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Related terms: CREST Syndrome, Limited scleroderma, Progressive Systemic Sclerosis, Localized scleroderma, Morphea - linear

We found 10 questions associated with the 'Scleroderma' topic.

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!!!

Mechanics hands syndrome, know about it?

Posted 11 Oct 2012 by endlessPred 2 answers

Hello to All. Has anyone experienced or currently has mechanics hands? Recently it has started taking over my fingers and I was wondering if anything helps relieve the cracking and numbness. Prednisone is no longer keeping it in check.

Does anyone else have symptoms or pain till the point of stop talking at all from BMS?

Posted 17 Aug 2014 by francescaforno 7 answers

hi! i´m from peru (28 years) and i have sjogren and scleroderma, and BMS but my bms is really hard, very strong and expanded to the lips and even the cheeks, some parts of the face and all around the mouth. Over a year ago I stop talking completely due to pain, i have to eat very soft food ...

Is there a cure for eosinophilic fasciitis. as I have this condition?

Posted 15 May 2011 by stephen muller 2 answers

I have had Eosinophilic fasciitis now for over 15 months i am seeing a rheumatologist and a dermatologist for this but up to now nothing has improved with the drugs im taking. i would like to know how long this condition will last for. and also what caused it in the first place . could you shed ...

If someone out there has systemic sclerosis or something similar, I would like to hear from you.

Posted 18 Sep 2012 by kid-at-heart08 3 answers

This is the first site I have found that offers a scleroderma support group. I am in an advanced stage and could really use some help. I live in upstate New York, and there are no groups that are local. Thanks.

How has autoimmune disease affected your life?

Posted 27 Sep 2014 by bkjr61 3 answers

Relative to the way lupus,scleroderma or any thing that falls under the autoimmune category, has affected your body,your lifestyle,your relationships w/family and friends,financial hardships?

Nortriptyline and alcohol?

Posted 16 Sep 2015 by rhondamcd 2 answers

I have scleroderma, and have been recently prescribed nortiptyline for pain and sleep issues. I am a social drinker, and am just wondering if anyone has had any serious side effects when combining the two?

How does a person stay positive after autoimmune diagnosis?

Posted 23 Jan 2014 by bkjr61 3 answers

I am a 52 yr old female diagnosed w/fibromyalgia in 2006,followed by positive ANA resulting in possible lupus (daughter diagnosed w/lupus in 1997,age 11).DR.along w/ labs show undifferentiated mixed connective tissue disease now seeing more signs of scleroderma.I see a PCP. rheumatologist, ...

CellCept - why am I staying tired all the time?

Posted 31 Jul 2013 by Henson1966 1 answer

I have scleroderma and was put on cellcept. I have a lot of heart burn,nausea, and im really tired

Raynaud's Syndrome - Are there any men who have secondary Raynaud's?

Posted 22 May 2015 by Kmc123 1 answer

I'm 53 and have had Raynaud's for a and I have scleroderma in my throat too. Have been put out of work by my doctor. My fingers turn white but more often they turn almost black. I have an appointment with the rheumatologist about the scleroderma in my throat. Was in the er last ...

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