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  1. michelle_dani

    Remicade caused Drug-Induced Lupus?

    Hello, I was wondering if anyone else has been on Remicade that caused Drug-Induced Lupus? I've had issues now for 3 months, barely can walk cause of swelling/pain in ankles and feet. All my toes are swollen and have been for months as well. Horrible joint pain basically everywhere and also...
  2. michelle_dani

    Switching from Remicade to Stelara

    So I was on Remicade for almost 5 years with honestly no issues at all until I went to study abroad in Ireland just a few months ago and took a biosimilar instead which a month later triggered drug-induced lupus. I'm still having major issues and getting worse, but my Gastro docs switched me to...
  3. michelle_dani

    Remicade worries

    Hi there! I've been on Remicade for 3 years now with no flares ever once during my time, but I'm becoming worried now as I just got sick a couple weeks ago to which I was getting closer to the end of my 8 weeks of Remicade interval and ever since then my body has been out of whack. I started to...
  4. michelle_dani

    Gastritis? Acid reflux? Who knows? Help!

    Hello, it's officially been over one year since my diagnose of Crohns Disease and almost a year of my intestinal surgery of removing 15 inches of my lower intestine from a stricture! And I'm only 18. I've been doing great on Remicade but ever since Feb I've been having upper pain issues that...
  5. michelle_dani

    Weird pain

    Hello I'm on remicade and have been ever since September of 2015 and was doing fine but now I'm having issues where I think aren't normal to where I can't stand or sit in certain positions for long because of this kinda burning sensation in my lower area of my stomach. I want to know if that's...
  6. michelle_dani

    Any similar symptoms?

    Hello I just had my second remicade infusion since I just got put on it and I've noticed that I'm feeling good the first day and then the day after but by the third day I start to have horrible pain and I get super bloated. I don't know if this is normal from Remicade. I only start to feel...
  7. michelle_dani

    Anyone else have the same problems? Need help

    Hello I just got diagnosed with Crohns in May of this year and my GI doctor did a colonoscopy and endoscopy which confirmed her suspicions and she gave me 40 mg of prednisone for 2 weeks and then taper off by then but then I had an MRI done and it showed I had a fistula and 2 abscesses (not fun)...