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Posted 27 Apr 2017 by • 2 answers
... After being on prednisone a few weeks I began to feel better but and am now experiencing significant hair loss. I'm using Rogaine and taking Hair, Skin and Nail vitamins. I am seeing new hair but also still losing old. Any others with this condition and your input would be helpful
Posted 20 Apr 2017 by • 3 answers
I have crohns, this was my second time on pred and the last time I came off of it my face around my lips swelled and dried up and eventually blistered. It was super uncomfortable and no applealing at all. I just finished the pred again and I am afraid this will happen again.
Posted 30 Mar 2017 by • 1 answer
... am on 10mg.. can i take 10mg for 4 days and 5 mg for 3days. And than stop??
Posted 1 Apr 2017 by • 1 answer
I was diagnosed with dermatomyositis about 7 months ago. I've been taking mycophenolate 500mg for 3 months. I am staring to get headaches and sharp pains in my head. I also take prednisone 1 1/2 tabs. I take methotrexate 1 time a week 7 pills. Has anyone had similar problems with any of these ...
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 17 Jun 2016 by • 1 answer
Or is there a group support
Posted 5 Nov 2015 by • 1 answer
I was approved for indigent health care in January and that's how I found out what was wrong with me. I was approved for SSDI and got cut off from all medical care I was getting through the county. I'm not eligible for Medicaid because they said I'm to young and I have no children ...
Posted 13 Sep 2013 by • 6 answers
any suggestions for relief would be appreciated. I take Methotrexae
Posted 24 May 2015 by • 1 answer
... have been a CNA in home care giver for several year's now and it's gotten very hard for me to be the care giver. What I have been reading is very scary but I'm some one who wants to know what I can expect, So don't hold back and I know this isn't a cookie cutter ...
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?
Posted 16 Jul 2014 by • 2 answers
... years-would like to get to know you have had dm for over20 yrs
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 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 4 Jan 2014 by • 2 answers
Dx Dermatomyositis. Which drug should I take first?
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