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Hi, my name is Alison

Bigbirdali Community member Posts: 1 Listener
I’ve had rheumatoid arthritis for 8 years, currently on Rituximab. Recently diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis caused by methotrexate. Anyone out there with similar issues? 


  • Cher_Alumni
    Cher_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 5,741 Disability Gamechanger
    edited January 2023
    Hello @Bigbirdali and a warm welcome to our online community, it's grand that you found us! I hope your Thursday's been a good one.

    I'm sorry to hear you have those conditions. Are you getting much support from your hospital teams, and is the treatment helping you? I did used to be on methotrexate myself for Crohn's disease and am saddened to hear that it resulted in pulmonary fibrosis for you. I can imagine that was a shock. Are you coping ok emotionally?

    I'm sure many of our members can relate to what you are going through so please don't be shy and feel free to get involved in any of our categories; perhaps our Physical and neurological impairments category could be a good starting point?

    Take care and I look forward to speaking again soon  :)
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