I spent sunday at the hospital with shotness of breath and chest presure that I have been having for over 5 weeks. I amj now booked into the pulmonary care center and was given prednisone 50 mg x 5 days and an aero chamber , flovent and ventolin when I left the hospital . The doc at emerg after having the resopiratory team check me out stated that have I have obstruction in my lungs and most likely inflamation in or around them. I am RA positive but have been waiting almost a year to see a rheumatologist..I would like to know if any of you have or do have lung symptoms and tell me bout your experience . Thanks PattiView Thread
I am not certain but I have just gone for a echocardiogram as I have had constant chest pressure and shortness of breath. I have had RA for one year and 6 months and will let you know. From talking to others on forums some of this can be related but I am not sure about the heart valves.. I am still waiting to see a rheumatologist and am going to ask when I finally get there. Good luck and please let me know how you make out.. PattiView Thread
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