Member Directory Name: Cindy L. Mason
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Chatroom nickname: coolcat
Location: Germantown, Maryland
Type of Arthritis: "Elusive"
Medications: Diclofenac ER and Doxepin 10mg
Surgery: none so far Thank God
Hobbies: my kids, sleeping, friends, gardening
Other contact: Yahoo Instant Messenger ID: cincin_66
Other stuff: : I have had 3 flare ups of Arthritis in 4 years.They start in late spring and disappear in the fall.I have a slightly elevated "sed rate", slightly low blood sugar, and slightly high sodium level.All other blood tests (and there were tons of them)are normal.My rheumatologist is stumpped.The arthritis is in both wrists and kness this time(each flare is different),mornings are tough, I wake up an hour early to take my NSAID so I can get out of bed and get ready for work by 7.My arthrits had disappeared totally in March of 2000 and returned(unfortunately)last month(April 2001).I just want my old life back! At least I found this web-site and I know I'm not alone.Anyone with a similiar story please let me know.
Page last updated on May 17, 2001
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Name: Cindy L. Mason