remicade "bumps"

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   Posted 9/3/2007 8:52 PM (GMT -6)   
i think i am coming up on my 5th remicade infusion. it really has been helping, but i have noticed what i call my "remicade bumps" basically they are little bumps on my body that occur for a coupleof weeks after treatment. They are not itchy or rash like, more just like little tiny bumps mopstly on my arms...anyone experience anything like this?
Age - 24
Diagnosed w/UC at age 18
Current Meds - Asacol (12 pills daily)
-Canasa suppository (1000mg at bedtime)
-Lexapro (10mg)
-Prednisone (40mg when flaring)
-Multivitamin, Aloe Vera Gel

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Date Joined Mar 2007
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   Posted 9/4/2007 9:11 AM (GMT -6)   
My son developed these after his second infusion.  They are just little bumps. His were mostly on his upper back and chest. He said they didn't itch or bother him. They were just weird. They have since gone away, but we'll see if they come back after his next infusion.

Mother of 17 year old son
Asacol 4 pills 2 x per day
Rowasa (as needed)

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Date Joined Jun 2007
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   Posted 9/4/2007 12:37 PM (GMT -6)   
I will have to take notice next time I get my infusion. I have noticed weird bumps on my legs but didn't think anything of it.

UC diagnosed in 1985...22 years.
4th Remicade infusion due on Sept 25th

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