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... I had severe muscle weakness as soon as my doctor changed my prednisone dosage. ... (5 replies)
... Hello. Can anyone tell me if intense muscle weakness is another sign of myositis? ... (5 replies)
... I am trying to stay very positive about my DM Dx until I am able to see my rheumatologist to get the proper treatment started. I am on 60 mg of Prednisone and will work down to 20 over 12 days. ... (0 replies)

Polymyositis
Oct 22, 2012
... I hope that your CPK level was closer to normal and that you are feeling better. ... (16 replies)
... I was diagnosed in 1995 with polymyositis, through a biopsy and blood tests and EMG. I read everything that I could about this illness. What I understand is that you can go into remission for periods of time, I have done that. ... (5 replies)
... Your situation sounds very similar to the happenings that involved me. Very similar actions occurred with me, and my reactions were very similar. ... (3 replies)
... if i copy and paste all whats in my blog it will be long.... ... (3 replies)
Myositis
Dec 15, 2009
... I am tapering off prednisone after having acute kidney failure. My kidneys are now functioning well again and I only spent one month on dialysis. When I reached the 20mg point of taking prednisone, I started experiencing severe muscle weakness and pains in my joints. ... (4 replies)
... Prednisone can cause muscle weakness. Working out is a question for the physician, with focal myositis extrenuous exercise makes it worse in general. ... (1 replies)
... Im a 20 year old male, and have recently been diagnosed with Polymyositis about 6 weeks ago. ... (1 replies)
... :angel: (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)
... My husband had to have a gastric tube put in to be able to get enough nutrition. Not only did his leg and arm muscles get very weak but his neck muscles weakend and he couldn't hold his head up very well and finally his throat muscles were so weak he choked on all his food and finally couldn't swallow without aspiration. ... (15 replies)
... I was diagnosed the end of August with dermatomyositis. I have been on 80 mg of Prednisone since and started 50 mg of Imuran 10 days ago. Since starting the Imuran I have had significant swelling of my extremities and increased muscle weakness. ... (0 replies)
... He hasn't tapered me down yet, but I start tapering down the end of the month. I have been sent to a neurologist to have EMG and nerve conduction tests on the 22nd. I am still waking up and feeling like I haven't slept and can't stand for any stretch of time. ... (5 replies)
... just walking around the yard with the dogs and kids. ... (2 replies)
Elevated CPK Level
Feb 22, 2013
... Well, I took 60mg of Prednisone for a couple months, then tapered down. ... (20 replies)
Elevated CPK Level
Feb 22, 2013
... Well, I took 60mg of Prednisone for a couple months, then tapered down. ... (20 replies)
Need support
Oct 15, 2012
... I was just diagnosed with dermatomyositis 10 days ago and would appreciate hearing from anyone with experience in this dreadful disease. I am so frightened of the muscle weakness that began recently. ... (0 replies)
Dermatomyositis
Feb 12, 2011
... A few years ago my mom was diagnosed with Dermatomyositis. She had all the symptoms... rash, severe muscle weakness in her limbs, esophagus and lungs. She was put on high level of prednisone and later given immunoglobulin treatments. ... (1 replies)


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