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Long time long battle

My story started at the age of – well really not sure about the time frame. At the age of 8 or 9, I started with heat rashes (that’s what military doctors called it) between my fingers and toes. Always given penicillin cream and told to keep out of the dirt. Then at the age of 15 started having bursitis attacks in my hips which made it hard to walk and have fun. Then I smashed my foot at work with a 55-gallon drum of paint stripper rolled across my foot. Years later I broke both hands which caused further damage to bones, nerve muscles and skin…After years of misdiagnosis and suffering aches pains burning sensation, my latest R/A doctor which my pain management doctor got me seeing in 2013. We discussed and tried several medications to help with pain relief, we discussed Humira, methotrexate and Folic acid, Consentyx, we spent the last 5 months trying to get me involved in case studies of PsA which I denied because I didn’t show signs of psoriasis.

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  • VickiN moderator
    1 year ago

    @dwhilton, what a journey you have been on! What are you currently on for treatment, and is it helping?
    -Victoria, Community Moderator

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