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Dose 2 of Stelara

gawxfreak
  • By gawxfreak · New reply 8:41 am
  • Journal · 2 replies
  • Well, I wish I could say that I saw improvement after my first dose of Stelara, but I am afraid that the further I got away from the Soriatane, the worse and worse my p got. Plaques, fissures, itchy ...

Livedoid Vasculopathy treatments

Shaggy57
  • By Shaggy57 · New reply 12:22 am
  • Discussion in Living with a skin condition · 56 replies
  • I have been living with LV for almost 6 years. It used to break out in the spring and heal up in the fall, giving me a break during the winter. Now it just moves from one spot on my feet to the next ...

Seeking More Natural Therapies

Hannah7287
  • By Hannah7287 · New reply April 19, 2014
  • Journal · 14 replies
  • As I fill up my daily medicine container for the week I am sickened by the number of pills I take. 17, plus 3 others on an "as needed" basis, then vitamins to top it all off. And the number of prescriptions ...

"A wake-up call from a young e-patient: 'I need to be heard'”

John2
  • By John2 · Posted April 15, 2014
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • From: John Novack, Communications Director, Inspire 4/15/14 Dear members, I am writing to share with you a new guest column in "Scope," the Stanford University School of Medicine's medical blog: "A wake-up ...

Not Feeling Well after 3rd Enbrel Injection

NikkiSass
  • By NikkiSass · New reply April 11, 2014
  • Journal · 11 replies
  • Last night I took my 3rd Enbrel injection for Psoriatic Arthritis. I just transitioned from Humira to Enbrel. I have been in contact with my Rhum. who says just give Enbrel time. I take my injection on ...

itchy skin, little red dots with what looks like cuts in the centre!!?

sarah1221
  • By sarah1221 · New reply April 2, 2014
  • Discussion in Other conditions · 2 replies
  • Started off with two little dots on either side of my forarms on the exact same place but I've noticed the one on the left had disappeared but still left the little cut atm. They get very itchy and as ...

I have a Strange Family..

Flare999
  • By Flare999 · New reply March 25, 2014
  • Journal · 10 replies
  • Does anybody else have unsupportive and downright nasty family members? This is what my SIL texted me this morning when I asked her for petrol money to take her shopping: 'Why the f do I have to pay ur ...

The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with Don Dizon, MD

John2
  • By John2 · New reply March 19, 2014
  • Journal · 12 replies
  • The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with Don Dizon, MD Dear members, We at Inspire are pleased to bring you the latest in a series of Q&A interviews with people who are making contributions to helping patients ...

Our second annual report with Stanford Medical School

Brian
  • By Brian · Posted March 19, 2014
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • We just finished a brand new special report, “Experts by experience 2014: A compilation of patients’ stories”, in partnership with the Stanford University School of Medicine. It is a 31-page collection ...

Hitting a milestone -- 5,000 photos posted already

John2
  • By John2 · Posted March 18, 2014
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • From: John Novack, communications director, Inspire 3/18/14 Dear members, I'm writing to let you know that in a little more than a month, members here have posted more than 5,000 photos. Congratulations ...

I don't know what to do or how to go about it

keshia89
  • By keshia89 · New reply March 15, 2014
  • Journal · 10 replies
  • If any thing really makes me mad is that I can't get any help from any were. Bc I live with my mom and dad (aka my gma and gpa) (that's a long story) and they some how are not below the Federal Poverty ...

Sources sought for article about co-insurance to pay for specialty drugs

John2
  • By John2 · Posted March 13, 2014
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • From: John Novack, Communications Director, Inspire 3/13/14 Dear members A healthcare journalist with the Associated Press (AP) is seeking more people to interview for an article she is researching on ...

alcohol intolerance

forebenz
  • By forebenz · New reply March 6, 2014
  • Discussion in Rashes · 1 reply
  • Just wondering if anyone has experience w/ alcohol intolerance issues? My son who's in college gets red rings, raccoon eyes immediately upon drinking any kind of alcohol. He's also always had issues w ...

It was a Dream, a Wonderful Dream...or Was it?

kittee
  • By kittee · New reply March 2, 2014
  • Journal · 41 replies
  • I was saddened to hear of Sylvia Browne's death. She put her life into her beliefs, and tried to help people. i do admire her for that. i bought 2 of her books about 6 months after my husband had passed ...

The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with Kathy Nieder, MD

John2
  • By John2 · New reply February 23, 2014
  • Journal · 36 replies
  • The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with Kathy Nieder, MD By John Novack, Communications Director, Inspire Dear members, We at Inspire are pleased to bring you the latest in a series of interviews with people ...

I am Restless - 4,800+ viewers and counting

WyoJane
  • By WyoJane · New reply February 21, 2014
  • Journal · 1 reply
  • Well I got my full stats counting email, twitter, Facebook, and fellow blogger viewers - grand total over 4,800. Really this blog is to lift up others spirits while also lifting mine. I am playing that ...

Cold Dry Bones

WyoJane
  • By WyoJane · New reply February 20, 2014
  • Journal · 5 replies
  • Got a surprise last night after posting a blog post for first time since November. I have over 2,000 email subscribers. Anyways if you wish to check it out it is here. Please know I am very Catholic in ...

Why is Laser Hair Removal So Expensive?

stella001
  • By stella001 · Posted February 18, 2014
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • Laser Laser Hair Removal is expensive compared to other hair removal methods. This simple reason for this is due to the high acquisition cost of machines, maintenance and the materials used during these ...

Livedoid Vasculopathy

LV_needs_a_cure
  • By LV_needs_a_cure · New reply February 18, 2014
  • Discussion in Living with a skin condition · 16 replies
  • Hello Everyone I've been living with a skin condition called Livedoid Vasculopathy for 6 years now and it's sickening. Doctors don't know what to do and its unclear of where it comes from and no cure ...

Introducing Photos for Inspire

Walter
  • By Walter · New reply February 13, 2014
  • Journal · 180 replies
  • Hello everyone, Today at Inspire we’re excited to announce the launch of a new feature, and it’s one that many of you have requested -- the ability to upload photos to Inspire. You can now add photos ...

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