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Concerned about mum

  • By crunchy

    Hi all, im new here but looking for some words of wisdom. My mum has has pain/swelling in her wrists, fingers, joints for a cpl of years. Doctors originally diagnosed fibromyalgia. At a recent app my mum now said they have told her she has some sort of inflamitory arthritis. She is due to start medication that will have strong side effects seemingly. I’m really worried about her, she is 4 foot 10 and approx 6 stone. She had anorexia as a teenager and her lack of eating has become worse recently. She appears to suffer depression and anxiety but won’t get help or admit this to anyone. She constantly suffers from cold, chest infections etc. I’m so worried but dont know how to help. She’s 64…. 😓

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  • By susanleszczak

    I’m a few years younger than your mom I was diagnosed 20 years ago the medicine has a lot of side effects but with out it I can not function try to get your mom on this site it has helped me tremendously

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