As per my last post, I have been on 15mg Pred for two weeks and seemed to be fine on that dose. I wasn't feeling very well on Thursday, nothing specific but during Thurs night and on Friday, I felt very unwell, sore throat, high temp and aching all over. Some of the pain was like the PMR/GCA, sore shoulders, hips, upper arms and excruciating headache. What made me think it was maybe a flare was the headache did not get better with painkillers. I took 5mg Pred on Friday afternoon and felt better by evening.
My sore throat has not come to anything but I do have a dry cough and wheezing/whistling sound from my chest especially when I lie down. My temp was still 38.5 to 39 until Saturday evening. I also had extra 5mg Pred on Saturday but have not had any extra today (sun). I am still not feeling well, my chest hurts when I breathe. I do not have the PMR/GCA pain.
What do you think flare or flu and should I pay a visit to the doctor? Pat