I am a 45 female woman, been diagnosed with ulcerative colitis since i was 23 years old, been on prednisone for 15 years and not done the surgery yet, i am using Humira its been 1 month and a half since its my last solution as the doctors are saying, please someone help and share with me his experience with Humira, i am very sick and very tired everything in my body is hurting and I feel burning and numbness in my hands , feet, neck, dryness in my eyes, headaches and fever. I will be very thankful if someone helped me because doctors doesn't tell you everything and the side effect of it,i am willing to share my experience with every patient and I love helping people with this disease, you are not alone this is very hard. May god bless you
Mariasmith; First I am not a patient of Humara, But I have heard all of these problems so many times and they do go away. And for people suffering from all the problems you have, there is hope We could not keep enough Humaria in the refrigerator shortly after it came out, And the same is for today. So many have found the answer to their prayers. I have no reason to lie to you, of course, there are always those few that it just does not do it but that was rare and very few people dropped off of it due to side effects etc. We do have a free support group on our site if you would like to join just type the name of the drug in the search bar at the top and hit enter look for support group it cost nothing and many of them are very active but you can read the good and the bad from other patients that are on the Humara and many it was around the 3rd dose when real results kicked in. I wish you the best this is a terrible problem the runs your life. So please check that out. have a great weekend and God Bless hope you get results soon.
I have been taking Humira for several years and it has worked great for my ra.
You haven't been on it very long. Give it three months before you decide it doesn't work.
Four years ago I was hit with Rapid Onset RA. I was 58 yrs old and a very active woman. Within 4 months I had lost 35 of my 120 lbs weight. My organs started shuting down till I ended up in the hospital. I could barely walk, unable to keep any food down and my body could no longer make red blood cells. When they finally figured out the RA I was put on Humira and methotrexate. I also took Prednisone for the first 3 months. This combination really worked for me. But... it took 3 months to see results. I was patient and it was painful. It is still a balancing act with my liver enzymes. I have experienced all of the symptoms you mentioned off and on throughout my treatment. My doctor and I treat each symptom as it occurs. I can walk today thanks to Humira. I have experienced the depression some patients are talking about. For me, I take a mild antidepressant and I admitted to myself that the majority of my depression is brought on by having my life that I loved taken away.
I no longer have the same life but I do have a healthy life that affords me different opportunities.
Good luck and God bless.
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