Rheumatology diagnoses letter

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My GP has got a date for my Dexa scan 17th July, so i went and got a copy of the letter my rhymi sent her.

RA Mechanical neck and back

mildly raised CK but autoantibody screen and myositis blot negative

Plan is to start on 70mg AA

i am still symptomatic with a lot of pain in neck and hands he thinks this is due to osteoarthriti arthritis.

c changes and not due to active inflammatory arthritis.

Temporal artery was not thickened and was pulsatile.

she gets jaw pain, but is about 5 mins after eating so it is not jaw claudication.

my crp is not elevated, she is asking about the bubble wrap noise i expect this is due to osteoarthritic changes.

i think her current symptoms are predominately dur to osteoaarthritis than an active inflammatory rheumatoid arthritis, nevertheless there seems to be some response to steroids, she has had a IMA STEROID injection to cover here for a few months, she is to reduce here steroids 1mg a month,as she is still on pred.

she is to start AA 70mg per week

we will see her in six months'

I still think i need to speak about my last scan it showed osteopenia in 2017 he said, i cannot find my last scan results.

He did not seen concerened about by MRI scan

I have never felt so ill as i have in this last week, waking up barking in the night with a cough, pains in legs '

will speak to the doctor when i get an appointment

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