I've been on Humira for about 8 months. For the past two months, I've been to the ER twice... once for pleurisy and another time for the worst headache ever. My joints are swollen and achy, I'm tired, my mouth is full of sores, my eye is inflamed, my head hurts, and it hurts to get out of bed. My Crohn's has been fine - it's everything else that's bothering me. I never had any of these symptoms with my flares... it's always been the usual abdominal pain and nausea/vomiting.
Now, my lungs are aching again, so I'm assuming the pleurisy is back. I'm waiting blood test results from a rheumatologist, and I'm going to see my GI on Friday.
I'm so confused. I don't know if I'm getting arthritis, lupus, or what. I'm also scared of this pleurisy issue. It hurts so bad.
Has anyone else had any of this happen while on Humira? I thought this was supposed to help people with joint problems! UGH!
Crohn's Diagnosed in 1996.
Currently on Humira - One syringe every other week.
Now in remission.
Have tried Prednisone, Pentasa, Flagyl, Cipro, and Imuran in the Past - they aren't effective now.
Hospitalized only once, but that was enough!