I was on steriods for 20 weeks, tapering every 2 weeks. It was long, exhausting. I did have some relief for a few months with no pain. My wounds did take longer to heal...but I was pain free. I would get abcess here and there. When I was finishing my dosage, more abcesses appeared...significantly smalled than the beginning abcesses. I changed my diet and finally fully recovered. I was "sick" for 14 months. The average case is 18 months.
Hi there! Since the steroid burst I have been healing with natural remedies; taking turmeric through my naturopath doctor, taking other supplements as well, also changed my diet and I'm following the PALEO diet. What I believe has helped me a lot as well is acupuncture (chinese healing treatment). There are specific points/channels in acupuncture for treating breast abscesses! Since doing these things, I have been pain free since June (4 months), I feel very normal now, my mass is shrinking, my wounds are healing and shrinking too. I noticed that if I stop following my PALEO diet, and stop acupuncture, abscesses start coming back.
I'm 9 months into GM and I feel great about the path I'm on and I pray everyone is on their way to healing.
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