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Dermatomyositis - Newly Diagnosed and NO insurance?

Posted 22 Mar 2018 by Jck037 2 answers

I am a 21 year old college student who comes from a poor family, my dad has cancer right now and is receiving 100% medical financial assistance. With that being said he does not want me applying for help but we don't have the money and my body hurts, so much i feel like passing out most days. ...

I have dermatomyositis and my scalp is very sensitive. I didn't have a lot of itching at first and?

Posted 7 Sep 2017 by Di9814 0 answers

... didn't realize that my Scalp was sensitive until I colored my hair... oh boy it burned and itched. I've been trying to find something that can color my hair without chemical's. If anybody knows of any products besides Henna that can color your hair. The reviews for Henna are not ...

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!!!

After 3 months of muscle/joint weakness and pain I was Dec.2016 with dermatomyositis?

Posted 27 Apr 2017 by Berrygirl48 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

I was on prednisone for a few weeks and coming off my face broke out is this normal?

Posted 20 Apr 2017 by Cassandra-ann 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.

Have anyone had side effects from mycophenolate 500mg?

Posted 1 Apr 2017 by Di9814 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 ...

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

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 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?

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 - 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

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?

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