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Has anyone suffered muscle atrophy from a Depo-Medrol shot?

Posted 12 Jun 2017 by mybackwoes 0 answers

I unknowingly was given a single jab of 160mg of Depo-Medrol into my right shoulder (deltoid) during a laminectomy. The pain in my arm was just as bad as the pain in my back after surgery. I have a HUGE divot in my deltoid that I was told will never go away. I have read that this medicine should ...

Can I take baking soda baths while using Premarin cream?

Posted 14 May 2017 by Jbpsgw4650 0 answers

I'm 66. I have vaginal atrophy. Been using cream for 2 months. I'm better but still have some burning /redness. Pain is better. Dryness better intravaginally. External dryness better but not back to normal.

Spinal Muscular Atrophy - will medicare cover this new treatment, Spinraza?

Posted 19 Jan 2017 by dherther 1 answer

My grandson age 22, has type 2 SMA and his health coverage is medicare now that his single mother lost her job 3 weeks ago. Does he have access to this treatment?

Harvoni - I finished my treatment september '15. no problem while on the treatment and had good?

Posted 16 Dec 2016 by maryella1 8 answers

... results. however, long range, i have gained 15 pounds quickly upon completion, muscle atrophy, and brain fog. i'm now 67, and eat very well, body always in good shape, muscular etc. i don't believe it's age related as it came on suddenly. it is now over a year since i finished ...

Does anyone take pyridostimine for orthostatic hypotension?

Posted 22 Feb 2017 by Quilt Lady 0 answers

I have Multiple System Atrophy and one of the symptoms is orthostatic hypotension. I already take Midodrine and Florinef but my blood pressure can still get down into the range of 60/40. I looked the drug up and see there are many possible side effects. Can anyone tell me what their experience with ...

Has anyone gotten OFF Abilify successfully and if so what Doctor did you use and what supplements?

Posted 28 Dec 2016 by Shari Kaye 2 answers

... were you put on? I have been on some sort of antipsychotic drug for over 25 years and have had brain damage done by my frontal lobes. ALL antipsychotic drugs cause atrophy of the frontal lobes which makes it harder to socialize.

Premarin - is it safe with endometriosis history?

Posted 6 Sep 2016 by K Anne vn 0 answers

Am 54 years and in menopause. Extreme atrophy and dryness. Had endometriosis. Had surgery in my thirties for endometriosis. Is this safe to take or may endometriosis take off again?

Can Familial Mediterranean Fever cause muscle atrophy?

Posted 19 Jul 2016 by Rylando 0 answers

I have FMF, but sadly I live in Canada where most doctors have no idea what fmf even is. I suffer from arthritis because of the disorder but recently developed severe muscle atrophy in my right leg. I am very active and have never had an injury to my leg. All the doctors I've seen don't ...

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