Wondering if others doctors have done x-rays to help diagnose? Hoping this one is a little more pro active in helping me. I have been on Enbrel injections for a few years but it seems to not be working as well now. I have psoriatic arthritis and now believe I may have axial spondylitis in my lower back at my hips. I am a housekeeper in a nursing home so my job is terrible for my condition but what can you do when you have been there 20 + years. Too late to change jobs now. I am having constant burning sensation in my back and then if the inflammation gets too bad it pinches my sciatic nerve, fun stuff! When I try to take a break from being on my feet all the time I stiffen up so fast getting out of a chair is painful. I'm 53 and hopeful I can use diet, exercise and meds to slow the process of my body giving out on my.
It's the new NOT LIVE shingles vaccine now available at CVS, etc.Anyone get approval for this from their rheumatologist? I did.Anyone get the vaccine? I'm planning to.
i tried enbrel first huge injection site reactions and burning tongue. Switched to humira injection site reaction then full body rash, face as red as a tomato, swollen lips, burning tongue. Went to emergency room was treated with antihistamine and Benadryl. Next day went to rheumatologist cause the rash look angrier and was burning and my face was so red. He gave me a steroid injection...