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... I emphathize with your husband and you. ... (15 replies)
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... I was Diagnose with dermatomyositis in july 08 my weakness, Fatigue became very severe to the point where could not lift arms, legs and eventually could not hold my head up and finally my troat very weak i can not eat or swallow with out help, rach in all my body and face and fingers I use methotrexate, Prednisone and (IV) Rituximab this last medice really help me with my... (14 replies)

... My sister was diagnosed with dermatomyositis this July. She is now on a feeding tube as her throat has been affected. ... (14 replies)
... I actually came to this site because of a "Lisfranc" foot injury. I decided to see if there was a Dermato board and I was surprised to read how many people are battling it. I wanted to answer everyones questions because I have been through it all with Dermato. ... (0 replies)
... I hope he gets better. I think that the swallowing problem would absolutley be the worst of all. I hope you visit the link I posted. I think it might help to shed some light for you both. ... (15 replies)
... dly for others. It is also related to your general strength or weakness. Those with dysphasia often have more problems at the end of the day when they are tired. Swallowing is such a complex action of voluntary and involuntary muscles that it seems amazing that we can swallow at all. ... (15 replies)
... I am sorry for the problems your husband is going through, and I agree this is an awful disease. I was diagnosed with DM in August and did have difficulty swallowing, although not to the degree of aspiration. ... (15 replies)
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... el stupid by so many doctors. I was told I have mono every appointment for almost 2 years. I have been given medication I haven't needed. One day I was fed up and spent hours researching, and I found pictures of my rash. I found pictures of my eyelids. ... (4 replies)
Dermatomyositis
Oct 14, 2010
... Hello I am 26 years old and I have DM. I have rashes on elbows, knees, arms, and one knuckle. ... (0 replies)
... everyone, thank you for your responses. It has been a world wind. The skin biospy confirmed the DM diagnosis. I was ived with 500 mg of steriods for three days and now am trying 60 mg prednisone. I started the Imuran too. I also am nexium alot to help with swallowing and lunesta for sleep. ... (16 replies)
... Hi I am right with you for being new. I came back from South Carolina after visiting my folks in PA, and had an ugly purple pain ful rash and welt on my right hip. THe ER said is was lyme and began antibiotics. I had the pain in joints, fevers, muscle weakness, loss of weight fatigue etc. ... (16 replies)
Dermatomyositis
Mar 18, 2007
... Sorry to hear you are having to go through this. I was diagnosed in August 2006 with a very rapid onset of horrible rash and muscle weakness which eventually included difficulty swallowing. Fortunately, I haven't experienced much trouble breathing. ... (5 replies)
... I am new here. I was just finally diagnosed with dermatomyositis. Last year I got very sick with a severe cold and 2 months later overnight lost my ability to swallow and than a couple weeks later lost my voice. ... (16 replies)
... and I just want to say don't give up hope! I was 21 when I was diagnosed, i too tried to claim some benefits when I was really poorly from the social security and was too turned down. I think with an illness like this you need to almost will yourself to get better. ... (4 replies)
... I was diagnosed with dermatomyositis in December 2001. My GP misdiagnosed me 3 times, i finally saw another doctor who referred me to a rheumatologist. ... (9 replies)
... by a dermatologist who then refered me to a rheumatologist. I live on the eastern shore of MD and it became obvious that the DRs I was seeing had never seen a case of the disease as they had only read about it in medical books. ... (9 replies)
Is there hope?
Jan 29, 2007
... Hi guys, I am new to this but I was diagnosed with dermatomyositis in Nov. of 2001. I have not been able to get this disease under control. ... (1 replies)
... so I'm going to try and answer your questions. ... (6 replies)




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