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Old 05-14-2006, 04:49 PM   #1
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Lightbulb polymyositis ?CURE?

my mom got PM in 1992. she had a introvienious cure called VIG. Ihope it helps you. she is now 55 years old and doing well for what she went through.

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Old 05-15-2006, 01:03 PM   #2
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Re: polymyositis ?CURE?

Thank you for the information--my mom had the VIG transfusion last june unfortunately it did not help her.

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Old 06-02-2006, 02:53 AM   #3
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Re: polymyositis ?CURE?

does your mother have any muscle damage from the disease. i have been dealing with this disease for over 5 years now and i have done everything the doctors told me to do. now i am at a point where i can't walk up a flight of stairs or walk for a short period of time, not to mention i still can't get out of a chair. if you don't mind me asking, what is the status of your mom's mobility.

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