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A 46-year-old female asked:

How quickly is your immune system suppressed after your first injection of humira for axial spondylitis?

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Dr. Christine Hom
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Humira controls just one molecule of inflammation in controlling arthritis, or psoriasis, or uveitis. Effects are often noticeable within the first few days. This does partially suppress your immune system and should be taken into consideration if you have another infection.
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Last updated May 13, 2021


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