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4/18/13. dr thomas. Rheumatology workup always neg for lupus. Other tests like RA factor,CRP abn. Sed rate high normal.No one has checked cpks.Now with chest tightness,SOB mostly w exertion (asthma-bronchitis now flared x 3 months.)CBC,Met.panel, uA all normal.What to do ?Have no money. No insurance.If wean desipramine, what other med in like family to use for nerve pain ?unable to tolerate elavil,amytrypt,etc.SVTs.SOB.??So frustrated and miserable.Marti
dr thomas.I did not tolerate Neurontin.And it didn't help.I am leary of lyrica.What about plaquinal?? not eligible in colorado for teaching hosp clinic as i don't live in Denver city limits-so i am told.I guess i will continue to check on that.you don't have to reply.Looks like I need to do more research myself.Chest pain i am sure is not cardiac (i am a CCU nurse of 40 years).Should I talk to a rheumatologist or neurologist.??? I will continue to pursue on my own.Maybe I will try another question within 7 days.No NEED for YOU to Reply-don't want to use up all my 5 questions w/o more though behind them.Thanks again. God Bless.Marti