I was diagnosed with Giant Cell Arteritis in November 2017 while hospitalized for a stroke (which in my opinion was caused by GCA although doctors do not concur). Had bi-lateral temporal biopsy confirming GCA on right side. Was on 80mg Prednisone for approximately 3 weeks. On my 12/6 visit to rheumatologist assigned to me in hospital, he began to taper Prednisone. I am now at 20mg and will go to 15mg in 2 days for two weeks. I have some stiffness in lower jaw which I reported to Rheumatologist and he told me to see my dentist to see if there is an infection in jaw. My question is whether the stiffness is a post stroke symptom or flare of GCA. I find it so interesting that there is so much info and interest in GCA in the UK and virtually none in the United States. My heritage is 1/2 British and 1/2 Welsh.