Lots Of Medical Telephone Appointments This Week

Lots Of Medical Telephone Appointments This Week

First a few updates on things. My sciatica type pain has got worse. The amitriptyline that was for the sciatica and migraines seems to have stopped working. More migraines and worst sciatica pain yet. If it is sciatica that is. Still not sure it is sciatica but who knows as no one does tests or … Read more

Autoimmune Struggles

Autoimmune Struggles

After getting four positive autoimmune tests and seeing as the rheumatologist isn’t any help and my doctor said to me that he doesn’t know about autoimmune issues, I am now stuck as he won’t refer me to an immunologist. I have had chronic pain and chronic fatigue for decades now, but they both got severely … Read more

Rheumatology Appointment Was Dreadful

Rheumatology Appointment Was Dreadful

Well my Rheumatology at the hospital was a waste of time and pretty dreadful! As you may know I have chronic pain and chronic fatigue, both of which got much worse in the last 3 years to the point I was bedbound without the strongest pain medication.It dramatically got worse very quickly. The fact they … Read more

Rheumatology Referral Woes

Rheumatology Referral Woes

I chased up my Rheumatology referral today after the deadline that they were supposed to call back arrived and they hadn’t called me. For those that don’t know, I had four positive autoimmune tests, plus I also have my existing chronic pain and chronic fatigue, both with no known cause. (previous blog post) I got … Read more

Follow Up Blood Test Results

Follow Up Blood Test Results

After my autoimmune tests came back positive for four different things (previous blog post), I had another test for liver functions, B12 and folate. The tests came back with B12 and folate being ok, my liver tests came back with most being ok and Serum alanine aminotransferase level being “borderline”. Now these tests were because … Read more

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