Category Archives: TNF Blocker

Psoriasis Isn’t Contagious

August is Psoriasis Awareness Month and it has spurred me to recall some of my interesting experiences with psoriasis. Psoriasis is an autoimmune condition, i.e. it is caused by the body’s immune system malfunctioning.  It isn’t an infection.  Even though … Continue reading

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Enbrel. Make it generic baby!

I recalled that Enbrel, being one of the first biologics developed, must be coming up to the end of its’ patent soon.  Those of you who have read about me will know that the first biologic I went on was … Continue reading

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Increased Risk of Lymphoma if on TNF Blocker?

About 2 years ago my doctor in China (Internal Medicine Specialist) mentioned that there were some reports of increased incidence of lymphoma in patients taking TNF blockers.  At the time I just acknowledged it and didn’t take it any further.  … Continue reading

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