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Depression - Does Prednisone effect your sex drive?

Posted 19 Jun 2014 1 answer

Or is it just from the depression side effect... I know my doctor warned me about the depression that may start after I had to increase my dosage to 20mg a day. She did not however warn me about any other side effects and I think I am losing my sex drive, either as a direct side effect or it is ...

What painkillers are safe for people with autoimmune liver disease?

Posted 28 Feb 2013 2 answers

my L-5 S-1 disk has completely disintegrated (started 11 years ago) my primary Dr. had me on different pain meds most recently Norco (4-5years) until i was hospitalized (sept.3 2012) with liver failure, then diagnosed with autoimmune hepatitis Sept. 11 2012 then was put on Vicoprofen for pain, and ...

Are huge clots normal after Plan B?

Posted 21 Feb 2018 1 answer

I took a Plan B pill on Jan 20th. Started my period a week later and bled for 16 days straight. Then stopped for 7 days and now started again a few days ago.And I just passed the biggest clot I've ever seen. I am cramping, my back hurts, no appetite and fatigued.

Is there any side effects on 4 Life Transfer Factor Advanced Formula product?

Posted 4 Oct 2010 1 answer

My son was taking the 4 Life Transfer Factor Advanced formula (colostrum and egg york extract) for 4 months since June-Oct 2009. Due to the expensive costs, i stopped giving him this product since Nov 2009. I found that he is easily getting sick after a few months stopped taking this product. Is ...

Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome - Did anyone see Dr OZ with Paula Abdul talking about RDS for?

Posted 24 May 2012 8 answers

... about a minute? Ice is our enemy!! it makes our nerves go crazy!! I am so mad I thought she would talk about the pain more and yes eating good and vitamins are good but they do not cure us or put it into remission. Dose she really have rsd?? I am so mad I have been waiting years for her to talk ...

Fibromyalgia and RSD PLEASE HELP!?

Posted 8 May 2012 9 answers

..I was wondering how may have had there c-reactive protein checked for inflammation. I am thinking it will come back high in most of us (Mine was). I think RSD and Fibro could be an autoimmune issue anyone else... Seems they do not know much about either really, so if you have't already and ...

Histoplasmosis - Does anyone work after diagnosis?

Posted 4 Jul 2012 7 answers

How does anyone manage employment once diagnosed with Histoplasmosis?

Autoimmune Hepatitis - I was wondering if anyone has gone off their meds? Did you flare back up and?

Posted 7 Oct 2012 4 answers

... if so how long did that take? I saw my hep yesterday and said that I have done well awhile and on next visit if LFTs are still normal he is going to drop my Imuran in half and if that goes ok will try and drop all. He said 60% of people will relapse. So I said why even change medication dosage ...

I've had a rash for over 2 months and it's getting worse?

Posted 26 Oct 2015 2 answers

I've had a rash for over 2 months now. It looks like very tiny red raised bumps all over, and they are very itchy. At first they were all over my legs, but after seeing a doctor and being prescribed prednisone it went away and I felt so relieved. Unfortunately, a few days after I finished my ...

Fibromyalgia or Multiple Sclerosis - What's the difference?

Posted 30 Jul 2011 2 answers

What is the difference between the symptoms of fibromyalgia and multiple sclerosis? I understand that MS is autoimmune and can be degenerative. And fibromyalgia is simply painful but isn't necessarily an autoimmune of degenerative disease. I am currently being tested due to severe muscle ...

Prednisone - what are the longterm effects of steroids in children & what can be done to reduce them

Posted 7 Dec 2011 1 answer

Next month my 10year old daughter will have been on 10mg of prednisone per day for the past year Now that her hormones are kicking in I am getting worried about the longtern effects. What are they and what can I do ? She has Autoimmune Liver Disease.

I was just put on cellcept last week. Does the insomnia get better?

Posted 5 Oct 2012 2 answers

.. I have been on weekly doses of 1g methylprednisolone that are gradually being reduced. I have an autoimmune disease that's in remission and now the cellcept is to keep the disease at bay. I have started on 500mg cellcept twice a day, and I now have insomnia, apparently from the cellcept. I ...

Has anyone experience significant hair loss w/Predisone?

Posted 31 Mar 2010 2 answers

I took it for oral erosive lichen planus (autoimmune in origin). It is diagnosed by a dentist, but treated by a dermatologist. The prednisone did not make a dent in my problem; I still have eroded gum and buccal tissue in my mouth, I also have atrophy on the left inside of my cheek. Now that I have ...

Pyoderma Gangrenosum - once I have a lesion, will I keep getting them?

Posted 16 May 2011 3 answers

I have a new diagnosis of PG. Lots of questions. Once you have a lesion will I keep getting them? My docs don't know much but think I also have Sarcoidosis. Another rare autoimmune. Anybody got advice?

Autoimmune Hepatitis - how long is going to take to be with pain in my lower back?

Posted 1 Jun 2012 4 answers

I was taking prednisone more than 6 month for the treatment of autoimmune hepatitis, right after three month I start with a lot of pain in my back, It is been almost six month after I stop the prednisone and I keep having this pain, I need help.

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