Autoimmune Diseases Discussions

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  1. link Seeare
    Autoimmune Hepatitis
    I was given the fantastic news that my body doesn't like itself anymore. I don't know when it had a falling out, but all I can say is the course of action to remedy this disease is CRAZY. Taking meds that have more side effects and the restrictions o - 69% more...
    Seeare- over a year ago - 4 Replies - in Autoimmune Diseases
  2. link Mahot222
    Hi Recently diagnosed w/AIH and am experiencing many of the wonderful (ha ha) side effects. One problem for me is trying which symptoms are serious and which ones will go away (maybe) I don't want to be whining to my gastro guy about every ache and p - 48% more...
    Mahot222- over a year ago
  3. link Mctder
    I also have AIH and MCTD(mixed connective tissue disease). I was diagnosed about 3yrs ago. Went the Prednisone route until complications got worse. Put on Imuran which made my liver functions much worse. I have been on Cellcept about 2 1/2 yrs now an - 80% more...
    Mctder- over a year ago
  4. link Ecarolc
    I too have recently been diagnosed with AIH. My dr has put me on prednisone and imuran. The imuran caused pancreatitis so I've been taken off of it. I still have a lot to learn, but I'll be glad to share with you. Carol
    Ecarolc- over a year ago
  5. link Gettingbetter
    pemphigus vulgaris
    Has anyone experience with the autoimmune blistering disease of pemphigus? Course of treatment? Longevity? Encouragement?
    Gettingbetter- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Autoimmune Diseases
  6. link Astrosue
    A friend of mine has developed this and is taking methotrexate. Seems to be taking care of the problem but it took a long time to sort it out and quite a bit of cortisone to quell the itching.
    Astrosue- over a year ago
  7. link Ruthie52
    My mother has pemphigus and last year took an experimental treatment called rituxin and it almost killed her. She has had the horrible disease for alomost 7 years now. After all this horrible stuff that happened to her she is alomst sore free but she - 29% more...
    Ruthie52- over a year ago