How are you coping with Prednisone hunger?
I have been dealing with prednisone hunger since being diagnosed with pmr....
Hi all I had a flare a few weeks ago and had to go up to 10mg pred, which was disappointing, as I had got down to 3 and was trying to get dow...
Just wondered if anyone else has problems getting blood tests done at their GP surgery. I went to mine to ask for a hba1c test ( I am type 2 ...
I don’t do well with sedation so I am thinking to go for it with just the throat spray!...
Vascular ultrasound highly sensitive, specific for large-vessel GCA diagnosis
“ We think these results implicate that ultrasound should not only be a first-line imaging test in patients presenting with cranial symptoms,...
Bad case of esophagitis
It all started with acid reflux for about a year and a half, taking Tums and thinking everything is alright. Until I started noticing my acid...
Chemo radiation or oesophagectomy?
My father in law has been diagnosed with early stage oesophageal cancer....
Glucose tolerance test and Prednisalone
I am due to have a glucose tolerance test tomorrow morning,. The instructions are to eat nothing for 12 hours before it and only drink water....
Bone marrow biopsy
Hi everyone I had a call from haematology department to request I have a bone marrow biopsy next Monday, the rheumatoligist I'm with(dr Rod H...
The Birdie 6 Saga Continues! For Daisy.
Second in command in the Cockatiel order this is Rodney the flying Ace!.. Now quiffless in his older years he was named after Rod Stewart bec...
CBD and/or THC oil
Hello, my dad has had to stop treatment as he is too weak ( mostly due to not being able to swallow ) after chemo and radiotherapy. He wasn’t...
Good morning, I am due an endoscopy at the end of the month to look at my oesophagus. I had a bad bout of reflux, without heartburn but just ...
Pituitary tumour update.
that my adrenals are not functioning and fully expect to be put on either Hydrocortisone or remain on 5 - 7.5mg of pred for the rest of my li...
The hospital rang me an hour ago to make an urgent appointment for next Tuesday, the earliest they can do. They have obviously had results fr...
E-cigarettes can damage DNA and increase the risk of cancer, say researchers.
The chemicals present in e-cigarettes can alter DNA in oral cells and increase the risk of cancer, according to research being presented toda...
Increase pred before hip replacement?
I believe I have read on this forum that it is a good idea to increase the dose of pred before an operation. I am now down to 1 mg after a lo...
Endoscopy update for Acid Reflux, As promised
( that’s what it say’s ) Apparently this could have been caused by the 2 years on steroids....
Refused Esomeprazole by GP?
My GP says she is unable to prescribe Esomeprazole as its too expensive according to the NICE guidelines. That's even though the gastro consu...
Who care's for the carer?
The immunologist thinks I have had both Fibro and M.E for a long time, but it's got worse since last year when my husband fell over and in my...
Acid Reflux and medication
Hi guys, I have been taking Lansoprazole tablets for some 30 years and I have always been told to take them before bed particularly as I am a...
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