Humira - Purple splotch at injection site?

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Sir WipesALot
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   Posted 2/26/2010 3:31 PM (GMT -6)   
Just started Humira. Two of my four shot sites have turned into purple splotches. Like bruises only weirder. Anyone else ever get these?
Humira, Prilosec, probiotics......

DX May 2004
34 YO M


ivy6
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   Posted 2/26/2010 4:25 PM (GMT -6)   
That happens to a lot of people.

You might like to ask your doctor / nurse if you can take an antihistamine 30 minutes before you inject. That might help.
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Sir WipesALot
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Date Joined Nov 2009
Total Posts : 42
   Posted 2/26/2010 8:12 PM (GMT -6)   
Thank you, ivy6!
Humira, Prilosec, probiotics......

DX May 2004
34 YO M


ivy6
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   Posted 2/26/2010 8:50 PM (GMT -6)   
:-) No worries.

Please do let us know if you still have trouble after trying the antih's, and we may be able to come up with some more ideas to help.
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