I have Crohn's and started Remicade and have been on Prednisone for years. I am finally able to get off of it with help from the Remicade. I however, AM GOING TO GO BALD! I'm not sure if it's stress, symptoms of the disease or side effects from the med... I need to stop loosing my hair and find a med to help me grow some back. ANY SOLUTIONS ANYONE??
I have UC and have been on remicade and prednisone. After being on prednisone for a few months, my hair started falling out and thinning. I had really this hair that I always hated, and now its so thin its gross, to me, at least. Most people cant even tell because they don't know what I looked like before.
I have been told by multiple drs that after I am off the prednisone, the effects should reverse itself. Unfortunately, I do not know any other way to get your hair to grow back. But, if you are like me, then you will not go bald. As far as the Remicade, I do not know if it has similar side effects.
I hope that helps, or give you hope to get your hair back. It was devistating to me too.
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