Happy St. Patrick's Day to all of our Irishmen & women out there! Whether you have a little Irish in you or not, we all love a good reason to celebrate and St. Patty's Day is said to come with some LUCK built in! :
What's one thing that you feel "lucky" to have in your lives? Have you felt like a little leprechaun searching for their rainbow? Share some of the good fortune you've found with us!
Welcome to the Lupus Community and thanks for sharing with us! I know it's tough when no one really understands what you're going through. That's why coming to a Lupus forum like this will help you see that you truly are not alone.
Just saw this after I asked how your appointment went on the other thread. Glad you found a PCP that you can love!!
I wasn't sure what Torticollis was, so I did a little search. In case anyone else wasn't sure, here's what WebMD has to say:
"Spasmodic torticollis occurs when the neck muscle is tight but not short. It is a form of dystonia, which means involuntary movements and prolonged muscle contraction. It is usually a symptom of another medical problem. Infection, inflammation, medicine side effects, and tics are known causes of torticollis muscle spasm."
I hope your new PCP is able to pinpoint the underlying issue and you are feeling better soon, Lisa. Have fun with your needles!
Lisa, I'm so sorry to hear that your life & health was put at risk at the very place you go for emergency care! My goodness!
That's never happened to me, but both my boys are very allergic to penicillan and I'm always fearful that some doctor in a rush will miss it. I don't know why, since I am always there and check every little thing...but, you know how it is!
How did your appointment go with your new PCP today?View Thread
It's Tuesday so it's a day set aside just for our weekly grumbles! This is the place to vent, gripe and moan about out everyday stuff we are going through but feel like we're a bother when we "bug" others about it.
You're welcome to open up here and everyone will understand where you're coming from. No one will think you are whining or crazy because you talk about pains that they can't understand.
And, you don't have to limit your grumbles to Lupus related issues. This is your WebMD family so we like to know what's going on in the rest of your life too. Good or bad!
What's going on everyone? Feel free to share what's got you grumbling this week! View Thread
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