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Will I Gained Sick From Flu Shot While On Methotrexate
Yes: Keep close contact with your prescribing physician and ask all your questions. Since you must be seen every month while taking this, you should have ample opportunity to review every single detail. ...Read more
Also known as influenza vaccines, flu shots are given out once a year to protect against the flu. The flu shot stimulates the immune system to build antibodies to three or four strains of flu viruses in the hopes that it will offer protection from the current strains present in the community. Each year the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) monitors the strains of Influenza globally and incorporates the appropriate antigens in the new vaccine. For best protection the vaccine ...Read more
On enbrel (etanercept) on my 3rd shot after the 1st shot felt great now feel like i did before going on enbrel (etanercept). Will i start to improve soon? Tired of feeln sore
How can I boost my immune system? I keep on getting sick because i work around sick patients every day, for the past two years. Taking too much abx.
Hard to boost immune: System..If you work around sick people (as anyone in health care field does ) the best protection is to wash your hands frequently (but moisturize afterwards)&don't touch your eyes or nose. I know of no specific way to boost an otherwise healthy immune system.Other than eating healthfully , exercising , &getting 7-8 hrs. Sleep..Which can be hard to do in our busy world-but are so important .. ...Read more
I received 5 vaccinations yesterday and now I feel terrible. How long would the side effects last. I got the polio meningococo chicken pox etc.....?
I went in december 7th, 2011 for my Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot; and i've been feeling very sick. I don't know if this is being caused by the Depo-Provera shot. Help!?
Doubt the Depo cause: Usually depo-provera doesn't cause nausea, but if it did, i would expect it would have occured sooner after the shot was given, because that is when the hormone level is highest in your body. Its levelgradually tapers downward over the 3 months it is active. However pregnancy can occur despite depo-provera (nothing is foolproof), so check a pregnancy test. Consider GI problems also. ...Read more
Can the flu linger for a month ? I had the flu shot and have been sick on and off every since I got it . Joints have hurt since I got the shot as well
? A coincidence: It is really surprising how many people report flu-like symptoms after receiving influenza vaccine. While there may be mild, temporary symptoms, including joint pain, associated with developing your immune response to the flu, we don't believe individuals actually get the flu after a flu shot.Symptoms which have lasted a month should be attributed to a coincidental different viral illness. See doc ...Read more
I had a skin rash from plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine). I was put on a 21 day taper of prednisone. How long before the prednisone increases my odds of catching viruses?
Unlikely: It will take a very high dose and a much longer course of steroid to impact your immune system. ...Read more
I have ra.Will start on taking humira (adalimumab) plus methotrexate can I protect myself from having lymphoma amd liver inflamation?
RA: There is a higher risk to have the lymphoma in the patient with RA, comparing to the general population. The risk is higher when the patient is receiving the biological agents. Your doctor will follow your blood tests for the monitoring the liver function, the blood cells count. Alcohol should be avoided during the Methotrexate treatment. Hepatitis B, C, A tests will be done too. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I been on the Depo-Provera shot for 6 months i recieved two shots and my shot is due now how long will it be before i can get pregnant?
Hard to say. : You may be able to get pregnant as early as about 4 months after your last shot. But 6-12 months can be typical. ...Read more
I have been on the Depo-Provera shot for going on two years and i recently been takin amoxicillin does that affect my shot ?
I started with shingles, on antiviral 10 days. 3x's i've been sick with head cold, flu, diarrhea while trying to get better from shingles. Help!
Get lots of rest: You are looking at this problem from the wrong point of view. The shingles is the consequence, not the cause of your problem. It is a recurrence of a dormant or sleeping chicken pox virus from way back when that gets activated when your immune system declines - too much stress, too little rest, or busy fighting another infection. You need to allow your body to recover in order to get rid of all. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Im on the Depo-Provera shot it's been 5 weeks since first shot. I have noticeable hair loss. What can I do to help this? Will biotin prevent this while on it?
Usually temporary: in general things that effect the hair follicle are about 2 months BEFORE you notice it, since it usually takes that long until the hair shaft reaches the surface. Any hormone change ( or any other stress, like anesthesia)can cause a temporary hair rhythm change, but after about another 8 weeks you will notice it is all coming back... keep up good nutrition, stable healthy diet rich in protein. ...Read more
Does being on famciclovir prevent one from catching colds or viruses? I am on 250mg 2x day and will be for a very long time. I am on enbrel (etanercept).
I've been on the Depo-Provera shot for 9 months. After exercise i bleed vaginally. How do I prevent/stop this?
I have strep throat, i received a shot of penicillin for it. By Dec 31 it will have been 2 full days since injection. Can i drink on New Years Eve?
Years ago, drank water from a natural sprig. Then got very sick with stomach bug, diarrhea weigh loss. Given cipro (ciprofloxacin). Got better. Any long term effects?
Methotrexate was originally used in the early 1950's as a treatment for cancer but was also found to be effective in many other diseases including rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis. It has anti inflammatory and immunosuppressive properties which make it an excellent first line therapy for RA ...Read more
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