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12-20-2014, 01:07 PM   #1
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Anyone had a fungus develop from taking humira

Has anyone had a fungus develop from taking humira? If so, how were they diagnosed and what were symptoms? And how was it treated? Just wondered because I have had a strange feeling under breast for a month. Could be in lungs. Getting it checked out soon.
12-20-2014, 01:09 PM   #2
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I've had some fungal infections, but I've always thought it was more to do with my being on antibiotics than Humira. It's good that you're getting checked out soon. I hope someone else is able to respond who can help you better.
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12-20-2014, 04:00 PM   #3
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I had multiple fungal infections when I was on Humira. I think it's pretty common. Glad you are getting checked out.
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12-20-2014, 08:24 PM   #4
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I had multiple fungal infections when I was on Humira. I think it's pretty common. Glad you are getting checked out.
Thanks for responding. Went to ER and they found nothing! They did lung X-ray and blood tests and heart test. All normal. It is frustrating because pain is real and constant. What symptoms did you have?
01-07-2015, 09:21 AM   #5
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I've been on Humira for a year. I now have a couple of spots of what they are calling ring worm/could also be psoriasis. Scaly patches of skin.
I'm curious why you would think something inside of you in your lungs would be fungal?
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01-07-2015, 09:56 PM   #6
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I have been on Humira for a year and a half. I have had sinus infections and similar patchy-dry areas which come and go. But I have not had that severe abdominal pain. Except once when I was on antibiotics and Humira, causing severe constipation. I find taking Metamucil helps me be more regular. I go from diarrhea with a flare to constipation when I am doing fair. So, its not ever quite "normal" but its normal for me. Good luck! I am waiting to get results for Humira anibody levels and 6-MP levels because I developed a severe redness to my gums along with a rash on my abdomen and feeling a lump in my throat every time I swallow...anyone have this kind of reaction to Humira or 6-MP. My ears are also acting up.
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