I went to my GP around 20th July and she said my chest was clear. And I'd hurt my self coughing so the pain was musculoskeletal. I explain mine just in case it's relevant to yours too X Hello! I got referred to an ENT appointment quite quickly. I took a course of steroids for 4 weeks from then, as feeling like no energy and a bit run down with the children off school for the summer. I had the camera up the nose and swallow straight away. Chloroquine vs atovaquone Does hydroxychloroquine treat fibromyalgia The last chest X-ray was clear but when the gp listens it still sounds like fluid. Tapering down the steroids and now on 20mg a day and the joint pain is returning, I'm not sure what to do, any thoughts? He was diagnosed with interstitial lung disease and treated with prednisone and hydroxychloroquine. He required oxygen supplementation for three months. At 3-years, his pharmacological therapy was stopped since his symptoms had resolved, and his pulmonary function and chest X-ray had normalized. Twelve patients, 6 women and 6 men from 20 to 49 years of age, formed the basis of this study. Seven were of African American origin. The chest x-ray film was abnormal in 10 83% of 12 patients; 6 had bilateral hilar adenopathy, 3 showed hilar adenopathy and pulmonary parenchymal involvement, and 1 patient had only pulmonary infiltrates. Just called at my surgery - chest X-ray is clear, no action required. This was all well before my diagnosis of RA/ Sjögren's though. But the dry cough I get now is another matter and is entirely Sjögren's related as this is where my dryness sits - not at front of my mouth but at back - starts in eyes and nose and goes down back of throat then trachia then all the way down to my backside. I've had years to work this out but it's actually only really dawned on me properly quite recently. It is very interesting though, that when I was diagnosed, I'd been suffering from an extremely sore throat. Hydroxychloroquine chest x ray Suspected hydroxychloroquine‐induced thrombotic., Recurrent diffuse lung disease due to surfactant protein C. Can i take plaquenil for discoid lupusTaking too much hydroxychloroquineChloroquine itch Nov 09, 2018 Hydroxychloroquine is also used to treat symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus. Hydroxychloroquine may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication. Hydroxychloroquine - Side Effects, Dosage, Interactions.. Effectiveness of Chloroquine and Hydroxychloroquine in.. Hydroxychloroquine Side Effects, Dosage, Uses, and More. X-rays are a form of energy, similar to light and radio waves. X-rays are also called radiation. Unlike light waves, x-rays have enough energy to pass through your body. As the radiation moves through your body, it passes through bones, tissues and organs differently, which allows a radiologist to create images of them. Hydroxychloroquine and its predecessor chloroquine are medications commonly used in the treatment of systemic lupus erythematosus, rheumatoid arthritis, and other connective tissue disorders. Hydroxychloroquine interferes with malarial metabolites, confers immunomodulatory effects, and also affects lysosomal function. Interstitial lung disease ILD is a rare pulmonary condition in this group of patients which causes derangements of the alveolar walls and loss of functional alveolar capillary units leading to restrictive lung disease. Typical features of ILD include the presence of diffuse infiltrates on chest radiograph.