Positive Mantoux and Remicade

New Topic Post Reply Printable Version
[ << Previous Thread | Next Thread >> ]

Skylardaisy
Regular Member


Date Joined Jul 2008
Total Posts : 36
   Posted 7/19/2008 5:46 PM (GMT -7)   
Hi.
I am new to this forum.
My GI is considering putting me on Remicade. I had various tests done the other day, including a Mantoux.
Well, it turned out to be positive, which means my body is harbouring latent TB bacteria. I will have to undergo a nine month drug course to get rid of it. This also definitely confirms that my immune system is weakened. My question is, will I still be able to start Remicade ? Has this happened to anyone else ?
Thanks.

smile1967
Regular Member


Date Joined Jan 2008
Total Posts : 174
   Posted 7/19/2008 10:38 PM (GMT -7)   
Hi Skylar, just wanted to welcome you to HW. I am sorry I don't have any suggestions or advise for you regarding your post. Just wanted to say hi and good luck.

Shelley
  • 41 yr old farmwife!! and mom of boys 11 and 9
  • resection surgery Feb. 2008
  • Pentasa, Entocort (when needed), citalopram,probiotic
 


bentwistle
Regular Member


Date Joined Jul 2006
Total Posts : 330
   Posted 7/20/2008 5:34 AM (GMT -7)   
I don't kn ow the answer to that but I'm sure someone will be along soon who does, but I just wanted to say welcome!
Keep us posted,

Bev

SydneyJo
Veteran Member


Date Joined Mar 2006
Total Posts : 1354
   Posted 7/20/2008 7:02 PM (GMT -7)   
I dont know the answer either, but wanted to welcome you to HW and I hope someone comes along soon to help. Jo
New Topic Post Reply Printable Version
Forum Information
Currently it is Wednesday, December 07, 2016 7:07 PM (GMT -7)
There are a total of 2,734,404 posts in 301,211 threads.
View Active Threads


Who's Online
This forum has 151329 registered members. Please welcome our newest member, OleMiss1990.
365 Guest(s), 13 Registered Member(s) are currently online.  Details
whatdoigotDOC!, OleMiss1990, TOOTY, Rikky1, Bohemond, Paul's Brother, Charmed3, LG13, Huddie, ChickNorris, Suffering34, Hallahan, Tall Allen


Follow HealingWell.com on Facebook  Follow HealingWell.com on Twitter  Follow HealingWell.com on Pinterest
Advertisement
Advertisement

©1996-2016 HealingWell.com LLC  All rights reserved.

Advertise | Privacy Policy & Disclaimer