I am flying home from DC tomorrow. I've only had one infusion. Should I wear a mask? Has anyone asked a doc? Our staff doc (an expert on pandemics) advised office travelers that evidence that masks help is "scarce" and that it's unlikely you will come into contact with someone infected (so far). But that's advice for normal people...
Maybe if I see others in the airport with them, and they sell them there, I will. I get my second infusion Thursday, I'll be asking questions about
My sisters and I were extremely healthy kids, never missed a day of school. My mother was school nurse, we probably built good immunities.
49 year old female attorney, diagnosed UC/pancolitis 1985, no surgery but much suffering. Asacol/5ASA 6x400 mg maintenance for 20+ years; use prednisone & Rowasa for flares.
August 2008 sought care of naturopathic doctor. Food sensitivity test showed wheat/gluten, other intolerances; eliminated wheat/gluten from my diet. Probiotics (Ultimate Flora, 50 billion).
Bad flare in March, seasonal? Back on prednisone 40mg, down to 10mg so far so good... Humira denied, started Remicade 4/12 and doing great~