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Date Joined Sep 2007
Total Posts : 16
   Posted 9/16/2007 8:04 PM (GMT -6)   
My GI is considering putting me on humira.  I am worried about the effects from my immune system being suppressed.  How has it gone for people out there?  Do you get sick often?
Thanks! Eryn

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Date Joined Jun 2004
Total Posts : 1020
   Posted 9/16/2007 8:23 PM (GMT -6)   
I've been on Humira for about 6-7 months and I haven't had any issues. Course I came off Remicade (on for 2.5 years, also an immune supressant) and never got sick and I am also taking Imuran (also immune supressant).

I really haven't been sick anymore than normal.

(Humira has been great for me!)

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Date Joined Aug 2007
Total Posts : 350
   Posted 9/16/2007 8:24 PM (GMT -6)   
Ive been on it for two anh a half weeks and feel the best I have in a long while.
Symptoms Of Crohn's June of '06 (21 years old 285lbs). Colonoscopy in Jan '07 no sign of Crohn's.
Surgery for a Fistula in April '07, diagnosed suggestive Crohn's in May '07. August '07 small bowel follow
through, diagnosed with Crohn's (22 years old 160lbs). On HUMIRA, Prednisone

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