   Posted 11/5/2008 5:16 AM (GMT -7)   
Missbea, where is your shoulder pain? I have really bad pain on my left shoulder, right beside the muscle. I have had a cortisone shot and it helped for a few minutes and then faded away just like that. Nothing seems to help me, other then rubbing it in with A5 35 Rub. It sucks so I can sympathize with you on it.

Connie
 
 
 
 
diagnosed with RSD in March of /03, diagnosed with Lupus in Sept./06.Thyroid Disease ,RA
Taking Methotrexate, Plaquenell, Folic Acid, Synthroid,Prednisone, Pantoloc, Singulair, Tramadol, OxyCodeine and extra Strength tylenol when needed,and Zytram.


AlwaysRosie
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Date Joined Jan 2005
Total Posts : 8616
   Posted 11/6/2008 7:09 AM (GMT -7)   
Hi missbea,

I'm sorry you are having so much pain. Can you lift your arms normally? I'm wondering if your docs have checked you for polymyositis (a muscle wasting disease). That can cause you to not be able to lift your arms above your shoulders and be very difficult to go up steps. Does that sound like you?

If so, make sure to go back and bother the docs because they need to address this. The thing that makes me suspicious is that it is both shoulders.

Keep us posted.

Blessings!

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