hi. all i have a ? sle/connective issue diagnopsis and been on plequnil and steroids for years. over past 6-9 months my steriods have been upped then lowered to try to manage fatigue ect. this is the worst period i have had in 10 years. when my steriods have been upped during this 6-9 months i have found i am getting alot of infections that make me feel really ill. the anti biotics also make me feel ill to-sick ect. i am due back at the rheumy in a couple of week s and feel my medication need s sorting as i am in a catch 22 situation. the clinincal nurse has mention low dose immuno suppressants . taking these woiuld mean i can lower steroid dose she thinks. can you please give me some advice regarding immuno suppressants and you personal experinces. although i am very symptamatic of sle my bloods have never been totally positive.
Content on HealthUnlocked does not replace the relationship between you and doctors or other healthcare professionals nor the advice you receive from them.