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Posted 19 Jun 2014 by • 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 ...
Posted 28 Feb 2013 by • 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 ...
Posted 24 Mar 2016 by • 3 answers
... illnesses. My doc just switchrd me over to 50 mg. Of Nucynta. I am in constant pain and sleepy, and she also gave me a beginner 15 day pack of Gralise for my sciatica. All this just makes me want to sleep? Will the Nucynta smooth out in time and let me function normally again? Help
Posted 26 Oct 2015 by • 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 ...
Posted 4 Oct 2010 by • 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 ...
Posted 24 Jun 2015 by • 4 answers
Since I was a teenager, I felt depressed and tired all the time. Once I reached my twenties my symtoms continued to get worse. I'd get bouts of abdominal pain. My hair falls out. Weight gain. Fatigue. Anytime I get up and do anything active, like working out or mowing the lawn, after an hour I ...
Autoimmune Hepatitis - I was wondering if anyone has gone off their meds? Did you flare back up and?
Posted 7 Oct 2012 by • 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 ...
Posted 5 Jul 2014 by • 1 answer
... notice the the outer and middle part of my eyebrows falling out and she said she didn't know and she gave me some blood tests, but I don't think she ran tests for my other thyroid levels just for tsh t3 and t4 and my results came back normal. Then she referred me to a dermatologist ...
Posted 21 Feb 2014 by • 2 answers
what more investigation can i do? is it auto immune disease? what is the treatment? is it chronic or transient ? is he take a medicine all his life? is that disease affect any organs ?
Posted 22 Sep 2013 by • 2 answers
Thank God, so far no side effects from the drug. I like to help my body with eliminating / or adding foods in my diet. There are so many " eat this... don't eat that".. quiet confusing. Would really appreciate any input from the community that deals with this disorder.
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome - Did anyone see Dr OZ with Paula Abdul talking about RDS for?
Posted 24 May 2012 by • 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 ...
Prednisone - what are the longterm effects of steroids in children & what can be done to reduce them
Posted 7 Dec 2011 by • 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.
Posted 30 Jul 2011 by • 2 answers
I understand that MS is autoimmune and can be digenerative. And fibromyalgia is simply painful but isnt necessarily an autoimmune of digenerative disease. I am currently being tested due to severe muscle spasms in my shoulders, arms and legs, tingling and numbness in my arms, legs, hands ,and feet, ...
Posted 5 Oct 2012 by • 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 ...
Posted 4 Jul 2012 by • 6 answers
How does anyone manage employment once diagnosed with Histoplasmosis?