I am suffering from dermatomyositis and i have been put on steroids for the control of the inflamation. the fatigue and body pain has improved and the steroid is been withdrawn gradually. because of the disease there is dark patches on the knuckles and on the forearm back and shoulder. i am not able to wear sleeveless and i have to cover my hands in a glove. how to remove the dark scars?
Hi, I was operated for ovarian torsion 10 days back. My stitches have been removed but there is a visible scar on the underbelly. Also, the underbelly has tightened while the stomach above kind of hangs over it. I am quite figure conscious, how can i remedy this thing including scar removal.
I was rejected residence visa by the UAE ministry last month. The reason being my chest xray showed a scar that was formed due to TB. I had suffered from TB 12yrs back. Want to join my husband in UAE for which I need to get the scar removed anyhow. Kindly advise. Thankyou
hi there,i am a skin picker, and recently it has gotten worse, i am a woman and cannot wear skirts, shorts or t-shirts, what is the best way to get these scars to go away? my butt is soo covered in scars and now that i am grown i find it disgusting.... how do i get rid of the nasty scars i am covered in?
can you tell me how common myositis is, can it be treated effectively and most importantly, are the effects of myositis permanent; that is can skeletal muscle tissue damage be arrested for someone with a history of statin with e intervention of...
I suspect that I may have some form of myositis . what are the symptoms of myositis and how is it diagnosed? what tests need to be done before a diagnosis can be made? How common is this disease? I ask because I ve had high cpk numbers since the...
I am presently being observed for a skin rash and muscle aches. Suspect dermatomyositis. Have had blood work done. No inflammation. Skin biopsy suggests connective tissue disease. Antibodies slightly elevated. Neurologist tested muscle strength said fine. Ct scan shows nodule on lung. I have had thyroid cancer. Am awaiting results of muscle enzyme test and further blood work. Statin drug has been stopped since I have had muscle aches while taking them. Dr. Has had me on for 12 years. Could the. Vytorin be the cause of this. I am confused and frightened by the lack of a diagnosis so far.
I was diagnosed several years ago with Dermatomyositis. I have been studying about autoimmune diseases. I have learned that many autoimmune patients are lacking certain emzynes which allow the body to break down animal protein therefore stopping the body from absorbing B12 needed. How can I get B12 shots from doctors who have no idea what I am talking about?
My 18 year old son has dermatomyositis and just had his tonsils removed. One is extremely abnormal in size, texture and color. The doctor tested for malignancy and I am wondering what cross-over diseases cuold be tested for. i.e does lupus affect the tonsils this way?
My 17 years old daughter was diagnosed with dermatomyositis at age 14. After 2 1/2 years of treatment, she is currently on remission. She had gained a lot of weight from the medication. Is it safe for her to go on HCG diet to lose all the extra weight she gained?