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... diagnosed with polymyositis and started high dose prednisone in January, with immediate relief. ... (5 replies)
... Im not sure if people read all threads as Ive already explained my situation on another. I thought in case you hadn't I would outline my experience with polymyositis as it might be useful for you to read. I was diagnosed in 2000 and at that time was fairly unwell and debilitated. ... (11 replies)
... creatinine is filtered by the kidneys and its levels in blood and urine indicate if the kidneys are working properly. ... (14 replies)

... e with medication, the better off you will be and you will be less likely to have 'flares'. It seems that you have had that good response. It took years for my CPK levels to drop. So, despite how scared you might be, you are doing good. Hang in there! ... (15 replies)
... nresponsive to other treatments. I understand the treatment is prednisone and either immuran or methatrexate. These are very powerful drugs. I now have normal CPK levels, hardly any pain whatsoever. This illness has its active and nonactive periods. ... (13 replies)
... Yes, I have severe pain, worse due to cold weather, and my CPK levels are normal. The pain was also in the same areas as you. I found out that it is common to get another or more auto immune disorders when we already have one. ... (23 replies)
... re to answer your question because I'm new here and I have been just diagnosed but I have decided to wait a bit before doing a biopsy so my diagnosis is not "set in stone". ... (2 replies)
Aug 12, 2012
... I am glad I found this forum. I was diagnosed with pm back in May of this year and I gave to say its been the hardest diagnosis I have ever had. I was in the hospital for8 days. Had a muscle biopsy to confirm the diagnosis. Along with an EMG. Currently I'm on 20 mg pf methotreate and 80 mg of predisone. ... (16 replies)
... story is basically, I was diagnosed with polymyositis after bloodwork and a muscle biopsy. ... (5 replies)
... so it is very rare to die from Polymyositis itself. However, the battery of medications that you sometimes have to take is another story. ... (11 replies)
... supplements IN ADDITION to the medications like prednisone. ... (11 replies)
... I was diagnosed in May with Polymyositis after my CPK came back at 40,000. ... (17 replies)
CPK in myositis
Feb 16, 2001
... Girdle runs in my family, but some doctors have said it was Polymyositis. I am being seen at MDA next week. I have alot of pain in different areas and weakness all over. Yet my CPK was normal. Very Curious, any thoughts? ... (1 replies)
Jul 7, 2006
... I was recently diagnosed with Polymyositis at age 36. I woke up one morning and felt as if I had been hit by a truck. Every muscle was killing me. ... (7 replies)
... years before. I took prednisone when I was first diagnosed but haven't taken it in over 2yrs. I'm diabetic and it does havoc on my sugar levels. ... (4 replies)
... Myositis can be part of autoimmune disorders such as lupus, mixed connective tissue disease, dermatomyositis, polymyositis and others. ... (3 replies)
Jul 29, 2010
... Just finished reading your post. I was diag in 1995 with polymyositis, I had an EMG, blood work and biopsy of muscles in arm and leg. I was in my 40's then. I ended up on prednisone for 12 years. I found it really hard to function otherwise. ... (4 replies)

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