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Really bad osteoarthritis and other issues

Walker60Walker60 Member Posts: 1 Listener
I suffer from really bad osteoarthritis and other issues 


  • lesley58lesley58 Member Posts: 2 Listener
    Hi Zena, I'm lesley. I'm 32 and suffer with Fibromyalgia, heart problems and lots more. All invisible illnesses. 
  • chiariedschiarieds Community Co-Production Group Posts: 8,639 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @Walker60 - Welcome to the community & thank you for joining. I can identify with the OA, as I have that myself, like many others here. Please have a look around & join in with the discussions as well as chat here. I hope you enjoy being here, & please do say if you have any questions. :)
  • Adrian_ScopeAdrian_Scope Testing team Posts: 7,970

    Scope community team

    Hello @Walker60 and a warm welcome to the community. How are you doing today? 
    Senior Community Partner
  • Chloe_ScopeChloe_Scope Scope Posts: 10,653 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @Walker60! How are you feeling today? :)

  • EllaTomas2701EllaTomas2701 Member Posts: 5 Listener
    Hi @Walker60, like yourself & many people on here I'm sure I too have OA I got diagnosed nearly 10yrs ago now I started off on Cocodamol but roughly a year or so afterwards they put me on Zomoroh I have Oramorph also aswell as Naproxen, Lansoprazole Gabapentine & Paracetamol, not sure if  I've learnt to live with the pain or It's gotten easier to ignore some day's, I've got it in my spine, pelvis & hips & I'm pretty sure it's now in my hands & knees I've been getting a lot of stiffness with tingling numbness swollen hands & pins & needles I also have Raynaud's phenomenon which causes pain pins & needle's also but my fingers turn white when cold, but ino the signs of Raynaud & tends to really bother me during the Autumn/Winter obvs at the moment my GP can't investigate but hopefully I'll be able to see him soon 😕
  • Lou67Lou67 Member Posts: 882 Pioneering
    [email protected] So sorry to hear about everything your going through, oh I can surely empathise with you, I also have osteoarthritis in my hands and feet also my knees I’m currently waiting on 2 knee replacements but due to weight gain I’m not on the list yet, my whole life is badly affected by this, and anxiety and depression, sorry Iv went on a bit, hope todays a good day for you take care 😊
  • janer1967janer1967 Member Posts: 10,199 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @Walker60 Welcome to the community great to have you on board.

    I see you have had lots of responses from members with similar conditions

    Feel free to have a good look round and join in any discussions and also if there is anything we can help you with just ask
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