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

Posted 13 Sep 2013 by raegin 6 answers

any suggestions for relief would be appreciated. I take Methotrexae

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!!!

My doc says I just reached medicated remission whats that?

Posted 28 Jan 2012 by Karen602 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 ...

Dermatomyositis - I was diagnosed today. My symptoms appeared when I was in the sun for a fire?

Posted 6 Oct 2012 by Mollyzmom 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

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.

What is the recommended dose of methotrexate for dermatomyositis? How does it work?

Posted 30 Nov 2010 by Karen602 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?

How did methotrexate make you feel? Is there anything else to take?

Posted 6 Dec 2010 by Karen602 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 ...

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

Posted 20 Aug 2013 by yvette1971 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 ?

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

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 ...

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?

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?

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