Probably ranting a little but I just find The approach of Rhuemayoligists towards PMR sufferers very frustrating . I saw my Rhuemy the first time 4 months ago pleasant chap , I had already been on Pred for 4 months prior to seeing him so was already reducing , he told me on that occasion to get down to 10mg before the recent appointment from 15 mg seemed OK . When I went the other day for my appointment it was a different Rhuemy I had never seen before , I walk in he didn't introduce himself , he tells me the computer is down so he can't see my notes , then he says are you taking any medication , I nearly fell of my chair what a joke I waited 4 months for that, after 1 or 2 questions , he said see you in 6 months , try to get as low on the Pred as you can , I have a phone number that can take up to a week to return a call as they always go to answering machine , think I should have stayed with my GP at least he is available when needed . Any one else have these kind of Rhuemy problems or have I just picked a bad apple . This forum is like having a Rhuemy on hand 24/7, so much experience on here you usually find the answer's to your questions . Down to 8mg now doing half a mg a fortnight fingers crossed , staying positive
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