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Has anyone been on Lexapro and Prednisone at the same time? I had a high ANA titer and they?

Posted 16 Jan 2016 by blaaccypher 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!!!

Dermatomyositis - I suffer from DM. How can I join your support group?

Posted 17 Jun 2016 by Miss Cinny 1 answer

Or is there a group support

Hi my name is Rachel I'm 37yrs old and was diagnosed with Dermatomyositis in March of this year?

Posted 5 Nov 2015 by Rachel36 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 ...

I'm a 57 year old female and have just been diagnosed with Dermatomyositis and scared to death . I?

Posted 24 May 2015 by mrsbarb41 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 ...

I have dermatomyositis with severe itching of scalp, what can I take?

Posted 13 Sep 2013 by raegin 5 answers

any suggestions for relief would be appreciated. I take Methotrexae

I have dermatomyositis and now I am getting sores on the inside of my lower lips which burn?

Posted 18 Nov 2014 by trisha2012 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?

Dermatomyositis - Anyone out there live near or in north dakota? Fargo area alone for many?

Posted 16 Jul 2014 by rosebud23 2 answers

... years-would like to get to know you have had dm for over20 yrs

Muscle Pain - Dermatomyositis- What is the normal CPK's to be considered in remission?

Posted 24 Jan 2014 by pamee 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 Aeylin 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

Dermatomyositis - My folic acid was upped to 2mg starting today.What do I take for this bloating?

Posted 2 Jun 2013 by merriloo 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.

I take omeprazole on empty stomach. Just started mycophenolate?

Posted 4 Jan 2014 by Junepaul 2 answers

Dx Dermatomyositis. Which drug should I take first?

My wife was recently diagnosed with Dermatomyositis. She was put on 30mg prednisone a day and?

Posted 18 Jun 2013 by DBuck 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 ...

With Dermatomyositis does the rash come and go even.if the inflammation is under control?

Posted 28 May 2013 by merriloo 1 answer

I have Dermatomyositis. It is in the skin so far. Fearful meds not working because the rash goes and then I get a new pink patch. Going for blood work Thursday again to check cpk. Also can someone recommend a good sunscreen

Dermatomyositis - how quickly were you diagnosed, took my doctors six months?

Posted 20 Aug 2013 by yvette1971 3 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 ?

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