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Posted 13 Sep 2013 by • 6 answers
any suggestions for relief would be appreciated. I take Methotrexae
Posted 16 Jan 2016 by • 4 answers
Started me on the Prednisone as a precaution pretty high dose. I have been on it before for two years but not with Lexapro. Please help!!!
Posted 28 Jan 2012 by • 4 answers
I have dermatomyositis remission means what? I am still extremely tired,feel like throwing up all the time and gained 50 pounds from the steriods, taking a shower can be a all day event, I miss who I was! I ran my own business for 10 years now, I can barely be a wife. Does the pain ever go away? My ...
Posted 6 Oct 2012 by • 3 answers
... drill at work and was taking Lipitor as well as several antibiotics for a sinus infection. They are not sure if Lipitor triggered it but said there is a slight chance I could have an internal cancer that triggered it. Please let me know if anyone else had this experience. God bless all of you
Posted 2 Jun 2013 by • 3 answers
... and painful gas pain? I have been up for hours in discomfort. Not sure what caused this except for the increase in folic acid.
Posted 30 Nov 2010 by • 3 answers
Ok, so you dont know what dermatomyositis is. How does this drug make you feel? I have a active family will i be able to keep up with them?
Posted 6 Dec 2010 by • 3 answers
What did methotrexate make you feel like? I am afraid! Where can I get more info on this drug? Are there any other options (drugs)? This drug seems to be the only thing to take for Dermatomyositis. Joint pain,stomach pain,tired all the time,I can suck that up!(allergies to pain meds havent had any ...
Posted 20 Aug 2013 by • 4 answers
Hi I was diagnosed in June with dermatomyositis after a six month battle to get answers from the doctors who didn't know what was wrong after numerous blood tests... it took six months to find out what was wrong ... how quickly were u diagnosed ?
Posted 24 Jan 2014 by • 3 answers
My ck's were at 7,000 and now down between 250 and 275, but still have severe muscle pain and my hands and face are turning purple again, but my rheummy said I am in remission so I am somewhat confused as to why I am having this horrible muscle pain and weakness flare up if in remission? ...
Dermatomyositis - I was diagnosed with JDM 20 years ago. I was severly ill for over 6 years, and the
Posted 19 Mar 2014 by • 4 answers
... disease suddenly went into remission. I've lived with the changes to my body since then. Now, as I age, I'm wondering if anyone knows the chances of it coming back? I'm terrified that it will
Posted 17 Jun 2011 by • 1 answer
Posted 4 Jun 2013 by • 1 answer
Posted 18 Jun 2013 by • 1 answer
... methotrexate/folic acid, and an anti scalp itch medicine. Her face is red and she is tired a good bit, but is improved over what she had been. I am concerned with the long term side effects of these meds. Are there any alternatives, and what prednisone dose do most of you level out at? Are ...
Posted 4 Jan 2014 by • 2 answers
Dx Dermatomyositis. Which drug should I take first?
Posted 18 Nov 2014 by • 2 answers
I have been to an ENT and a biopsy was performed and Inflamation was found!!! No one can prescribe anything that has helped.. Any ideas?
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