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... I am a 67 year old man who had a bad case of polymyositis 10 months ago. ... (1 replies)
... years ago. I began having pain in my left arm recently, but the only part that was affected during my polymyositis flare up was my entire right side. It may sound strange, but my pain is only bad when I have long term exposure to the sun. ... (23 replies)
... Well..I understand the pain from polymyositis and have been living with it since 1998 and have tried everything... ... (14 replies)

... Elaine, as a long veteran with this disease i was hoping you could give me some advise. I also was diagnosis with polymyositis three years ago. I am very depress because my condition has not improve. My CPK numbers are still very high and i am weaker than when i first diagnose. ... (14 replies)
... I, like you in the past, everytime they lowered the steroids the Poly would raise its ugly head and up we would go back up on the Medrol. I have also been on Imuran and methotrexate. Both of wich I stopped because they damaged my liver. My GI doctor said do not take that poison. ... (14 replies)
... I was wondering what are CPK numbers? My numbers right now are 4,000 but when diagnose with the condition it hit 12,000. (14 replies)
... Hi, my name is Elaine. I was diagnosed with Polymyositis in 1984. I am 65 years of age and recently retired. I have been on steroids since 1984. ... (14 replies)
... I only took 10 mg of Methotrexate and I feel so weak in 3 days that my voice fades away when I talked. My Physician removed it from my treatment and replaced it with Imuran 150mg. In addition I was also taking Prednisone but 40 mg made my muscles weaker and brought my blood sugar up. My doctor reduced it to 20. It took 1 1/2 years to wean me off 20mg of Prednisone. I am down... (15 replies)
Polymyositis?
Dec 2, 2010
... thought I might have polymyositis. Because I was taking the prednisone when I visited the rheumatologist, no symptoms were presenting. She said if I had another flare up I would need a muscle biopsy. ... (0 replies)
... I am a 36 yo female that was just diagnosed with Polymyositis last month. My doctor sent me to the hospital with a CPK level of 39,000. I spent a week in there on IV Fluids and high doses of Prednisone. ... (15 replies)
... I have had Polymyositis for a year and a half , when after Prednisone and Methotrexate therapy it appeared to be in remission . I still was on Methotrexate and taken off Prednisone. ... (2 replies)
... answers soon, the wait is at least as tough to bear as being sick itself. I just got my new blood test results back now and once again, my white blood cells are up and double of what they should be, while a month ago they were normal but I've had this before so I tend to worry less by now. ... (5 replies)
? polymyositis
Jan 2, 2009
... I'm embarrassed to say that I am still not up on the proper language after 10 years. I usually try to ignore it until I have a flare up and then I start investigating again for any new info. Best wishes to you. ... (7 replies)
... Sometimes medication side effects can cause these symptoms but nothing shows up on tests. ... (1 replies)
... as far as the flare that you are having....had they taken you off of all medications? ... (3 replies)
... so....my story is basically, I was diagnosed with polymyositis after bloodwork and a muscle biopsy. ... (5 replies)
... Then they took me off methotrexate and put me on immuran My cpk levels came back down to normal but every time they try to take me off the prednisone it would flare back up. ... (15 replies)
... I was diagnosed in May with Polymyositis after my CPK came back at 40,000. ... (17 replies)


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