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Comment from: southcows, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: July 25

I was diagnosed 7 years ago with polymyositis at age 39. After high dose prednisone and eventually remission I had a flare-up and for the last 2 years have been on 5mg prednisone daily and 20mg methotrexate weekly

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Comment from: Katherine, 45-54 Female Published: February 01

Back when I was around 45 it started with muscle weakness in upper body. Went and was tested by many physicians. I also had loads of PT. Then in 1950 they found cancer of the uterus. The cancer was removed and I was told I had been suffering from polymyositis.

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