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Date Joined Jan 2006
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   Posted 3/8/2008 9:47 AM (GMT -7)   
hello inm new to this site im usually on the ms site as i have ms as well as arthritis im 46 years old dx with ms 2005 had athrities and degen disc as long as i can remember so if its not one its the other ihave degenerative disc as well as arthritis in my si joints my knee and my hands ive tried the epidurals and cortizone shots which ere so painful i couldnt do it anymore  which both dont seem to help im now on physio and massage therapy wich does help for afew days mornings are stiff and sore hands dont work dont know if it is the ms or arthritis  on apain med right now for ms which helps alitte with the arthritis ,,,

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Date Joined Dec 2007
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   Posted 3/8/2008 2:58 PM (GMT -7)   
Hello and welcome to the forum, its a week end so a little slow here but people will be along to say hello soon. I am sorry that you have had to put up with so much from two dibilitating diseases but you will find support and friendship here and people willing to listen when you need to vent.

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Date Joined Oct 2004
Total Posts : 3042
   Posted 3/9/2008 3:25 AM (GMT -7)   
Hi Lubylu, Welcome to the forum. I have Crohn's and OsteoArthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis. This is a good place to ask questions and a good place to vent if you need to.

Hi, I am teddybearweiser, I am a male.
I was diagnosed with crohns disease when i was admitted to the hospital
in 1992, in Jan of 1993 I was back in the hospital for surgery for my crohns. I had part of my right colon resectioned with ilecolonstomy.
 My GI doctor has me on Asacol, Dicyclomine,Imuran,Celebrex and Remicade. B-12 injection once a month.
My Internest doctor has me on Lisnopril-HTCZ and Folic Acid. Diagnosed
with Osteoarthritis July 2007

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