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... I emphathize with your husband and you. ... (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)
Oct 14, 2010
... Hello I am 26 years old and I have DM. I have rashes on elbows, knees, arms, and one knuckle. ... (0 replies)

... Yes, one of the my symptoms is difficulty swallowing and I also can not hold my head up when I get up. I have to turn to my side and push myself up. I was told by a specialist at UW that if not treated, I will be in a wheelchair and probably be in tube feeding. ... (15 replies)
... Hello everyone!! My muscle biopsy has just come back and the suspected Polymyotosis was confirmed on Thursday. ... (1 replies)
... everyone, thank you for your responses. It has been a world wind. The skin biospy confirmed the DM diagnosis. I was ived with 500 mg of steriods for three days and now am trying 60 mg prednisone. I started the Imuran too. I also am nexium alot to help with swallowing and lunesta for sleep. ... (16 replies)
Is there hope?
Jan 29, 2007
... is but I was diagnosed with dermatomyositis in Nov. of 2001. I have not been able to get this disease under control. At the time I am having an aggressive attack and like some of you am battling the weight loss and difficulty swallowing. I am on methotrexate and prednisone. ... (1 replies)
... I am new here. I was just finally diagnosed with dermatomyositis. Last year I got very sick with a severe cold and 2 months later overnight lost my ability to swallow and than a couple weeks later lost my voice. ... (16 replies)
... t even fold the laundry. I cannot do anything except sit down and lie down,very very tired. I started getting the symptoms in January 04 and I was going downhill every day. I was so scared. ... (11 replies)
Mar 18, 2007
... Sorry to hear you are having to go through this. I was diagnosed in August 2006 with a very rapid onset of horrible rash and muscle weakness which eventually included difficulty swallowing. Fortunately, I haven't experienced much trouble breathing. ... (5 replies)
... they couldn't tell if I had plain old Polymyositis, Inclusion Body Myositis or what. My neurologist explained that Prednisone can wreak havoc with the biopsy results. I don't know what to tell you about why it took so long for your results. ... (15 replies)
... It was NOT until I started taking "Cytoxan" that my symptoms began to subside. I was nearly bedridden for over two years as I was so weak from the Polymyositis and could do NOTHING on my own. Swallowing, getting off the toilet, bathing and even sometimes eating were all but impossible. ... (3 replies)
... I was diagnosed with Polymyositis March of 2004 but I noticed the symptoms on January of same year. I had a hard time lifting my arms and difficulty walking. I was in ER with 21,000 CPK. ... (3 replies)
... mg prednisone but now inject the methotrexate. It's not altogether new because I took it along with cytoxen 30 years ago during chemotherapy for breast cancer. ... (13 replies)
... After almost a year of many many tests, I have finally been diagnosed with lupus. However, I'm not totally convinced that its just lupus. I am now on prednisone and Plaquenil. My legs feel a lot better, that's the only change I see. I never had the joint pain that is commonly associated with lupus. ... (5 replies)
... I was Diagnose with dermatomyositis in july 08 my weakness, Fatigue became very severe to the point where could not lift arms, legs and eventually could not hold my head up and finally my troat very weak i can not eat or swallow with out help, rach in all my body and face and fingers I use methotrexate, Prednisone and (IV) Rituximab this last medice really help me with my... (14 replies)
... I was down to 10 mg of the Prednisone and only three weeks into the Methotrexate when I started having symptoms again. ... (15 replies)
... an appointment on the 24th with my Rheumotologist, hopefully I will get more answers then. I believe the Methotrexate is finally working, I'm down to 10mg of the Prednisone with no symptoms at all. Finally! The swallowing is still a bit noticeable as well as the voice thing... ... (15 replies)
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... osed with dermatomyositis this July. She is now on a feeding tube as her throat has been affected. I am interested in knowing if anyone has had dermatomyositis and been on a feeding tube and how long it took for the swallowing issues to resolve. She is very hopeless and feels she will never get well again. ... (14 replies)

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