SED rate 100, lots of pain "bump"

Discussion in 'Fibromyalgia Main Forum' started by violettekb, Mar 10, 2003.

  1. violettekb

    violettekb New Member

    Karen-My sed rate is 100 and CRP is 1.9 - no wonder I hurt. Doc reduced prednisone to .5 mg to experiment. Had temporal artery biopsies to check for Giant Cell arteritis - results tomorrow. Also have diabetes, Dupryten contracture, heel spurs involving achilles tendon, bowel and bladder problems, neuropathy, fatigue, sleep problems, etc. and etc.
    disability denied by SS and private company - on appeal. Don't feel the docs are descriptive enough in office notes.
    There is "another probable connective tissue or autoimmune disease" that 2 doctors haven't diagnosed yet, even Cleveland Clinic. Playing a waiting game but hanging in there - can't stand pain meds.

    [This Message was Edited on 03/10/2003]
  2. Tattoopixie

    Tattoopixie New Member

    If you have that much inflammation did your Dr also give you an antiinflammatory like celebrex or vioxx or bextra? Ask for one of those if you don't have it & it should help w/your pain. I like celebrex for me, but they all worked to some degree. Take care!
  3. violettekb

    violettekb New Member

    Am on Bextra and have been on other two, thanks