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Extreme joint pain - 25 yrs old only

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  • Posted By: priyanka
  • July 29, 2007
  • 08:54 PM

i am suffering from acute pain in joints both the ankels ( right and left) , both my knees ,left shoulder, fingers (right thumb and left middle finger) are all in extemly bad shape(terrible pain).i am only 25 years of age.i have one 19 months old daughter.i am in this situation after 3 months of my cezarian.i can't walk properly ,can't go to the bathroom even at nigth.i have acute morning stiffness,low calcium, low haemoglobin.my life is a ***l.daily i take 3 pain killer pill and 2 paracetamol still no improvement.doctor is suggesting to take infliximab injection.can u tell me how much effective is this injection?will it really help me or not?this injection is too much costly so i have to think a lost before i take any deseison.please help.:confused:

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  • Hello , I am so sorry for the suffering you are going through.I was also twenty five when I started with my illness. I am now thirty and my illness kept progressing to the point where now I am in a wheel chair. But despite my fibromyalgia-MS the lord has enabled me to continue home schooling my five children. Even though the pain is really bad it helps to keep a social life. I know when your in pain you want to isolate yourself but visiting with your friends can help you keep your mind off your pain. Dont let this illness steal the dreams and plans that you have for raising your daughter. Do all you can till you cant go no more. God Bless you Tabaitha Brown
    Tabaitha Brown 31 Replies
    • August 12, 2007
    • 04:08 AM
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  • Have you seen a rheumatologist about your problems? You say this all started within three months of having your child, it makes me wonder if this was related to the pregnancy and the release of the hormone Relaxin which can cause problems in some females.
    Anonymous 42,789 Replies
    • August 26, 2007
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