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... Hello! I am 29...diagnosed with Polymyositis in August 2009. About 1 month ago, after a solid year of Prednisone, I was declared in Remission...after my appointment numbers are back up. ... (3 replies)
... I was diagnosed with Polymyositis over six years ago. Like you, I did not have a good response with the Prednisone. . . or Methotrexate. . . or Cellcept. ... (3 replies)
Dec 2, 2010
... Several months ago I experienced severe shoulder/upper arm/ upper back pain along with fatigue, fever and a cough for about 5 days. My sed rate was 52. At that time my doctor thought it might be a bacterial infection, so he prescribed an antibiotic and 40 mg of prednisone for 10 days. I immediately felt relief after a couple of days and was practically pain-free. My... (0 replies)

... my name is Jane, I am 38 years old and I have had polymyositis for nearly 4 years. In the first year I experienced 3 major flares and at its highest my CK levels were 11,000. ... (11 replies)
... my head. It is so heavy, I feel as though I will pass out. I went back to my rheumy and she "tested" my neck strength and she said it is fine. The tests for polymyositis came back negative as well. My neck feels so soft to me. So do my legs. I'm a 43 year old woman who used to work out 4 days a week, pretty intensely. ... (5 replies)
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Aug 20, 2008
... Hi, how did your testing end up? I was diagnosed 6 months ago with polymyositis. I had been suffering fatigue, aching legs and arms and throat cramps for over a year. I had been to a doctor at the time and was diagnosed with depression which of course was not the real problem. Eventually through some routine blood tests a year later i was sent to a neurologist who performed... (7 replies)
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May 11, 2008
... nauseau, muscle fatigue etc. Anyone with similar issues? ... (7 replies)
... Hi Lisa. I may not be the best qualified person here 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". For me the first symptoms I felt was muscle pain. It started in my calves one day, then my lower back the next, then my abs and finally my thighs and... (2 replies)
Oct 22, 2012
... Hi Ldymom, I hope that your CPK level was closer to normal and that you are feeling better. I was just diagnosed today with PM and a tentative diagnosis of RA, in addition to Raynauds. They are starting me on 60mg of Prednisone for 4 weeks then tapering down. I hope to find others that are suffering with this to chat with because it has been a long, hard, road to... (16 replies)
Jul 13, 2012
... Sharimagia, I have read through all your posts and am very interested to hear how you're doing now. Are you still on antibiotic treatment? My dad was diagnosed with PM about 5 years ago. He is 86 years old. The year before he was diagnosed, he was on a bowling team, golfed regularly, and was very, very active. Now he's in a wheelchair, and his dream is to be able to... (16 replies)
Sep 23, 2011
... Today I go to the doctor hope everything will check out, hoping my CPK will be normal. (16 replies)
Aug 24, 2011
... Hey just wanted to commend the fact that you have been battling this condition is amazing!! I've had this condition for three years and battle with my emotions constantly. I have more good days these days but i still have days when i am sore and fatigue. I've yet to hear i am remission. I am doing the antibiotic treatment hoping this is the answer to combat this disease. (16 replies)
... I have 2 healthy daughters. I did have lots of fatigue and pain while pregnant but I'm not sure if it was associated with the PM or just the pregnancy. ... (3 replies)
... I have good mornings but by Noon I am done for the day. It's like I hit a brick wall and the fatigue is overwhelming. That's from the scleroderma. ... (20 replies)
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Jan 3, 2009
... I agree with you the fatigue is the pitts, and something others don't understand. It must be really frustrating not knowing exactly what you are dealing with. ... (7 replies)
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Jan 2, 2009
... the poly. I tried steriods but had a bad reaction. I am on a long acting pain medication and cymbalta but the muscle weakness is very hard to handle. But the fatigue is the worst. What are the definite tests for this? ... (7 replies)
... Hi Pumpkinsmommy. Have you had any more news yet ? I just read your post and I do recognize a lot of things. I have dermatomyositis but this was only confirmed after a muscle and a skin biopsy. My blood tests didn't all come out obvious, tho my CK levels were elevated at first, there was a few other stuff that came out abnormal, which, before the biopsies, lead to believe I... (5 replies)
... After a routine visit to my doctor with complaints of fatigue and minor joint pain, esp in the fingers, he tested me for RA and thyroid porblems. ... (12 replies)
... Myositis can be part of autoimmune disorders such as lupus, mixed connective tissue disease, dermatomyositis, polymyositis and others. ... (3 replies)
Jul 7, 2010
... Over the next day or two i started to feel the same muscle fatigue that was in my legs, in my index finger. I figued out it was from using the mouse on the computer. ... (4 replies)

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