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... I have a Daughter who became very ill in April last year, she was rushed to the Hosiptal with a CK of 16,000 and a rash and unlarged liver and in alot of pain in the legs and back. They told us it was the above. She has been pushed from pillow the post ever since. ... (15 replies)
... I think I am on to something. I started having crazy symptoms over 2 weeks ago. ... (2 replies)
... Hi, I had dermatomyositis at age 18 which isn't considered the adult form which occurs in 40 to 50 year olds more often. Actually I had no idea what I had was dermatomyositis until today I heard on the radio about a singer who had it, and I was like "That is what I had. ... (15 replies)

... This is the first time I am posting here. I have been having muscle and joint pain for about 3 to 4 months. When I stop and think back to some of the symptons I have had, I wonder if this has not been developing for about a year now. ... (16 replies)
... I am trying to stay very positive about my DM Dx until I am able to see my rheumatologist to get the proper treatment started. I am on 60 mg of Prednisone and will work down to 20 over 12 days. ... (0 replies)
... malarial drugs that can reduce the rash, if you do not get enough of a reduction from the drugs you are taking for your general DM symptoms. I hear they don't produce the long term side effects that topical corticosteroid creams do. ... (7 replies)
... I'm new here, so I hope I'm not going in to too much detail. I am hoping someone with experience with my symptoms may be able to offer some insight. ... (3 replies)
... I can only tell you from my own experiences that I have not experienced any major side effects aside from a bit of nausea and headaches immediately after the treatment but usually lasts no more than a day. ... (15 replies)
... I was tested for Lyme last week and it came back unusual. The IgG and IgM for Lyme were negative and the Rocky Mt. Spotted fever was noraml, but the Western Blot for Lyme antibodies was .97. Negative would be . ... (2 replies)
... Yeah! I agree with ToniT...they do treat myositis with either IVIg or else steroids. The ironic thing with steroids as treatment for myositis is that steroids can cause myositis themselves and lead to muscle damage! They have to be used carefully. ... (12 replies)
... I had an upper chest rash which matched a photo I saw on a Myositis site therefore my dermatologist has refined my diagnosis to dermamyositis. That's the extent of the skin involvement unless seborrheic dermatitis is considered a symptom? ... (12 replies)
... Your situation sounds very similar to the happenings that involved me. Very similar actions occurred with me, and my reactions were very similar. ... (3 replies)
... Hi Elsie. I do understand to a point, my problem is MS related and I have been very ill and feel terriblely alone, but more to the point for you is I have a child who has been ill with Dermatomyositis for 18 months, you may have read my previous threads. She is such a brave kid. ... (16 replies)
... I was diagnosed with Dermatomyositis back in '96. Never thought I would be able to pronounce it much less spell it. It took 4 different doctors to finally figure out what I had the last one was a Dermatologist. ... (2 replies)
... I've been dealing with a rheumatologist, pulmonologist, dermatologist, and a neurologist. ... (7 replies)
... They have never checked my Ck levels. They thought i had Lupus due to the high ANA's Most of the blood work came back negative for LUpus i did not have enough clinical signs of Lupus to DX me with it. She did say that i could develop it in the future. And that was it. ... (9 replies)
... I was diagnosied in July of 2004. I'd been suffering "mildly" for over a year before this, and starting in March things started getting worse, and finally in the end of July a doctor took one look at me and knew something was wrong. ... (5 replies)
... I myself was diagnosed in Feb 2009 with DM. My symptoms were basically the rash on the hands, and around my eyes. Luckily I was running a lot the last quarter of 2008, so I didn't have muscle weakness in my body which is one of the symptoms as well. ... (18 replies)

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