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Recent content by ElleT

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    Humira and methotrexate

    My husband is very much against throwing meds at her fragile system, the concern is that the meds will create more issues than they solve. She is eating food, crushing calories at 2000/day. When she is short she has the kate farms shakes. We are very focused on good food, quality anti...
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    Humira and methotrexate

    My daughter has been on Humira for about 14 weeks now. At 11 weeks she went to weekly doses. She is just the same, hasn't improved. She lost some weight, we got it back on her, the Dr suggested adding methotrexate injections. We were leaving on vacation and only got the pill form because we...
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    On to weekly shots

    My daughter is taking Humira, she has been increased to weekly injections. While she doesnt have much discomfort, she is very lethargic and seems sad like a wilted flower. She is pounding the calories, and we have stopped the weight loss and are beginning to gain. She is 12. We are currently...
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    5'3.5" and only 70lbs

    thank you so much! i was thinking that she could be hospitalized with a tube, had no idea that she could be with us. The last place i want her especially NOW or- ever, is in a hospital. i have had tears in my eyes and periodically sobbing (hiding in the closets packing-we move in two weeks)...
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    5'3.5" and only 70lbs

    she takes 40mg of Humira every 14 days after her starter dose of 80. she has had only supplements from the homeopathic Dr and then straight onto Humira after 10 weeks and no improvement in her levels. She has NO interest in doing a liquid diet- that was a worse idea for her than the shots. It...
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    5'3.5" and only 70lbs

    my daughter was diagnosed with Crohn's in July of '21. her last well child check was in June of '19 she was 4'10" and 74lbs. 2.5 years later she is +5" taller and only at 70lbs. two nights ago she pooped in her sleep, woke me at 5am in tears. she has been on Humira for 11 weeks now. we tried...
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