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... 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. ... (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)
... I have the classic dermatomyositis rash. Had it for about 4 months now. All my bloodwork has come back normal. Have no muscle aches or pains at all. ... (9 replies)

... I saw my daughter's doc the other day and she said that she rung her specialist and had a talk to him, he told her he does not think it is Derma........ but thinks that she does have a muscle prob, but does not know what. ... (15 replies)
... it important to take it easy even when you feel fine. Be lazy its encourage your Dr. will tell you that. However in the beginning it sucks you see every type of specialist imaginable plus the bloodwork and test and medications. ... (9 replies)
... this disease.She still goes in once a year for bloodwork and a checkup.She has however been comlaining of arthritis like symptoms lately and she goes back to the specialist in November. ... (15 replies)
... I should also add, the doctors didn't envisage me coming off the medication as quickly as I did. When my dermatomyositis was at its peak i had specialists from round the country coming to examine me, to see the typical signs of the condition, because it is fairly rare. ... (4 replies)
... gs, my arms hurt again and I am getting this new symptom, a dry throat and hoarseness. Looks like it's back, with a vengeance. It's another week before I see my specialist again, but I spoke to her on the phone and she wants to put me on Methotraxate to replace the Imuran. ... (9 replies)
... Hi Keith, Your explaations on IVIG were very helpful to me as I start the treatment 12-7-09 for five days straight. Is the treatment really 5 hours long and is it easy to stop the treament for bathroom breaks etc? I was DX'd with PM 12 years ago and have all or most of known treatment you mentioned, Methotrxide and Pregnisone put me in the hospital for a week with Infections.... (20 replies)
... I use IVIG for my dermatomyositis (DM). I've been getting it off and on for 2 years now. We've also been trying other drugs on me, and the breaks in the IVIG are to see if the other drugs are working. When I go back on IVIG after a break, my CK will (usually) drop by half each time, and then level off around 1,000. (I have not made it into remission once in the 3 years... (20 replies)
Just diagnosed
Oct 6, 2007
... was diagnosed with dermatomyositis about a year ago. ... (10 replies)




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