So, we already knew we are at greater statistical risk for all types of infections. And interestingly enough, I had one little long-standing spot of eczema on my arm that cleared up when I started the biological.
Something to be aware of and watch for, for sure, but probably not a cause for panic and refusing treatment. I guess it depends how sick your IBD is making you.
Moderate to severe left-sided UC (21 cm) diagnosed 2001.
Asacol, Rowasa, Pentasa, Prednisone, Entocort, Azathioprine
Avascular necrosis in both shoulders is my "forever" gift from steroid therapy.
Colazal, Remicade, Nature's Way Primadophilus Reuteri. In remission since April, 2006.
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