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Date: 05.10.2011
From: laura

Subject: off work sick

hi saw my doctor yesterday as im in horrendous pain with my joints i told him all about letter from rheumatology had another blood test waiting on results he was looking at some blood tests from last year for a totally different thing my inflammatory markers have been up for a year and my old gp didnt pick it up im on stronger pain killers
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Date: 05.10.2011
From: Dilizjo

Subject: Re: off work sick

Glad to hear that this GP has picked it up and acted appropriately, hope you find some relief from the pain. It certainly pays for a second opinion
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Date: 06.10.2011
From: laura

Subject: Re: off work sick

spoke to rheumatology today they are going to fax presciption for ra drug to my gp so i can start it right away and they going to try and get me seen sooner i said to the receptionist is this drug used only for arthritis and she said yes i wondered if it was treatment that could be used for fibro as people kept saying to it might be for that and i dont have ra but even the nurse has just told me
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Date: 06.10.2011
From: Dilizjo

Subject: Re: off work sick

Great news Laura. Most probably the drug is Methotrexate, it is definitely for RA not heard of it for Fibro, as it is there to try and slow the immune system from damaging your joints but at least now you are on the right road to some relief. I
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Date: 06.10.2011
From: Laura

Subject: Re: off work sick

Hi it's not methotexdrate my mum is on that they got me something else will try and collect prescription tomorrow
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